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UWI Alumni share experiences on leadership and innovation at Lok Jack GSB

For Release Upon Receipt - November 30, 2010

St. Augustine

The University of the West Indies (UWI) Alumni of the St Augustine Main Campus and its Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business (Lok Jack GSB), will gather from 6pm on Thursday 2nd December, 2010 at the Lok Jack GSB to share experiences on leadership and innovation. Leading the discussion entitled “Conversations in Leadership and Innovation” will be four of the UWI’s distinguished Alumni namely Mr Jason Julien, General Manager, First Citizens Investment Services Limited, Mr Bevil Wooding ICT consultant and Special Advisor to the Caribbean Telecommunications Union, Mr Hayden Blades, President of Business Insight Limited and former Senior Economist of RBTT and Ms Gina Welch, Marketing Director of FV Holdings Limited.


“The Conversations in Leadership and Innovation lecture series was conceptualised to build on and learn from, the many indigenous experiences of personal and professional success that have been produced by UWI graduates locally, regionally and internationally,” said Mark Regis, President of the UWI Alumni Association (Trinidad and Tobago Chapter) which has partnered with the recently formed UWI Lok Jack GSB Alumni Board, to deliver this inaugural lecture.

The quarterly Conversations in Leadership and Innovation lecture is free and is open to attendance by the general public.


About The UWI Alumni Association (T&T Chapter)

Over the past two decades The University of the West Indies Alumni Association Trinidad and Tobago Chapter (UWIAATT) has demonstrated its motto of giving back something to the UWI. Established in 1989 as the UWI Guild of Graduates (Trinidad and Tobago Chapter) the Association has contributed to the development of the University and its student body through the distribution of bursaries, contributions to the Library collection and the establishment of the popular UWI World of Work programme now sponsored by Republic Bank. The UWIAATT’s mission is to foster alumni interest and goodwill in University affairs by encouraging intellectual and emotional ties between members and their University. Through its Future Alumni programme, the Association also seeks to foster interest in University education in the wider community, with a special emphasis on encouraging persons to attend the University of the West Indies.