24
MAY
2017

Florence Saint-Jean

Florence Saint-Jean is the executive director of Global Trauma Research. Under Florence’s leadership, GTR has two main initiatives: The Trauma Center at Haitian American Community Coalition (HCC) and The Trauma Project. The Trauma Center serves underrepresented people in NYC and...
24
MAY
2017

Gary Eugene

Gary C. Eugene is Chief of the North Miami Police Department. A 30-year law enforcement veteran, he began his law enforcement career with the City of Miami Police Department in 1985. He worked his way up the ranks becoming the first Haitian-born lieutenant in Miami P.D. in 1996,...
24
MAY
2017

Dr. Grace M.A. Stephens

Dr. Grace Marnelle Alexis Stephens is currently chancellor of MacCormac College in Chicago, making her one of the youngest college presidents in America, the first woman and the first person of color to hold the presidency of the 110‐year-old institution. Prior to joining...
24
MAY
2017

Jean Eddy Saint Paul

Jean Eddy Saint Paul is the Founding Director of the Haitian Studies Institute at the City University of New York. His geographic focus is Latin America and the Caribbean, particularly Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Mexico. He earned a Ph.D. in sociology in 2008 at the...
24
MAY
2017

Jean-Pierre St. Victor

Jean-Pierre Saint Victor is a Managing Director & Client Executive at BNY Mellon Treasury Service & Global Client Divisions.  As head of the Bermuda and the Caribbean Region, he is responsible for all relationships in these markets; financial, corporate, governmental and...
24
MAY
2017

Joanne Hyppolite

Joanne Hyppolite is a curator at the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) with expertise in African American and African diaspora material and expressive culture.  She is the curator of the Cultural Expressions inaugural exhibition and co-curator of A...
24
MAY
2017

Josy Dussek

Josy Dussek is the Director of Arts Operations for New York’s City Parks Foundation Arts and Cultural Department. The arts department operates Summer Stage in Central Park, Summer Stage in various citywide locations, Summer Stage Family, the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival and the...
24
MAY
2017

Cat Cherie

Cat “Kreyolicious” Cherie is a Haitian-American blogger, influencer and writer whose site kreyolicious.com is one of the top web destinations for Haitian-Americans. She started her venture in 2011 and it soon became one of the premiere hubs on the net for everything about Haitian...
24
MAY
2017

Marie-Paule Dupiton

Marie-Paule Dupiton graduated from the State University of Haiti School of Medicine in 1992. She founded Camkids Pediatrics P.C., a medical facility in South East Queens, almost two decades ago.  She is a strong advocate for her patients and their families, addressing their...
24
MAY
2017

Mecca Grimo

Mecca “Grimo” Marcelin is a cultural ambassador and a champion for youth programs. His five uncles were musicians and his great uncle, Félix Morisseau-LeRoy, was a renowned poet who broke the language barrier by writing and reciting poetry and plays in Haitian Creole. Mecca...