24
MAY
2017

Michèle Voltaire Marcelin

Michèle Voltaire Marcelin is a multifaceted artist is a performer, poet, writer, and painter who has lived in Haiti, Chile and the United States.  While some artists are born, ready to spread their magic when the muse touches them, others are shaped through li...
24
MAY
2017

Myrto Cesaire

Myrto Navado Cesaire is the founder and president of the Camyina International Farmworkers and Migrants Association and an indefatigable advocate for reform concerning farm workers. She joined the Georgia chapter of the Haitian American Nurses Association in 2011 and introduced a...
24
MAY
2017

Naomy Grand’Pierre

Naomy Grand’Pierre became Haiti’s first female Olympic swimmer when she swam the 50-meter freestyle at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. The 19-year-old was born in Montreal, Canada and raised in Atlanta by her Haitian parents. She is the oldest of five children.  She...
24
MAY
2017

Nika Milbrun

Nika Milbrun is the Assistant Director of Constituencies for Women’s and African-American Affairs for the Executive Chamber of New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo. In this capacity, she’s responsible for helping advance the governor’s public policy priorities as well as...
24
MAY
2017

Patrick Gaston

Patrick R. Gaston is president and CEO of Gaston Consulting, a management consulting company that assists corporations and non-profits in building corporate social responsibility, strategic planning, private/public partnerships and philanthropic strategies. Prior to this, Patrick...
24
MAY
2017

Paola Mathe

Paola Mathé a current resident of Harlem, New York by way of Pétion-Ville, Haiti, Paola Mathé is a creative director, photographer, and small business owner. Her work, which has been featured in publications such as the New York Times, Oxygen, The Cut, NY Magazine, BuzzFeed, and...
24
MAY
2017

Raynald D. Lévèque

Raynald D. Lévèque is a senior finance executive with two decades of combined traditional and alternative asset management, risk management and quantitative investment experience supported by a strong foundation in technology. Mr. Lévèque is currently a Vice President at the Bank...
24
MAY
2017

Richard S. Brookshire, III

Richard S. Brookshire, III is a queer Haitian-American writer and political commentator whose work focuses on race and identity politics. A former combat medic and Army Veteran, he is a magna cum laude graduate of Fordham University and holds an M.P.A. in urban politics and...
24
MAY
2017

Samyr Laine

Samyr Laine is a well-known track and field athlete who represented Haiti in international competitions for nearly a decade and among the best in the world in his discipline: the triple jump. He is Haiti’s national record holder with a jump of 17.39 meters and has won...
24
MAY
2017

Shaun “Kangol Kid” Fequiere

Shaun Shiller Fequiere (Kangol Kid) was simply the first Haitian in hip-hop. Kangol’s career as an entertainment entrepreneur began as a break-dancer for the super producing team and R&B band Full Force, and then joined the legendary rap group Whodini as a break-dancer....