PRESENTER: RYSSA BRATHWAITE
Ryssa Brathwaite has over a decade of experience in youth and
community development at both the policy and programming level;
in both voluntary and professional capacities.
Formerly a Cabinet appointed member of the committee
responsible for the National Plan of Action for Children and the
CARICOM Commission for Youth Development; she was also
heavily involved in the development of the first National Youth
Policy of Trinidad and Tobago. Ryssa earned her undergraduate
degree from Andrews University, and her MBA from Anglia Ruskin
University where her focus of study was social entrepreneurship
among Non‐Governmental Organizations in Trinidad and Tobago.
She also holds certificates in Youth Work, Project Management,
Mediation and Urban Crime and Violence Prevention. She is
currently employed with the IDB‐funded Citizen Security
Programme (CSP) as a Community & Youth Specialist where she
oversees the design and implementation of community based,
youth‐focused social interventions in vulnerable communities
throughout Trinidad and Tobago.
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