The UWI Open Campus Saint Lucia will on Thursday 19th May 2016 host a lecture entitled “Women, Politics and Transformational Leadership.” The lecture which begins at 7:00p.m. will be delivered by Dr. Gabrielle Hosein of The UWI’s Institute for Gender and Development Studies (IGDS), St .Augustine Campus.
This lecture forms part of a Regional Lecture Series which began in March 2016, to commemorate International Women’s Day and will continue through to December 2016.
Dr Gabrielle Jamela Hosein has a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Toronto, an M.Phil in Gender and Development Studies from The University of the West Indies, and a Ph.D in Anthropology from University College London. Her current research areas are politics and governance, Indo-Caribbean feminisms and sexualities. She is a Lecturer and Graduate Studies Coordinator at the Institute for Gender and Development Studies,and has been involved in Caribbean feminist movement building for two decades. She also writes a weekly column, Diary of a Mothering Worker, for the Trinidad Guardian.
The public is invited to attend!