Zoila Ellis Browne

Technical Advisor, Garifuna Heritage Foundation, Inc.

Zoila Ellis Browne

Technical Advisor, Garifuna Heritage Foundation, Inc.

Biography

Zoila Ellis Browne, born in Belize , is a Garifuna Woman  committed to contributing to the development of her Indigenous Heritage. She holds a  Law Degree from the University of the West Indies as well as a Masters Degree in Development Studies from the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex (UK).  She  has worked with OXFAM (UK) as its Deputy Regional Representative in  the Eastern Caribbean and has served as consultant on issues related to Law, Women and development, and Environmental Law in Belize and the wider  Caribbean.

As part of her commitment to  St. Vincent and the Grenadines, also known as   Yurumein, which is considered  as the ancestral homeland of all Garinagu,  she volunteers as  Technical  Programme Consultant  to   the Garifuna Heritage Foundation (TGHF) , a Vincentian non- Governmental organization promoting the Garifuna Heritage and Culture.  She currently serves as a Magistrate in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

All session by Zoila Ellis Browne

The Caribbean – A Region of Roots

11:00 -12:30
GRAND A, B, C