JWOF Conference Highlight - 2019

Author  Cheryl Wynter

Consul General and Honorary Chair of the Jamaican Women of Florida (JWOF),    Mr. R. Oliver Mair (2nd right) sharing a proud moment with newly elected    Executive Board members and scholarship awardees  at the recent Annual    Women's Empowerment Conference and Scholarship Luncheon, last Saturday (Mar.    23) at the Jungle Island, Miami.   JWOF members also celebrated sixth (6th)    anniversary since the inception in April 2013, and continuing their mission    of empowering women through mentorship, education and personal development.

Webp.net resizeimage 13 From left: scholarship awardees  Mikala Uter (2019);  Rachel Wildman (2016);    Taylor Reid (2019); June Minto, JWOF newly-elected President; Brianna Murphy    (2018); and Arlene Lewis Marr (newly elected Vice President.    Jamaican Joy Spence, OD, CD, the first woman to achieve the position of    Master Blender in the spirits industry, globally, engaged the over 200  audience with a story of outstanding accomplishment with much humor and    humility.  The audience also joined in discussions as they listened intently    to several accomplished panelists who shared their experiences and insights on topics of TRANSFORMATION and MENTORING.