Dr. Karen Nelson is a Jamaican-born American Microbiologist, who is the current president of the J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI).She was educated at the University of the West Indies and earned a Ph.D. from Cornell University.
Eric Holder is the nation's 82nd and first African-American Attorney General of the United States, serving from 2009 to 2015 under President Obama.Holder is of Barbadian heritage. His father is from Barbados as well as his maternal grandparents.
Tony and Grammy Award Winner Heather Headley considers her multi-faceted career a blessing. She was born and spent most of her childhood on the beautiful Caribbean island of Trinidad. The daughter of a pastor, she started singing and playing the piano in the church at a very young age. The family moved to the United States in the early 90's where Heather's love for the arts continued.