Candice Lela - Rolingson

Candice Lela - Rolingson

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Name: Candice Lela - Rolingson
Organization: The Walker Lela Foundation for women's empowerment
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Title: Founder / Executive Director
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I am currently a master’s degree candidate at Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business (ALJGSB)- University of the West Indies, in pursuit to attain a MSc in International Master of Business Development & Innovation. I am passionate about learning and collaborating on exciting projects !! Below are some general highlights of my career- • Certified in a Digital Marketing at ALJGSB (2014) • Facilitated as a Judge of the Republic Bank RS Teen Great Debate "Be it resolved that sex education in schools will contribute to a decrease in pregnancies and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) amongst youth." (2013) • Presented at Women Deliver Conference held in Malaysia, an abstract of my dissertation 'The Cause, Effect and Influence of Behavior Change, affected by viewing the Film Positive and Pregnant', followed by a screening the film Positive & Pregnant (2013) • Certified as a Social Worker- University of the West Indies (2013) • Alumna of The International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs' (ECA) premier professional exchange program- Public Health Issues (2012) • Location Scout/Production Assistant & Actress for 'Home Again', a social interest film based on the plight of deportees returning to the Caribbean, directed by Sudz Sutherland (2012) • National Youth Award Recipient for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Trinidad & Tobago (2011) • Event Planner for largest World AIDS Day Health & Knowledge Fair, hosted by Ministry of People & Social Development's HIV Unit at Brian Lara Promenade (2010) • Producer-Filmmaker for multi-international award winning film Positive and Pregnant (2010) • Founded startup Fashionista Image Management (2006) & The Walker Lela Foundation a non-profit organization (2008)

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