Author: krisrampersad
Explore. Entertain. Excite. Educate. Empower. Where will Your Imagination Take You?We Will Take You There. Discover the World Through Novel Lenses. Innovative Education, Outreach, Advocacy, Information and Communication for Sustainable Development through print, stage or virtual platforms. I am a Multistakeholder Multimedia Multicultural Sustainable Development Journalist Educator Facilitator Editor Producer Publisher and change agent through traditional culture based, conventional (radio, television, print) & virtual media. Innovative Education, Outreach Initiatives. Writing, Editing, MultiMedia Content Development. Specialist in sustainable development, media, cultural heritage, gender for novel approaches to intercultural dialogue, social inclusion,diversity appreciation, multistakeholder outreach and engagement that integrate and synergises knowledge development through culture and gender sensitive lenses. A print and television journalist experienced in building multi-sectoral partnerships through international intergovernmental and local level agencies and actors for inclusion, social equity and justice, poverty eradication, food security, sound governance. Dynamic forms of education, literacy, communications, heritage conservation and protection, civic participation, democratic creative engagements. BA First Class Honours and PhD degrees from the University of the West Indies (UWI); Diploma in Mass Communications, Jawaharlal Nehru University; skills development training in management, leadership, diversity management, ICTs and new media, journalism, communications, fundraising, networking, gender equity and advocacy. National Medal (Gold) for Development of Women/Journalism; Recipient Commonwealth Professional Fellowship; Fellowship to Wolfson College, Cambridge University; the Foreign Press Centre of Japan, UWI post graduate scholar. Culling sustainable knowledge culture for heritage tourism and literacy with Leaves of Life through LiTTributes, LiTTevents & LiTTours. Author of Finding A Place & Through the Political Glass Ceiling, LiTTscapes – Landscapes of Fiction from Trinidad and Tobago. Awards for development of women, journalism, the arts, culture: Luminary 2015, Media Award for Excellence in Journalism, Pan American Health Organisation Award for Excellence in Journalism; Awards top student IIMC and UWI; UNESCO/BBC Communication Initiative Development Policy Blogging for New Media.