Strides of Women

Latin America and the Caribbean, Why Women Count

jamaica1Cassida Jones is Vice President and head of human resources at the Jamaican firm of Grace Kennedy Limited – one of a new generation of women changing the face of the Jamaican corporate world. Working women first became accepted in the aftermath of the second World War in which thousands of Jamaican servicemen were killed. Today there are Jamaican women lawyers, doctors, construction workers, eachers, pilots, security officers, journalists and football players. “When you look at the universities, the majority of people graduating are female,” says Cassida. “So it’s showing the paradigm shift of thinking amongst women.”

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Strides of Women
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