• Caribbean Digital Divas

    Caribbean professional women embracing digital strategies.

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  • 2016 Panel Event

    Branding, building clout and remaining relevant

    More than a buzz word

    Branding is more than just your logo (visuals are a huge part of it), but consumers are interested in more than just what your selling. They want to know about your company, your story and what you represent. Digital advancements have made it easy to access information, which contributes to how consumers view brands. Owning and actively participating on how you are perceived throughout the consumer decision journey is what active branding is. Caribbean businesses and entrepreneurs need to be at the forefront of it to remain competitive. Who better to share our niche cultural brands and experiences to the world better than us? Join us as we dissect digital branding with respect to the Caribbean demographic.


    Date: Thursday, March 24

    Time: 6:00pm-9:00pm EST

    Location: Livestream Public (Brooklyn, NY 195 Morgan Avenue, Brooklyn, New York, 11237)

  • Speakers

    We're on a mission to connect your cause to the people who care the most.

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    Kerry-Ann Reid Brown

    Career & Entrepreneur Strategist

    Founder of Carry On Friends , Kerry-Ann is committed to equipping the Caribbean American community with the resources and content that informs, inspires, and empowers them to build meaningful careers, build strong brands and businesses that will have a positive impact on their immediate communities, the diaspora, the Caribbean region and the world.

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    Kelly Pierre-Louis

    Strategic Marketing, Digital & eCommerce / Mobile

    This Haitian-American talent is a leading force as a dreamer, serial entrepreneur and marketing executive. With a passion for changing narratives and shifting the misconceptions within her communities, Kelly runs her businesses as a Marketing & Digital Strategy Consultant and several businesses including Founder of Oui, Thérèse and Co-Founder & Managing Partner at LaPerle Media LLC. When she's not running her companies, she is overseeing Audience Development and Consumer Engagement.

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    Shelley V. Worrell

    Cultural Entrepreneur & Founder of caribBEING

    A first generation Caribbean-American, Shelley Vidia Worrell is a cultural entrepreneur with extensive experience in digital distribution, brand management, strategic partnerships and business development. Born and currently residing in Brooklyn, Shelley is the Founder and Principal of caribBEING and Worrell Media Group. She has worked for top media and technology brands including Google, The History Channel, A&E, Time Warner and The Madison Square Garden leading the successful launch of over 100 digital and cable VOD channels. In addition, she has produced over 200 events under caribBEING’s umbrella, successfully collaborating with top cultural institutions such as Brooklyn Museum, MoCADA, Queens Museum and NYC Council. In her multiple roles, Shelley is responsible for the creative development and production of programming, content acquisition as well as outreach, maintaining relationships with artists, filmmakers, and press. After 10+ years working in global content marketing, TV/digital operations and brand development, Shelley is now dedicated full-time to caribBEING and Worrell Media. In her spare time, Shelley maintains two gardens.

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    Jay Blessed (Social Correspondent)


    A philanthropist, writer, producer, voice-over talent, hostess, and TV personality, watch as Jay Blessed is the acclaimed, award-winning, Queen of Caribbean Entertainment News and Gossip!. Get ready for the real scoop on your Caribbean celebs and people of interest. JayBlessed.com gives you the breaking news and biggest stories dominating the Caribbean entertainment landscape and everything in between!

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    Mikelah Rose (moderator)

    Creator of Style & Vibes and Caribbean Digital Divas

    Mikelah is a Caribbean Culture expert, curating the bridge between the Caribbean and its diaspora. A CUNY Baruch College graduate with a BBA in Marketing. With previous experience with Caribbean lifestyle brands such as VP Records, Tempo TV and JAMROCK Magazine. Currently serving as a digital marketing maven by day, while continuing to collaborate with Caribbean brands through her platforms Style & Vibes and Caribbean Digital Divas.

  • About

    In 2013 Mikelah created the annual event Caribbean Digital Divas, held during Women’s History Month, to celebrate women of Caribbean heritage and their accomplishments in their respective industries embedded with digital success. The platform allows Caribbean professional women to embrace, discuss and collaborate on the role of digital strategies can assist in the advancement of Caribbean women in corporate businesses, entrepreneurial start-ups and career growth.

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    Digital Branding

    Brooklyn, New York - 2016

    Building clout and remaining relevant...more details coming soon!

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    Digital Entrepreneurs, the Good, the Bad & The Challenging

    New York City - 2014

    Trinidadian Blogger/Social Strategist Jay Blessed (Jay Blessed Media), Jamaican/Bajan – American Media Producer/E-Boutique Co-owner Syn Dawkins, Haitian artist Amy Théard, Jamaican-American DJ/Media Personality Diva Nikki Z, and Trinidadian Designer, Tabitha St. Bernard (TabiiJust).

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    Music & Digital

    New York City - 2013

    Open round table hosted by radio maven and Sirius Satellite Music Director Pat McKay

  • Behind the CDD Brand


    Learn more about why I created Caribbean Digital Divas

    It's time to recognize Caribbean women in the digital space.

    The First Caribbean Digital Divas Event

    Round table discussion about music and digital.

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