Dr Karren Dunkley
Dr. Karren Dunkley is an Educator, Transformational Leader, and Social Advocate. The daughter of a clerical officer in the Postal Service, Barbara Carmeta Bowen-Dunkley, and an insurance salesman, Melvyn Duncan Dunkley, Dr. Dunkley, came from humble beginnings in Ensom City, Spanish Town. A graduate of St. Catherine High and Wolmers Girls (Sixth Form) schools, Dr. Dunkley is a Proven Performer, who has earned the respect and recommendation of others who have seen her work first hand.
Currently, Dr. Dunkley is one of the most successful educators in the United States, and one of the most internationally recognized Jamaican-born educators. As a former high school principal and deputy superintendent, Dr. Dunkley is known for her transformational leadership and her inspiring relationships with the young people whom she has mentored in Jamaica, New York, and Pennsylvania.
The mission of the Northeast Diaspora Think Tank is to mobilize Jamaicans at home and abroad to nation-build around strategic areas by cultivating a sense of community through collaborative and connective structures.
EARLY LITERACY FOR CRITICAL AND CREATIVE THINKING
COLLEGE/CAREER ACCESS AND READINESS
YOUTH EMPOWERMENT & LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT
ACCESS TO CLEAN WATER FOR EVERY SCHOOL & HOUSEHOLD
SKILLS TRAINING & ENTREPRENEURSHIP
CARE FOR THE ELDERLY, ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT, HEALTHCARE
EMPLOYMENT ACCESS TO CAREER AND TECHNICAL TRADE UNIONS
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS