If you’re serious about a career in social media and digital marketing it’s essential to get quality training you won’t find get from your 9-5. Social networks and all digital platforms are continuously updating and we need to how to use them, how others are interacting with them, and of course in the local context*. Continue reading
The two-year-old boy is recovering, says Peace Management Initiative (PMI) senior social worker Berthlyn Plummer. One week after a gunman’s bullet shattered his little arm, his family told Berthlyn that he’s once again playing. Continue reading
Maybe you’ve seen them wearing their branded t-shirts serving coffee at events around Jamaica. There are now three full-time and 25 part-time baristas working with Deaf Can! Coffee, just two years since the social enterprise launched. In that short time, founders Blake and Tashi Widmer have learned quite a lot about how to make a social enterprise work in Jamaica. Continue reading
Call centre jobs, climate change, murders and tiefing – are among Jamaica’s most pressing existential questions, jokes David Soutar of SlashRoots, the Kingston-based social impact organisation that uses technology to tackle some of those issues here and abroad. Continue reading
Loop News interviewed me this week about my work for brands, non-profits, digital transformation in Jamaica and my social media strategy workshop at CARIMAC/UWI on June 21-22.