AFUWI Gala Glitters

AFUWI Gala Glitters

Photo Credit – Margot Jordan Photography

On February 19, 2020 the American Foundation of the University of the West Indies (AFUWI) hosted its 23rd Annual Awards Gala at the iconic Pierre Hotel in Manhattan, New York. Lorraine Toussaint received the Bob Marley Award and here celebrates with alumni at the Pre-Gala Cocktail.

This year’s event, which is each year attended by the Diaspora, alumni and Friends of the UWI, corporate USA and executive management of The UWI, honoured the following:

Ø  Jamaica Money Market Brokers Group - The Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Business Leadership

Ø  St Lucian Prime Minister, the Hon Allen Chastanet — The Legacy Award

Ø  Trinidadian/American actress Lorraine Toussaint — The Bob Marley Award

Ø  BRP Companies — The Vice Chancellor's Corporate Award

Ø  Dr Godfrey Gibbison — the Pelican Award

Ø  The Hon David Paterson, former Governor of New York — the Pinnacle Award for Public Service Leadership.

The AFUWI gala raises funds to provide scholarships for students with financial need at The UWI.

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