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Tanesha Westcar is an entrepreneur, events manager, International Development MSc graduate, Governor General Achievement Awardee and Goodenough College Fellow. She served four years as the UK Diaspora Advisor to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade and was the first Chairperson of the Global Jamaica Diaspora Youth Council (GJDYC). Tanesha is also an author and international speaker.
As part of her commitment to drive change, improve lives and give back, Tanesha partakes in many philanthropic exploits. Her earliest role in an East London School resulted in an invitation to 10 Downing Street to meet former Prime Minister Gordon Brown. She continues to make a positive impact in areas of education, youth advocacy, politics and economic empowerment.
Tanesha delivered a Port Talk Lecture at Goodenough College as their latest Fellow in the Faculty of Political and Social Sciences.
Tanesha is the first black woman to receive a fellowship at the institution. The appointment took place during the October Founder's Day ceremony.
Tanesha received the prestigious Governor General's Achievement Awards for excellence in the Diaspora. She was selected as the youngest ever speaker to deliver greetings on behalf of the Diaspora at the Opening Ceremony of the Biennial Conference. Tanesha also spoke at the Global Young Leaders of Jamaica Youth Forum as well as the Advocacy, Policy and Leadership workshop at the University of the West Indies.
House of Commons with David Lammy MP, Blaksox, Coreplan & Operation Black Vote dealing with the UK Drugs Policy review and the dis-proportionality in the Criminal Justice System. Topic: Is the UK Drugs War Really A War on Black Communities? Excellent discussions around quantitative and qualitative data.
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