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Nevis’ Premier among AFUWI 2023 honourees

Nevis’ Premier, the Hon. Mark Brantley is one of six (6) persons who has been recognized by the American Foundation For the University of the West Indies (AFUWI).




AFUWI 26th annual Legacy Awards Gala (to be held in New York) will this year raise a toast to six extraordinary professionals who have distinguished themselves in the diverse fields of wealth management, music, political leadership, medicine, and academia.




AFUWI was established in 1956 to develop an endowment fund in the United States for The University of the West Indies (UWI). Today, its mission is to source and administer private donations, maximize philanthropic efforts, etc.




The six, who will be honoured at the gala on April 20th, 2023, include Sandra L. Richards, Managing Director, Head of Global Sports and Entertainment and Segment Sales, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management; The Hon. Mark A.G. Brantley, Premier of Nevis; Dr. Farley R. Cleghorn Chief Medical Officer and Global Head, Health Practice; Robert “Don Pooh” Cummins, veteran music industry executive and entrepreneur.



Dr. Hazel Carter, Associate Professor and Programme Director of Educational Leadership, City College of New York and Beverley Hunter, Administrative Officer, Institutional Advancement Division, Office of the Vice Chancellor, The University of the West Indies.