Archives: DIH GLA Graduates

Astra Armbrister-Rolle

Astra Armbrister-Rolle is The Bahamas Consul General to Atlanta, Georgia. Her office has jurisdiction and accreditation in ten states in the U.S. Southeast. Rolle is a non-profit professional, a fierce advocate for sustainable, community-centered economic development for her country, and has served as the Consul General for The Bahamas in  Atlanta since November 2017.   Her …

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Carmin R. Brown

Carmin R. Brown is the Multi-Cultural Business Alliance Manager, in the Social Innovation division, at Toyota Motor North America, Inc. (TMNA).  Carmin is responsible for leading and supporting strategic development plans for multicultural community partners (i.e. African American, Women, Latino, Native American, etc.) in alignment to Social Justice initiatives. Carmin has also managed Toyota’s national …

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Chanelle Brown

Chanelle Brown is a communications practitioner and the Research and Policy Fellow at the International Black Women’s Public Policy Institute. Previously, she served as the Public Relations Manager at TV One, Communications Director in the New York State Assembly and as a communications associate with the Los Angeles City Council.  Brown has also held multiple …

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Thai Buckman

Thai Buckman is the Program Coordinator at VSEDC South LA  Best Buy Teen Tech Center, an affiliate of The Clubhouse  Network. She is committed to helping youth discover their unique path to success. She joined The Clubhouse Network as a Mentor Coordinator at  EXPO Center, where she quickly flourished in building mentor-mentee relationships, creating content for programming, …

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Marlissa Collier

Marlissa Collier is the Area Manager of Network Services at AT&T in Dallas, TX. In this role, she is responsible for technician dispatch strategy and operations for Northern California and Nevada. Marlissa joined AT&T as a member of the 2015 cohort of AT&T’s flagship Leadership Development Program. Since joining AT&T, she has held roles in …

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Opal Enriquez

Opal Enriquez was born in the country of Belize and migrated to the United States along with her family shortly after her completion of her primary school education. With newfound opportunity to explore her talent, she attended   Hamilton High School Academy of Music, where she was awarded an NAACP scholarship to study dance and …

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Nikisha Evans

Nikisha Evans is an Entrepreneur at heart and a Licensed Paralegal of The Law Society of Ontario. Her passion for justice, love for advocacy and compassion for others guides her in representing clients in her Paralegal practice, Evans Paralegal Services. Nikisha is also the President of The Congress of Black Women Canada London Chapter, which is one of …

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Tammilee Jules

Tammilee has been the Poet in Residence for the International Black Women’s Public Policy Institute (IBWPPI) for the past 12 years. Traveling with IBWPPI, Tammilee opens every Policy Forum with a message that sets the atmosphere to receive the Agenda. Tammilee has spoken before World Leaders, CEO’s, Business Owners, Members of Parliament, Congressional Leaders, in …

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Sinenhlanhla Luthuli

Please let me introduce myself. I am Sinenhlanhla Luthuli, currently employed as a principal engineer at Toyota South Africa Motors for the past 9 years. I have a Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering. I was born in Nongoma, a rural town in Northern KwaZulu-Natal. This area up to this day is still an impoverished …

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Krysta A. Mason-Smith, LL.B, LL.M

Mason-Smith graduated from the prestigious Queen’s College High School and the former College of the Bahamas (both in Nassau, Bahamas) as well as the University of Manchester (England) and St. Thomas University (Florida).  She completed her Professional Studies at BPP Professional Education (England) which qualified her as a Barrister.  She was called to both the …

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