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Ms. Leigh-Ann Worrell

Ms. Leigh-Ann Worrell

Temporary Project Coordinator


Leigh-Ann Worrell is the Temporary Project Coordinator at the Institute for Gender and Development Studies: Nita Barrow Unit. In 2016, she completed a masters in Women’s and Gender Studies at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada. While there, she also worked as a Sexual Assault Outreach Coordinator at Carleton University’s Graduate Students’ Association. She earned her first masters in Social Policy from Beijing Normal University in China, and her Bachelor of Arts in Media and Communication at the University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica. Leigh-Ann has also worked as a journalist at the Nation newspaper and Barbados’s online newspaper, Barbados Today.


M.A. - Women's and Gender Studies, Carleton University, Canada - 2016

MSc. - Social Policy, Beijing Normal University, China - 2013

B.A. - Media and Communication, The UWI - Mona Campus, Jamaica - 2009

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