Her Excellency Sylvanie Burton has secured 10th place in the top Caribbean Global Leaders 2024. The list acknowledges leadership dedicated to their country and the Caribbean region. 

The President of the Commonwealth of Dominica has secured 10th place in the top Caribbean Global Leaders 2024 by the Caribbean Global Awards. 

The Caribbean Global Awards acknowledged the leaders on the list that demonstrate their leadership in their country and in the Caribbean region. 

This is a historical moment, as the votes were submitted via the People’s Choice Awards. The Caribbean Global Awards extended their gratitude towards participants for their contributions. 

The list displays the dedication, determination, and relentless work of the broader Caribbean community, all of whom have greatly contributed to the advancement and success of the Caribbean region. 

Her Excellency Sylvanie Burton 

Since being elected to the presidency in September 2023, not only is H.E. Burton the first female President of Dominica, but she is also the first indigenous Kalinago individual and the youngest.  

H.E. Burton represents all Dominican women and the Kalinago community. H.E. Burton’s position is significant as she has identified various areas in Dominican communities that require improvement. 

Prior to her presidency election, H.E. Burton served as the permanent secretary in the Ministry of Environment, Rural Modernisation, Kalinago Upliftment and Constituency Empowerment. 

Furthermore, H.E. Burton’s dedication to Dominica is evident in her work as a Development Officer in the Ministery in Kalinago Affairs and as a District Development Officer (DDO). Her 25 years served in the Justice of the Peace and over 20 years as an associate to the Roman Catholic Church.  

 Caribbean Global Leaders 2024 

The Caribbean Global Awards recognises outstanding talented and accomplished Caribbean leaders that have impacted change in their countries and in the global community. 

This list is supported by the public and indicates how exemplary leadership in the Caribbean has positively affected their communities.  

It encourages support towards these leaders and gives them confidence in their performance and pursuit of their national objectives. 

The official list acknowledged the following Caribbean leaders: 

  1. President of Guyana: Honourable Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali 
  2. Prime Minister of Barbados: Honourable Mia Amor Mottley 
  3. Prime Minister of Grenada: Honourable Dickon Mitchell 
  4. Prime Minister of Jamaica: The Most Honourable Andre Holness 
  5. Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis: Honourable Dr. Terrance Drew 
  6. Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines: Honourable Ralph Everard 
  7. Prime Minister of the Bahamas: Honourable Philip Davis 
  8. Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago: Honourable Dr. Keith Christopher Rowley 
  9. Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda: Honourable Gaston Browne 
  10. President of Dominica: H.E. Sylvanie Burton and Actor from Guadeloupe: Michel Reinette 
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