P.J. Patterson (left), patron of UWI Giving Week, has the full attention of the JMMB team (from left), Kim Mair, CEO, Joan Duncan Foundation; and JMMB Group directors, Wayne Sutherland and Andrew Cocking during the cocktail reception held at the UWI Headquarters for the UWI Global Giving Week Launch.
Donna Duncan-Scott (right), JMMB group executive director, culture and human development, engages in a lively conversation with UWI STAT (Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow) ambassadors (from left) Javanni Waugh, Nattalee Brown, Camenia Roberts, Keenan Falconer and Shaquille Douglas following the Launch of UWI Global Giving Week which took place on April 8 at the UWI Regional Headquarters. JMMB Group used the occasion to present a symbolic cheque valued at US$1M towards establishing the JMMB Endowment Fund, which will be used to provide scholarships, bursaries, student training and development and academic staff development and case writing. The UWI Global Giving Week is to be observed from July 31 to August 6 each year in a bid to create a culture of sustained philanthropy in the region to fund research, teaching and drive regional development at UWI.