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Digicel Foundation Assists Festival Queens

Published:Thursday | July 28, 2016 | 12:00 AM
Miss Jamaica Festival Queen finalists listening attentively to the presentation from acting recruitment manager at Digicel Jamaica, Tashana Briscoe (standing), during their lunch and personal development session with Digicel Foundation.
Miss Jamaica Festival Queen Competition finalists photographed with Digicel Foundation staff members (seated, from left), Patrice Smith Sterling, social enterprise special projects manager; Krystal Tomlinson, public relations and engagement manager; and Kemesha Kelly, Respect Jamaica programme manager.

The finalists in the Miss Jamaica Festival Queen 2016 Competition were hosted at a lunch and professional development session by Digicel Foundation at their Ocean Boulevard Office on Monday.

The women were engaged in discussions on rÈsumÈ development and interview skills, project management for their respective parish projects, and opportunities for collaboration with Respect Jamaica and Digicel Foundation in their community development work.

This year, Digicel Foundation will award $165,000 towards the winner's project and will offer another $50,000 for the contestant judged 'Most Involved in the Community'. The coronation show is scheduled for Monday, August 1.