GG Receives Participants in the GK Birthright Programme

Governor-General Sir Patrick Allen received on a Courtesy Call by participants in the GraceKennedy Jamaican Birthright Programme and executives of GK Foundation at King’s House on Friday, July 10.

The internship programme is aimed at reawakening second and third generation Jamaicans residing abroad to the fact that their Jamaican heritage is indeed their birthright. The programme seeks to expose selected candidates to their Jamaican culture while furthering their professional goals.

Sir Patrick Allen is photographed with participants in the GraceKennedy Jamaican Birthright Programme and executives of GK Foundation. From left are: Janae Bell, student of Harvard University residing in Florida, USA; Jamila Turner-Dell’Acqua who resides in the United Kingdom and holds a Bachelor of Arts in dance, Caroline Mahfood, Executive Director GraceKennedy Foundation; Crystal-Gayle Johnson, Project Officer GK Foundation; Danikquia Starks, graduate of the University of Maryland, USA and Uktpong Etang , a third year student of John Molson School of Business at Concordia University who resides in Canada.