Baroness Scotland of Asthal is truly an inspiration for Caribbean people. In the video below, she gives an inspirational talk where she argues that each of us has as much power as we choose to take.
Baroness Scotland was born in Dominica, but who moved to England when she was three years old. Her life story shows how believing in yourself makes a difference to what you can truly achieve.
Many of us from the Caribbean have been taught that we have to rely on politiciians or the government to make a big difference in our lives.
Baroness Scotland’s many achievements can be shared by many throughout the Caribbean. Recently she was elected as the sixth Commonwealth Secretary-General. She received the majority of votes from the 53 member states of the Commonwealth of Nations at the 24th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) being held in Valletta, Malta, from November 27-29, 2015.
Acoss the Caribbean many of us are celebrating Baroness Scotland latest achievement.