Since her public debut in 2005 as Miss Jamaica World, Dr Terri-Karelle Reid has become one of the most well-loved media personalities in Jamaica. Known for her quirky combination of earthy wit and ebullience grounded in excellence, grace and elegance, Terri-Karelle has remained unapologetically authentic and unorthodox, using her multiple platforms to inspire, challenge and motivate. Though a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine – Terri-Karelle transitioned into the world of media, public relations, marketing, and management after her studies. She has worked as a PR exec with RISARC Consulting in Los Angeles; general manager of Spartan Health Club; and online brand manager of The Gleaner Company (Media) Ltd, where she was responsible for innovating successful digital marketing strategies for the oldest news media in the English-speaking Caribbean.
A powerful speaker, Terri-Karelle is a strong advocate for youth and women’s empowerment, environmentally-conscious sustainable development, and social justice. She has been an ambassador for the UNICEF’s #KeepChildrenSafe campaign, and the Office of the Children’s Registry #BreakTheSilence campaign. Terri-Karelle remains at the top of the list of sought-after hosts for corporate and public events locally and internationally. Whether it is adding zest and energy to one of the most popular TV shows in Jamaica, Digicel Rising Stars; addressing dignitaries at the most prestigious events; moderating some of the most high level panel discussions or introducing some of the world’s most powerful personalities and brands at the INMA Global Media Awards, she never fails to bring professional poise and poetic eloquence to the task at hand. The Leadership Series is pleased to have Terri-Karelle’s engaging and infectious personality on board as she brings the energy and vibe to the conference!