Imani Duncan

Imani Duncan

A former Government Senator, Co-Executive Director of Jamaica’s leading think tank, the Caribbean Policy Research Institute (CaPRI), and Group Strategy Officer for the JMMB Group – a leading Caribbean financial services group, Imani Duncan-Price exhibits a record of successful leadership. As Chief of Staff in the ‘Office of the Leader of the Opposition’ in Jamaica she supported then Opposition Leader and People’s National Party (PNP) President, Dr. Phillips, in policy and political strategy formulation.

With her passion for social innovation and impact, Imani recently established the ‘Imani, Grace and Love’ Foundation focusing on Women’s Economic Empowerment and Affordable Dignified Housing. She also continues her social justice activism supporting the Jamaica Household Workers Union and Jamaica Network of Rural Women Producers.

As an international management consultant, she focused on business cluster competitiveness, gender and social intervention. Imani also led extensive research and co-authored the case study, “Arrested Development: The Political Origins and Social Foundations of Common Violence in Jamaica”, published in 2008, Brooks World Poverty Institute Working Paper No. 46.

After her year as Miss Jamaica World 1995, Imani earned a BA from Wesleyan University and Master’s in International Development from Harvard Kennedy School.

Named a Young Global Leader 2015, Eisenhower Fellow 2018 and Vital Voices Public Leadership Fellow 2021, Imani is married to Stephen and mother of three young children, Aidan, Marley and Selah.

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