Christaneisha Soleyn, is the recipient of the 1st place prize for successfully completing the NGO Link Pilot- User Feedback Survey. She has received a scholarship to attend an upcoming Capacity Development Workshop: Monitoring and Evaluation. This scholarship is inclusive of: training materials, airfare, accommodation and per diem.
Christaneisha has a diverse professional background, she is a practicing and registered clinical psychologist, project management consultant and lecturer. She is also the charity founder of the United Youth Leaders of Barbados. Christaneisha has been in youth development work for the past 11 years and won the prestigious Commonwealth Youth Award of Excellence for her work in Barbados. She is also the creator of the Caribbean Youth Leadership Retreat where she serves as programme director.
In 2017, Christaneisha was named a Youth Hero by the Barbados Youth Development Council and was featured as “A Young Person to Watch” in a 2017 article focused on outstanding young people in Barbados. She has also been called upon as a reference person for two major youth policies in the region and has a passion and vested interest in furthering youth development in the region.