Emma C. Lewis

Emma C. Lewis


Ms. Emma Lewis is a writer, independent blogger and social media activist, with wide experience in the field of communications. She served for 16 years as Media Coordinator and as Public Affairs Specialist at the U.S. Embassy in Jamaica, administering small grants for the U.S. State Department. She was also public affairs consultant for US Government official visits in Guyana, Barbados and Trinidad.

She is a contributor to Global Voices, an online community. She is currently a Board Member and Vice President at the Farquharson Institute of Public Affairs (FIPA); a Board Member at the Natural History Museum of Jamaica; and a Board Member/Secretary and Chair of the Media Working Group for a regional NGO, BirdsCaribbean.

Born in London, Ms. Lewis moved to Jamaica in 1988, having worked in international banking in the City of London for eight years. She graduated from Oxford University with B.A. (Hons) and Master’s degrees in Oriental Studies (Japanese). She lives in Kingston with her husband.

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