Prof. Elsa Leo-Rhynie

She is a former Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of the West Indies' (UWI) Mona Campus. Her career in education has included stints as high school teacher, Lecturer and Senior Lecturer in the UWI School of Education as well as Professor of Gender and Development Studies, Pro Vice Chancellor and Chair of the Board for Undergraduate Studies and Deputy Principal of the Mona Campus, UWI. She was a member of the Privy Council of Jamaica from 1996 to 2006, and was awarded the national honour of Officer of Distinction (Commander Class) in 2000.  She was named Professor Emerita by the UWI following her retirement in 2007.