Nivel de Educacion: Master
Titulo de Grado: Embajadora, Representante Permanente
Descripción: Glenda Morean-Phillip became ambassador of Trinidad and Tobago to the United States on June 6, 2008, serving concurrently as her country’s ambassador to Mexico and permanent representative to the Organization of American States. A senior counsel, Ambassador Morean-Phillip enrolled as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Trinidad and Tobago in 1974, and has the distinction of being the first Trinidad-born woman in her country to qualify as a solicitor. She engaged in active private practice as head of her law firm up until 2001, when she was appointed as a member of the Senate and achieved yet another milestone for women in her country by being the longest-serving female attorney general of Trinidad and Tobago from 2001 to 2003. Prior to her current posting, Ambassador Morean-Phillip served as high commissioner for Trinidad and Tobago based in London, with accreditation to the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Sweden and Germany (2003-08). In addition, Ambassador Morean-Phillip was a judge in the Supreme Court of Trinidad and Tobago from 1999 to 2000, and from 1987 to 2001, she served as an associate tutor on the faculty of the Hugh Wooding Law School at the University of the West Indies. She also served as a member of the Legal Aid and Advisory Authority (1994-2001) and the Disciplinary Committee of the Law Association (1992-95 and 1998-99). She again accomplished another milestone in 1989 by becoming the first female to be nominated president of the Law Association of Trinidad and Tobago. Ambassador Morean-Phillip has also been actively involved in public service and community development in her country through groups such as the Blind Welfare Association of Trinidad and Tobago, the Nursing Commission, Public Utilities Commission and Airports Authority of Trinidad and Tobago.
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