Basseterre, St. Kitts, September 15, 2021(SKNVIBES)

Educator and innovator, Dr. Almesha Richardson-Campbell, delivered a captivating and informative address earlier this evening (Wednesday, September 15) as the featured speaker at the Prime Minister’s Independence Lecture Series held in the conference room of the Royal St. Kitts Hotel. A daughter of the soil who now resides in the United States of America, Dr. Richardson-Campbell is the Assistant Vice President for Research and Economic Development/Director for Technology Transfer and Commercialization at US-based Jackson State University (JSU).

Dr. Richardson-Campbell used her remarks to inspire students and educators in St. Kitts and Nevis by reflecting on the theme for this year’s 38th Anniversary of Independence – “Adapt, Diversify, Recreate: Independence 38.”“If this pandemic has taught us anything, it should be how to adapt to a new normal. However, it has also allowed us to diversify our efforts; and to recreate new trends,” Dr. Richardson-Campbell said while delivering her address virtually. She added, “The future demands people who are agile, flexible, innovative, and always willing to learn and adapt. We need future leaders to understand that all these things will be intrinsic to the leadership ecosystem.