Mrs. Alicia Glasgow Gentles

Alicia Glasgow Gentles is the passionate and dynamic leader of Youth Upliftment Through Employment (YUTE) Ltd. Mrs. Glasgow Gentles is charged with the responsibility of charting the course for the rebirth of the YUTE programme with new management and strategic direction.

Throughout her career, she has worked in various capacities with leading development agencies, including the Jamaica National Building Society Foundation, the Mutual Building Societies Foundation, Digicel Foundation and Stella Maris Foundation. As well as, she has supported projects with many of these funding and implementing partners.

A firm believer in the transformational impact of community development, Mrs. Glasgow Gentles has a proven passion for excellence in developing and supporting initiatives based on critical partnerships to effectively and efficiently unearth human capital and community potential.

Mrs. Glasgow Gentles earned her Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the Mona School of Business, The University of the West Indies Mona. She is also a graduate of Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey – New Brunswick, USA and holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication and Media Studies with a concentration in Public Relations and a minor in Psychology. Mrs. Glasgow Gentles is a Director of BizTactics Limited, a family-run business supporting growth aspiring firms, and she has also served as a member of the PSOJ’s Education Committee.