Chereda Grannum holds a position at the Ministry of Culture, Sports & Youth, Commission for Pan-African Affairs, Government of Barbados.
She’s in charge of conceptualization, coordination and implementation all of the IDPADstate-led activities in her capacity as Project Officer of the Commission for Pan-African Affairs, and as 2016 U.N. Fellow – Human Rights ( OHCHR International Decade for People of African Descent Fellowship Programme).
Some of her biggest achievements during her tenure with the Commission for Pan-African Affairs have been her contribution to the proposal and continuing research and design of a racial surveillance mechanism, which is aimed at systematically evaluating, monitoring and reporting cases of racial discrimination in Barbados.
She continues to contribute to national submissions for the U.N. Universal Periodic Review and reports to the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.
She’s a proud alumnus of Harrison College, the Barbados Community College and the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus and holds an associate degree in Mass Communications and a Bachelor of Arts in African and African Diaspora Studies.
We are proud of her achievements and we name her as Most Influential 100 Class of 2018 Politics and Governance Category.