Parliamentarian

Entered into database:
February 26, 2019

Marlene Malahoo Forte QC, MP

Political Career: She currently serves as Member of Parliament for St. James West Central and Attorney General since March 2016. she has served as a Government Senator (2009-2016), State Minister for Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade and Shadow Minister for Health & Healthy Lifestyle. MP Malahoo Forte currently serves on the Integrity Commission Oversight Committee of Parliament.

Civic Activities: Named Young Global Leader (2010) by the World Economic Forum; Top Young Person in the West Indies (2010) by Junior Chamber International; Kiwanis Club of New Kingston Vueve Clicquot Professional Woman of Excellence and Bigga High Achiever in the Legal & Justice System and past Chair of United Way’s Women Leadership Initiative.

Profession: Attorney-at-law, former lecturer in Criminal Law Practice & Procedure at the Norman Manley Law School. Former Resident Magistrate in the Parishes of St. Elizabeth and Kingston & St. Andrew. Served as Assistant Director of Public Prosecutions and as a Radio Talk Show (JUSTICE) host.

Education: A graduate of Mannings High, University of the West Indies, Norman Manley Law School and King’s College London (LLM, 1999), She is a Commonwealth Scholar (1998) and a Yale World Fellow (2007) She obtained a master’s degree in public administration from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

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