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Dame Nita BARROW

Governor-General

Dame Nita BARROW, Governor-General of Barbados. Commonwealth Group of Emminent Persons, (EPG), 1986.

Education

Columbia University, New York; University of Toronto; University of Edinburgh

Career

Permanent Mission of Barbados to United Nations, 1986-1990. Government- General, Barbados, June since 1990. Professional career: various staff, teaching and admin, posts in nursing and public health, Barbados and Jamaica, 1940-1956.

Principal Nursing Officer, Jamaica, 1956-1962. Nursing Adviser, Pan American Health Organization, 1967-1971. Associate Director, Christian Medical Commission of WCC, Geneva, 1971-1975, Director, 1975-1980.

Health Consultant, World Health Organisation, 1981-1986. President, World Young Women’s Christian Association, 1975-1983. President, International Council for Adult Education, 1982.

President, WCC, 1983.

Membership

  • Commonwealth Group of Emminent Persons, (EPG), 1986