Un bachelor den sikologia
Un Master den sosiologia
Trahando riba su Ph.D (Doktorá) hasiendo un estudio tokante seksualidat i sosialisashon na Korsou,
E la hasi diferente inbestigashon den area di di prostitushon, violensha domèstiko i trafikashon di hende. Esakinan a keda publiká internashonalmente tambe.
E ta un eksperto i entrenadó riba tereno di Genero, Violensha kontra hende muhe i derechi humano.
E ta miembro i eks- representante nashonal pa CAFRA: E Asosashon Karibense pa Inbestigashon i Akshon Feminista
E ta tambe Representante di Amnesty International Curaçao
Research and Training related résumé
2010 - Ministry of Social Development, Labour and Welfare
Adviser/ consultant at the family and Youth sector
2002 - 2010 Directorate of Social Development, Netherlands Antilles
Senior policy Advisor and researcher: in charge of development of gender and migration policies and research and data development in the area of social development.
2006- Guest lecturer a the University of Curaçao (formerly the University of the Netherlands Antilles
2000 - ORV (Police Academy)
Sociology and social sciences teacher.
Curriculum developer for sociology courses for new recruits and senior police
1996 – 2000 Central Bureau of Statistics, Netherlands Antilles
’96 – ’98 head of the field research section: coordinated several major surveys, Labor and (mid) census the Netherlands Antilles
’98 – ’00: senior officer in charge of health statistics, produced, analyzed and published health statistics
1992 – 1996 National Office for Drug Abuse and Prevention
Research Officer: collection and analysis of drug abuse data, developed drug abuse registration system
1989 – 1992 Office of Court Guardianship and Family Guidance
Social worker and family guidance officer
1987 – 1989 Human resource/research person for several small companies.
1979- 1983 Interamerican University, Puerto Rico
1983 – 1986 New School for Social Research, New York
Researched and Published (International)
In ‘Sun Sex and Gold: Tourism and Sex Work in the Caribbean, K. Kempadoo ed. Rowann and Litllefield, 1999
In The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Women’s Issues Worldwide, Cheryl Toronto Kalny ed. Greenwood press 2004, chapter on the Netherlands Antilles
“Trafficking in Persons in the Netherlands Antilles” for International Organization of Migration, 2005
Domestic Violence in Curaçao 1992
Statistics on care in the Netherlands Antilles, 1999
Selected Training and Teaching experience
2003 : International Economic Literacy trainer of trainer, Austria (Vienna)
1999 : Regional Trainer of Trainers certification for Domestic violence interventions for police, Jamaica
1999 - : Trainer Human sexuality
1997 - : Human Rights activist and human rights trainer (Amnesty International)
1995 – 1998 : Teacher Sociology Openbare MBO
1996 - : Parttime teacher Sociology/psychology at the Police Academy (Landelijke Politie Opleidingsinstituut)
1996 : Social Marketing trainer, Trinidad and Tobago
1994 : Certification Adult Education
Selected (invited) Presentations/Trainings
1995 – : Numerous presentations and trainings on Gender, violence, socialization & culture, human rights, and economic literacy on all the islands of the Netherlands Antilles and Aruba, and in the Caribbean region.
Keynote presentation Government’s International Women’s Day Luncheon, St. Maarten
Training for women against violence, St. Eustatius
Presentation paper on tourism and sex trade in the Netherlands Antilles, KITLV/Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies at Leiden, 2005
Lecturer summer course at UNA on women’s international human rights
Chair of Amnesty International Curaçao
Member of Caribbean Studies Association
Member and ex-national representative of CAFRA (Caribbean Association for
Feminist Research and Action).