On behalf of the Global Administrative Desk, the International Council of Mentors and the International Advisory Council at GELA, we wish to congratulate Dr. Ashley C. John on account of his dedication to international youth development having bagged an “Outstanding Curriculum Content Award” for the year 2023.
Dr. Ashley C. John is a social entrepreneur who was born in Vincentian but adopted a strong Barbadian accent when he moved to Barbados at the age of two.
Dr. John has developed his skills as a social entrepreneur and has been an approved preferred partner, and expert advisor and works collaboratively with many regional and global development organizations.
He was awarded the Island Innovative Ambassador 2021, 2022 St. Vincent and the Grenadines, I-Nations USA Honorary Degree, Doctor of Philosophy in Humanities, and Exceptional Global Leadership Award 2015.
He is a Director, Advisor, and Mentor on several global boards and organizations, including the Global Entrepreneurs Academy and the Caribbean Policy Development Centre.
Dr. John continuously has been working alongside mostly unemployed and disadvantaged young adults, from rural communities, in his Non-Profit Social Enterprise, Constructive Solutions Inc., under the motto “Each One Push UP One”.
Dr John has a strong sense of participative management style and analytical personality which allows him to ensure that integrity, attention to detail, following of procedures, and best practices are implemented and performed consistently first by the people and then within the organizations and workspaces.