Naketa West is the Project Coordinator for the DIA project “Unleashing the Potential of Jamaican Youth through Empowerment & Training” in Jamaica.
Naketa’s professional experience includes working in the private and public sector as well as with international development agencies such as UNESCO. She has served as the head of the Victoria Mutual Foundation, the Youth and Adolescents Policy Division of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information and the National Youth Service in Jamaica.
Naketa is a certified Project management professional (PMP) who holds a MSc. in Clinical Psychology and BSc. in Psychology and Criminology from the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona. She also holds a post graduate diploma in Business Administration from the Mona School of Business Management (UWI, Mona).