Compiled By NAN News Editors
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 5, 2021: Caribbean-born and women with Caribbean heritage, can be found in every facet of the United States – from the military to NASA to business, health care, tech. fashion, and music. Here are 10 you should know this Women’s History Month:
1: NIKKIA REVEILLAC
Trinidad & Tobago national Nikkia Reveillac is the Head of research at Twitter. As Head of Research, Reveillac is charged with helping the multimedia platform develop products and policies that facilitate healthy conversations among its 330 million monthly active users. She was born and raised in Arima and went to Arima Girls’ RC School, then St Joseph’s Convent, St Joseph.
Reveillac told Trinidad Newsday she doesn’t have to “try hard” to maintain her culture in the US as it “just comes naturally,” and that her “Trinidadian and Caribbean energy” is always appreciated by those she comes into contact with. At age 18, after completing A-levels, she moved to Miami, Florida. Nikkia did a degree in international business at Barry University, Miami. After her degree, she moved to New York in 2001, which she said is a great place to “try to figure things out,” since there are so many opportunities. During that period, she taught dance classes. A cover letter she wrote earned her a meeting and then an…