Meet The Executive Team
Founder & Programmes Lead
Ashlee A Burnett
Ashlee Burnett (she/her) is queering, querying and carrying the Caribbean forward. The Trinbagonian-born writer and educator is a 2020 Women Deliver Young Leader and part of the Young Leaders programme to 2023. With a BA in English Language and Literature, Ashlee is reimagining the world through a feminist lens using critical pedagogy and gender-transformative education. She is a member of the Queen's Commonwealth Trust Network and an Advisor to the Global Advisory Committee for the Caribbean region at FRIDA, The Young Feminist Fund. She is one of two coordinators for Transform Education, a young feminist coalition hosted by the United Nations Girls’ Education Initiative.
Co-Executive Director, Communications and Outreach Lead
“Sustainable gender justice can only happen when cultural reform is reflected in legislation.”
Chanelle Beatrice (she/her) is a founding member of Feminitt Caribbean. She is a queer and radical feminist passionate about reducing inequalities and its impact specifically in the area of Gender-Based Violence. She currently works to advance the rights of LGBTQIA people in the Caribbean. She uses media and communication as a pathway toward achieving gender justice in the region.
As a trained journalist, the Trinbagonian media professional currently serves as the Co Executive Director and the Communications and Outreach Lead at Feminitt Caribbean. In her spare time, Chanelle loves cooking new meals, traveling and learning about marine and wildlife.
Co-Executive Director & Artistic Director
Xala is a visual content creator from Trinidad and Tobago, working in graphic design, animation/motion graphics, illustration and fine art. She serves as both the Ag Co Executive Director and the Artistic Director at Feminitt Caribbean.
Her main intention is to translate concepts, information, and statistics related to social equality into visual content accessible to a wider range of people.
Communications and Advocacy Officer
Jade Sullivan is a feminist geographer and intersectional activist currently learning, loving, and living on unceded and unsurrendered Indigenous territory, also known as Toronto (Tkaronto). Jade focuses her advocacy on creating safe and sustainable spaces for systematically marginalized people, using an anti-oppressive, decolonial, gender-transformative feminist lens. Using her expertise, she is reframing and reimagining CSE in the Caribbean region to achieve gender justice and safety for everyone. She works as a statistician working on projects related to vulnerable communities and their experiences. She is also an Advocacy Officer and Director at Feminitt Caribbean and a member of the UNESCO Research Advisory Group on CSE.
Senior Research Officer
Saidi Moseley (she/her) is the Senior Research Officer at Feminitt Caribbean. Born in Kingston, Jamaica, and a recent graduate of the University of Virginia, Saidi has studied Foreign Affairs and Sociology, with a focus on race, gender, and class. She resides in New York, U.S.A. Saidi currently serves as the Education Coordinator with The Peoples Forum, a movement incubator based in NYC dedicated to mobilizing working class people and marginalized communities through political education. Additionally, she a research assistant with the Fostering Healthy Identities and Resilience Lab, conducting qualitative research on Black women and girls psychological development around colorism, sex communication, ‘village’ creation and activism. Outside of work and reading, Saidi enjoys movement, community gatherings and laying in the sun!
Anna McEwan (she/they) is a 23 year old woman born and based in Trinidad and Tobago. She is currently the social media content coordinator and a social media manager at Feminitt Caribbean.
Anna has an academic background in International Relations and Gender and Development. Professionally she is currently involved in ECCE Teaching.
Anna is passionate about politics, development equity for marginalised communities, fashion and creating joy. In her spare time you can find her spending time with her family and friends, watching reality tv or googling really niche interests until she learns everything about them.