Caribbean Impact Awards

March 20, 2024, 6:00 pm, ET

Terrace on the Park, 52-11 111th Street, Queens, NY 11368

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Caribbean Impact Awards remains one of the most celebrated annual events hosted by Caribbean Life.

The annual Impact Awards recognizes the achievements and contributions of outstanding individuals of Caribbean background who have created the most impact in their respective career fields — from healthcare, the arts, to advocacy, entrepreneurship, and much more. The celebrated honorees are committed to creating and framing the path for incoming immigrants and inspiring generations to come.

Schneps Media, publishers of Caribbean Life and amnyMetro, is proud to bring together these outstanding individuals to connect, support one another, do business and build our community.


Roger G Arrieux Jr


Rose Astrid Benjamin

Kingsboro Psychiatric Center - Office Of Mental Health

Joanna Bosquet

MetroPlus Health

Olando Charles

Urbane (Flatbush Central Market )

Humphrey Crookendale

Metropolitan College of New York

Tania Desgrottes

NYC Health + Hospitals/Woodhull Medical

Anaka Earle

Phipps Houses

Atiba T. Edwards

Brooklyn Children's Museum

Major Tracee Yvette Millard Esq., J.D., LL.M

National Association of Black Military Women

Amanda C. Gayle, Esq

Self Made Law, PLLC

Lynn St. Hilaire, RN, ANP

MetroPlus Health

Dr. Francine Hippolyte

Northwell Health; Long Island Jewish Katz Women's Hospital

Lamar Hughes

United Federation Of Teachers

Bridgette Ingraham-Roberts

NYC Health + Hospitals/South Brooklyn Health

Wilhelmine Herard James

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated & NYC Public Schools

Yvette Janniere

Rigor Management LLC

Pearl John

Dr. Susan Smith McKinney Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Auxiliary

Nicole Jordan-Martin

NYC Health + Hospitals/Community Care

Renee Kendall

Caribbean Legal Solutions

Sonia Lawrence

New York State Nurses Association

Christine Lewis

Domestic Workers United

Dawnn Lewis

Grammy winning singer, songwriter, actor & philanthropist

Dr. Sophia Lubin

Symphony Medical

Hazel-Ann F. Mayers, Esq.

Turnitin, LLC

Natasha Pierre McCarthy

National Vitiligo Bond Inc., Foundation

Magna F. McQuilkin

NYC Health + Hospitals | Kings County

Dr. Anthony E. Munroe

Borough of Manhattan Community College / CUNY

James Foster Phillips, IV

J. Foster Phillips Funeral Home Inc.

Daniella Piper

New York Power Authority

Sean Ramdhanie

Institute For Community Living

Yvette E. Rennie

J'Ouvert City International, Inc

Raul Angelo Van Rossum

Citizens International Realty, LLC

Sharon Sewell-Fairman

Women Creating Change

Opal Sinclair-Chung, RN

NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County

Ramdat Singh

Caribbean Equality Project & Bronx Democratic Party

Nicole Smart

Partnership Solutions

Cynthia Strother

Phipps Neighborhoods

Natalia Veras

Phipps Neighborhoods

Jennifer Viechweg-Horsford

Leaders Engaging in All-Round Development (LEAD’INT) & Cycles of Resilience Canarsie Street Team.

Jennifer Wainwright

Phipps Houses

Andre White

Phipps Neighborhoods


Caribbean Impact Award Honoree 2021

What a great virtual event celebrating Caribbean's finest! Caribbean Life Impact Awards Team did an excellent job and the event was amazing!

Sylvia Cothia

Executive Director/President
Positive Women United

Power Women of NY

I love the idea that the journal will have all the honorees in Metro New York area that will help us make a lot more connections because I go wherever the business takes me!!! Thank you for your ongoing support, I love your passion to see us ladies shine and grow. You and Vicki are amazing and I’m excited about the event on Monday!! I look forward to seeing you guys on Monday. You need to be honored for all the work you put in, when do you sleep? Lol I love and appreciate you!!!

Debbie Hootam

Vice President, Business Relationship Manager
Apple Bank

Power Women of NY

Tunisha W. Walker-Miller is a political organizer for NY ACORN and was the first African American Woman to serve as Executive Director of the New York State Senate Conference of Black Senators. In 2015, Tunisha launched the MWBE Consulting Group for Capalino, a top NYC lobby firm to help MWBEs and Non-MWBEs connect/comply with City and State regulations. She is the creator of a NY based MWBE Directory and co-creator of the MWBE Connect NY mobile app, which streamlines how MWBEs find government contracts. Tunisha is the founder of The Source Consulting Group LLC., as well as the Association of Black Lobbyists and Consultants (ABLC) . She is the recipient of numerous accolades, including the 2021 Power Women of Queens Award- Schneps Media, the 2020 Power Women of New York Award- Schneps Media, and the 2019 City & State Power 100 of the Most Influential Blacks in Politics (Black 100), to name a few.

Tunisha W. Walker-Miller



5:00 pm ET

VIP Honoree Networking Hour

VIP Hour for Honorees have an opportunity to meet one another and network with sponsors before the rest of the guests arrive. Drinks and Hors D’oeuvres will be served. Photographer will be taking pictures to be featured in Caribbean Life print and digital editions.

6:00 pm ET

Guests arrive

Guests arrive to meet, celebrate and connect with our honorees and sponsors. Drinks and food will be served as all attendees meet and connect.

7:00 pm ET

Award presentation

A high energy, fun award ceremony where honorees are presented their Caribbean Impact Award.

Victoria Schneps, President, CEO

8:00 pm ET

Raffles are Announced

100% of the evening's raffle proceeds go to a local cause.

8:30 pm ET

Event Concludes


TD Bank

NYC Health + Hospitals/Community Care

J. Foster Phillips Funeral Home, Inc.

Phipps Houses


Metro Plus Health

NYC Health + Hospitals | South Brooklyn Health

Caribbean Legal Solutions

Emigrant Mortgage

Miss. Jessie's

Schneps Media

Caribbean Life

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