most powerful jamaican women

Top 10 Most Powerful Jamaican Women 2017


3. Olympic and World Championship Gold medallist, Shelly- Ann Fraser Pryce

Affectionately known as the ‘Pocket Rocket’, she is the sprint queen of Jamaica and a fantastic ambassador for the country.

Every sponsor’s dream, she remains sure-footed and has played an invaluable part in Jamaica’s recognition as the track capital of the world.

She has ruled for close on a decade and is expected to do so for some time to come.

4. CEO of Scotiabank Jamaica, Jacqueline Sharp

Affectionately known as ‘Jacqui’, she is the boss of a bank that has served Jamaica for well over 130 years and for many of those, was regarded as its top financial institution.


Always approachable and amenable, she has earned the top job at the top bank but never proclaims that she is a big shot.

Never verbose or overtly demonstrative, her calm demeanour belies the awesome responsibilities she has to bear.

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