Marcia Forbes PhD
January 19, 2015

Women Less than 5% of CEOs & 50 to 100 years for parity

In its Jan. 2015 report, the International Labour Organization (ILO) announces a gaining momentum of women in business and management across the globe. As I prepared for a lightning read through, my first stop was the ‘Contents’ pages.

Marcia Forbes PhD
January 12, 2015

IDB's Civil Society Meeting in Suriname

This is Part 2 of excerpts from ‘Caribbean Youth and Unemployment’ prepared for the Inter-American Development Bank’s ‘XIV Reunion BID – Sociedad Civil’ hosted in Nicaragua during late 2014.

Challenges of Joblessness

Rebelliousness Online & Offline

Marcia Forbes PhD
January 6, 2015

IDB ConSoc

As a member of the Inter-American Development Bank’s Civil Society Consultative Committee I was invited to present at the ‘XIV Reunion BID – Sociedad Civil’ in Nicaragua late 2014. The following are excerpts from my preparation pertaining to Caribbean youth and jobs.

Marcia Forbes PhD
September 24, 2014

Blog Promo by Journo

Marcia Forbes PhD
July 24, 2014

What is Content?

The much maligned but highly useful Wikipedia defines content creation as:

“the contribution of information to any media and most especially to digital media for an end-user/audience….”

Marcia Forbes PhD
June 26, 2014

A Glimpse Into the Future 

I recently presented at a leadership conference which sought to get a glimpse of the future by examining today’s trends. The following are excerpts from that presentation which looked at media changes and potential opportunities.

Marcia Forbes PhD
February 11, 2014


To Nigerian writer, Blossom Nnodim, “social media for social good means creating a positive impact using social media as a voice.” Today I want to share some thoughts about using social media for social good.

Marcia Forbes PhD
February 7, 2014

Connecting Suppliers to Customers

PROFESSOR Gordon Shirley, head honcho at the Port Authority of Jamaica, recently told us that the Jamaica Logistics Hub Initiative was designed to “leverage Jamaica’s strategic location to become an integral link in the global supply chain.”

But not everyone will understand what ‘global supply chain’ means.

Marcia Forbes PhD
January 31, 2014

Help Me to Understand & to Believe

I WANT to believe in the Jamaica Logistics Hub. I want to feel that this multi-pronged development initiative is going to help to realize the much-touted and highly optimistic Vision 2030 and make Jamaica the place to do business and to raise my Great Grandchildren (if I’m lucky enough to get Grandchildren in the first place).

Marcia Forbes PhD
January 15, 2014

Jamaicans in Atlanta

Jamaicans in the Convention Centre, Atlanta 2011, wanted to get on with the dance. It was the annual Independence Ball hosted by the Atlanta Jamaica Association.