Dr Shelly-Ann Brown

Founder, Economic Lead Global

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Dr. Shelly-Ann Brown is the founder of the Economic Lead, researcher, and an avid supporter for development in her local community. She holds a PhD in Economics with an extensive academic background, and a current cohort of the Common Purpose - Senior Leaders programme (recipient of the Baillie Gifford bursary). If she isn't conducting research work for private sector clients and universities, she's actively involved in championing for the rights of the vulnerable within the community. As a policy officer in her country of birth Trinidad and Tobago, she was instrumental in amending existing bills, which eventually saw the end to child marriages across all religious groups.

Currently, Shelly-Ann sits on various executive committees and advisory boards in Scotland offering strategic direction, insights, and contributing in discussions surrounding equality matters and development. Some of these include the Edinburgh City Association, NHS Lothian - Legacy of Atlantic Slave Trade, Engender (as Vice-convener and Treasurer). She is also the current Women's Officer of the SNP National BAME network, and Equalities officer for her local community. Shelly-Ann is an expert contributor on STV, the Daily Record, the Pass the Mic initiative, and a member of the Economic Development Association Scotland (EDAS) and Women in Journalism Scotland (WiJ).

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Is Scotland Inclusive?

01 November 2023, 01:00 PM
Shelly-Ann Brown Cath Strachan Tony McCaffery

CENSIS Tech Summit 2023

Join us on November 2nd in Glasgow as CENSIS hosts the Tech Summit 2023. This summit promises to be a pivotal event for technology enthusiasts, offering a platform for cutting-edge discussions and the exploration of the latest innovations that are shaping our world.

Digital DNA Glasgow

On November 1st, 2023, Glasgow will be buzzing with excitement as Digital DNA brings together thought leaders, entrepreneurs, and visionaries at their conference. This event will provide unique insights into the digital landscape and its profound impact on business and society.

Scottish Games Week

Scottish Games Week is the platform for the whole Scottish gaming community to come together and celebrate its successes, learn from its challenges and showcase its talent.

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