Selena Jn Baptiste

CCYDN Caribbean Region Representative
National Council of and for Persons with Disabilities (Saint Lucia)Having disabilities herself since she was fourteen years old, this ebullient twenty-four-year-old is keen on advocating for the advancement and rights of Persons with Disabilities, especially Women and Girls with Disabilities.Selena Jn. Baptiste is from the Fair Helen of the West, Saint Lucia, where she serves as the second Vice President for the National Council of and for Persons with Disabilities (NCPD). In her capacity, she oversees the Southern membership of the NCPD and is the lead on legislative reform, employment and advocacy for the Organisation. She currently works in civil law and hopes to become a qualified paralegal. Outside of law, Selena has an aptitude for business planning and development. With her talents, she continues working with relevant stakeholders to reach a point where inclusive employment is the norm in her country. Selena believes in advocating for those who are not being heard and encouraging others to be their own and best advocates, creating seats at the decision making tables, when none are provided