#JaVotes2016 – Meet Your MPs: St Ann

Lisa Hanna – St Ann South Eastern

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Minister of Youth and Culture Lisa Hanna is the incumbent Member of Parliament for the St Ann South Eastern constituency. Here are some more facts about her:

  1. She was appointed a Goodwill Ambassador by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) while a student at The Queen’s School, one of the youngest ever appointed.
  2. She began her career in the field of media and communication as a teen. She was a presenter for Rappin, a popular 90s youth programme on Jamaica Broadcasting Commission (JBC, now Television Jamaica).
  3. She later read for Bachelors and Masters degrees in Communications at the Caribbean Institute of Media and Communication (CARIMAC) at the University of the West Indies, Mona.
  4. In 1993, Hanna won the Miss Jamaica World title and went on to claim the coveted Miss World crown.
  5. She was a specially invited guest at Nelson Mandela’s historic presidential inauguration in South Africa in 1994.
  6. She is dedicated mother to her son, Alexander.