Haitian Roundtable Issues Its 2014 List of “Changemakers” and “Ones to Watch”

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NEW YORK - March 13, 2014 - PRLog -- New York, NY -- The Haitian Roundtable is proud to announce its second annual list of inductees to the 1804 List of Haitian-American Changemakers in the United States. The 1804 List, named in honor of Haiti’s year of independence, recognizes 24 Haitian-Americans who have demonstrated outstanding achievement and success in their profession, proven themselves to be forces for change, and have helped to create a better understanding of Haiti and the Haitian community. In addition, the 1804 List salutes five up-and-coming Haitian-Americans as Ones To Watch in 2014.

The 1804 List of Haitian-American Changemakers for 2014 was selected for the second consecutive year in collaboration with The Haitian Times, Radio Soleil, Kompa Guide and The Stewardship Report. The 29 individuals being honored represent the Haitian community’s innovators and rising stars across a wide range of industries, professions and backgrounds. A recognition ceremony and reception is scheduled for Saturday, March 22, 2014 , from 6:00PM to 11PM at Florence Gould Hall in New York City.

Inductees to the 1804 List of Haitian-American Changemakers (2014)

Jozy Altidore, Member, U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team

Jean Appolon, Co-Founder & Artistic Director, Jean Appolon Expressions

Firmin & Magalie Backer, Co-Founders, Haiti Renewal Alliance

Jacqueline Charles, Caribbean Correspondent, Miami Herald

Linda Dorcena Forry, State Senator, 1st Suffolk District, Massachusetts

Nancy Dorsinville, Research Associate, Harvard School of Public Health

Roger Dorsinville, Chair, Electrical Engineering & Co-Chair Computer Engineering, City College of City University of New York (CUNY)

Karen Dupiche, Emmy Award-Winning Make-Up Artist

Harvey Gedeon, Executive Vice President, Global Research, Development & Product Innovation, Estée Lauder Companies

Victor Glemaud, Fashion Designer

J. Nadine Gracia, MD, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Minority Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Jamie Hector, Actor & Philanthropist

Marie E. Hyppolite, President, Haitian American Nurses Association

Karine Jean-Pierre, Political Strategist

Claudine Joseph, Chief Operating Officer, LL Cool J Inc.

Patrick Lemoine, Author

Linda Marc-Clérismé, Ph.D., Education & Curriculum Development Director, Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Center & Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health

Geraldine Méhu, Executive Director & Assistant Complex Director, UBS Wealth Management

Olden Polynice, Entrepreneur, Humanitarian & NBA Legend

Quddus Philippe, Founder & CEO, Q Side Entertainment

Pierre-Richard Prosper, Partner, Arent Fox LLP & Former U. S. Ambassador-at-Large

Jean-Michel Voltaire, Trial Attorney, Civil Division, U.S. Department of Justice

Lesly Zamor, Chief Executive Officer, SEED Design Solutions

1804 List of 5 Haitian-Americans to Watch (2014)

Victoire Charles, Actress

Meta Golding, Actress

Cécile McLorin Salvant, Jazz Vocalist

Yve-Car Momperousse, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Kreyol Essence

Florcy Morisset, Founder & Director, Vivant Art Collection

About The Haitian Roundtable

The Haitian Roundtable, founded in New York in 2008, is an organization of Haitian-American professionals who are committed to civic engagement as well as philanthropic endeavors benefiting Haiti, Haitian organizations and causes. The organization seeks to heighten the awareness among key stakeholders of Haitians as an emerging constituency, and to promote Haiti as a positive brand.

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