The Hon. Kamla Persad-Bissessar,
Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago

Date of Birth: 22 April 1952

Marital Status: Married

1974:  B.A. (Hons.) - Norwood Technical College, England and later UWI, Jamaica
1976:  Diploma in Education
1985:  Bachelor of Laws (LLB Hons) & Legal Education Certification (LEC), Hugh Wooding Law School,
          Trinidad and Tobago
2010:  Pursuing Executive MBA, University of the West Indies

Professional/Political Career:
 ...           Social Worker, Church of England Children's Society, London
 ...           Lecturer, Department of Language and Linguistics, UWI
1995:       Sworn in as Attorney General
1995:       Deputy Leader, United National Congress (UNC)
1996-99:   Minister of Legal Affairs
2000:       Re-Elected Deputy Leader UNC
2000:       Acted as Prime Minister
1999-2001: Minister of Education
2001-2002: Re-elected Deputy Leader UNC
2010:       Leader of the Opposition
2010:       Elected Prime Minister


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