More Than A Literary Festival

Jacqueline Huggins

Trinidad & Tobago


Dr. Jacqueline Huggins is the Manager of the Student Life and Development Department at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, with responsibility for providing support to all students, including students with disabilities and medical conditions.  She has worked as a Tutor in the area of social disability studies and is currently involved in the development of disability policy for students and staff of the University of the West Indies.

 She has worked in the social sector in the capacity of practitioner, administrator, and volunteer at governmental and non-governmental levels for over 27 years in the areas of social work, disability issues, training, policy, and community development. Dr. Huggins has engaged in research and publications in the areas of disability, gender and education.

Outside of the professional arena, Dr. Huggins holds memberships and volunteers with organisations of and for persons with disabilities on national, regional, and international levels.  She is currently a member of Persons Associated with Visual Impairment (PAVI), the National Centre for Persons with Disabilities (NCPD), and The UWI Network and Outreach for Disability Education and Sensitization (NODES). 

Years Attended

2023 Adult’s Festival Participant
Festival Programme Event
Big Ideas Event
April 28, 2023
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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