With her election, Ms. Wharton became the first female to lead a Queen’s College alumni association. This comes 41 years after the school first opened its doors to girls and during a year in which QCAANY is celebrating its 25th anniversary.
Among her immediate goals is the expansion of public-private-philanthropic partnerships in order to more efficiently and cost-effectively support Queen’s College and in so doing, the people of Guyana.
She also plans to increase the engagement of QC alumni in the diaspora and to assist recent QC graduates, living in the tri-state area, during their transition to North American life.
The Queen’s College of Guyana Alumni Association (NY), Inc. (“QCAANY”) created history by unanimously electing Karen Wharton as its first woman President. The election came during its annual general meeting on Sunday, in New York. With her election, Ms. Wharton also became the first female to lead a Queen’s College alumni association.