wanweipedia

Jorien Wuite

Jorien Wuite
Minister Plenipotentiary of Sint Maarten
Assumed office
25 June 2018
Prime MinisterLeona Marlin-Romeo
Preceded byVacant
Minister of Education, Culture, Youth, and Sports
In office
15 January 2018 – 25 June 2018
Prime MinisterLeona Marlin-Romeo
Preceded bySilveria Jacobs
Succeeded byWycliffe Smith
Personal details
BornNetherlands
Political partyUnited Democrats (2018–present)
Other political
affiliations
Democratic Party (2016–2018)
Alma materErasmus University Rotterdam
Open University

Jorien Wuite is a Sint Maarten politician and member of the United Democrats. She has been Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport Affairs since January 2018.[1]

Early life

Wuite was born in the Netherlands and grew up there. Her mother is writer and educator Anna Merab Richardson. She studied Public Health Management at the Erasmus University Rotterdam, followed by a postgraduate course in management consultancy and change management. She later earned a master's degree in public management and management sciences from Open University. During her studies she did research on Sint Maarten.[2][3]

Career

After her studies, Wuite worked in the Netherlands for five years for a consultancy firm. She responded to a vacancy for a Sector Director of Healthcare in Sint Maarten and was hired. Later she was secretary-general of the Ministries of Health, Social Development and Labor Affairs and of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport Affairs.[3] On 15 January 2018 she was appointed Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport Affairs in the Marlin-Romeo cabinet.[1][2]

References

  1. ^ a b "New Interim Council of Ministers sworn-in headed by Prime Minister Leona Marlin-Romeo". Soualiga Newsday. 15 January 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Jorien Wuite is new Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport". SMN News. 15 January 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Interview with Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sports Jorien Wuite". St. Maarten Agriculture. 25 February 2018.



This page was last updated at 2019-11-13 19:50, update this pageView original page

All information on this site, including but not limited to text, pictures, etc., are reproduced on Wikipedia (wikipedia.org), following the . Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License


Top

If the math, chemistry, physics and other formulas on this page are not displayed correctly, please useFirefox or Safari