March 3, 2021
8 mins read
Without Lorene Cowan’s parents, she wouldn’t be where she is today – geographically or otherwise. His father, Etel, first emigrated from Jamaica to East Flatbush, Brooklyn in the mid-1960s after being recruited by the US Sugar Corporation. His mother, Sonia, followed three years later. She aspired to become a designer, but eventually worked as a nurse.
Their determined ethics and selfless desire to create stability and opportunity for their children left an indelible impression. Move on a few decades later, and Lorene – the oldest of four siblings – had graduated in business management and marketing from St. John’s…
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