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Name: Morean-Phillip, Glenda
Current Position: Ambassador

Glenda Morean-Phillip serves as Trinidad and Tobago’s Ambassador to the United States, and Permanent Representative to the Organization of American States. She assumed this position on June 6, 2008. Morean-Phillip enrolled as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Trinidad and Tobago in 1974. She engaged in active private practice as head of her law firm up to 2001.

During the period 1989-1991, she was the first female to be nominated to the position of president of the Law Association of Trinidad and Tobago, and from 1992-1995 and 1998-1999, she served as a member of the Disciplinary Committee of the Law Association.
From 1987 to 2001, Morean-Phillip served as an associate tutor on the faculty of the Hugh Wooding Law School, St. Augustine Campus of the University of the West Indies. She was also appointed by cabinet as a member of the Legal Aid and Advisory Authority from 1994-2001.
Morean-Phillip acted as a judge of the Supreme Court of Trinidad and Tobago from 1999 to 2000, and was appointed as a member of the Senate, the Upper House in the Parliament of Trinidad and Tobago, in 2001. She was the longest serving female attorney general of Trinidad and Tobago, from December 2001 to November 2003.
From November 2003 to April 2008, she served as high commissioner for Trinidad and Tobago based in London, with accreditation to the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Sweden and Germany.
She was also appointed president of the Women in Diplomatic Service – a London-based group of senior female diplomats accredited to the Court of St. James’s, for a period of one year, 2006 to 2007.
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