Paulette Trowers-Lawrence

Paulette Trowers-Lawrence is a Jamaican native with strong family and Christian values. She grew up in a large family of 14 siblings and attributed her mother, Josephine Trowers, now deceased, for her ambition, work ethics and the love of learning. Trowers’ beliefs in her “Divine Purpose” are wrapped in what her Creator directed her to call “C8”; Comprehension, Creativity, Courage, Compass, Connection, Comfort, and Character.

She is currently a Full-time Lecturer at the University of Technology, Jamaica, teaching Entrepreneurship, Family Business and Digital Entrepreneurship. She is also the Coordinator for the revitalized Business Clinic at UTECH and Liaison for the Online Distant Learning team.

Additionally, Lawrence is also the Founding President & CEO of Connect to Higher Education, Electronic Tools, Application and Help (CHEETAH™), the company she started while in law school. CHEETAH™ is a Certified Minority and Small Business Enterprise and is a registered company within Jamaica. Her own brand of tablets/PC, CHEETAH Tab©, books and educational toys are utilized in multiple schools within Jamaica.

“Leading the competition in access to education” is more than a tagline for CHEETAH™ that is consistently infusing technology and innovation into the business and the lives of others. The company recently added a suite of 100 customizable CHEETAH™ Leadership Training Courses with training manuals, quizzes, e-learning modules, certifications, and more. Within Connecticut, CHEETAH™ was awarded Educational Toy of the Year for 2015-2017, and the Marcus Garvey Community Award.

Overall, she is a Lawyer, Entrepreneur, Business Coach, Author and Toy Producer. Her proudest accomplishments are giving birth to Derick Sampson and Jarvis Lawrence.