Safe spaces for bright futures


Myriam Narcisse

HAGN Country Coordinator
Staff Member

Myriam Narcisse is a highly skilled manager who has been working throughout Haiti for over 15 years, managing development and microfinance programs targeting poor women and youth.  Her skill set includes capacity building, business consulting, and training of trainers for adult literacy and life skills.  She holds a law degree from the Haitian Faculty of Law and her expertise and understanding of the Haitian culture has truly been an asset to many international and local organizations and entities working in Haiti.  Myriam is fluent in Haitian Creole, French, and English and she currently lives in Haiti where she’s also been practicing and teaching aikido for over ten years. 

Yvenique Bathard

Program Assistant
Staff Member

Jean Abel Phenelus

Staff Member

Rachelle M.L. Fleurimond

Admnistrative Assistant
Staff Member

Carine Jocelyn

Chief Executive Officer
Advisory Group

Carine Jocelyn is the Executive Director of Diapora Community Services (DCS), formely know as Haitian Women's Program, a not-for profit organization based in Brooklyn, New York. Since beginning her tenure at DCS en 2003, Ms Jocelyn has significantly increased the organization's budget, locations and staff, strenghthenning and increasing its capacity to serve Brooklyn community. Her creativity had lead to the several new programs. They all represent a scope of diverse funding (city, local, state, federal, individual). Ms Jocelyn has strategically developed to the ensure the viability and sucess of Diaspora's ability to stay to true ist mission.

Ms Jocelyn has over 20 years experience in human services and public health administration. An accomplished administrator, trainer and program officer, prior to her position at DCS, Ms Jocelyn was a Health Program Administrator at the New York State Department of Health. She has also worked for the Nassau County Youth Board, Planned Parenthood of Nassau County, AIDS Institute and Long Island University. She has served as a consutant to various health, education, youth and social service agencies. She currently sits on the board of directors of, Greater Brooklyn Health Coalition.

Carine Jocelyn is bilingual and holds a Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare Administration, a Master's Degree in Public Administration and professional certifications in Human Ressources and Organizational Development and Leadership.