Karaine Smith Holness – is a co-founder of the NECAG. A dynamic and innovative social and business entrepreneur, she is a successful company owner and opinion leader in New Haven, Connecticut, USA, where she founded and still manages Hair’s Kay Salon. A fierce social advocate, Karaine is one of the founding members of the Jamaican American Connection and has served as president of the organization since 2014. She co-founded KHAIR, a program aimed at boosting self-esteem of at-risk youth in New Haven and is a founding member of the New Haven Caribbean Heritage Festival. She is a key partner in the Jesse Homeless Outreach Project (JHOP) a program that gives free haircuts to the homeless. Karaine is a firm believer “that if each one helps one, the world would be a better place”.
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