Kerry-Ann Royes

Kerry-Ann Royes

Kerry-Ann Royes is a mom, businesswoman and active volunteer who lives in Broward County, Florida and is particularly passionate about education and social issues affecting women and girls. She is the founder of The Arrow Consulting and currently serves as the principal advisor to Partners In Education, Inc., a non-profit entity of Broward County Schools responsible for developing partnerships that improve the academic experience of more than 250,000 students in 238 schools. She formerly worked as executive director of Community Advancement for the YMCA of South Florida. Kerry-Ann earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology/sociology from Florida International University and an Executive MBA from Florida Atlantic University. A native of Jamaica, Royes has lived in South Florida for more than 25 years, where she embraces the gorgeous weather, diverse population, and rich opportunities for art and culture. When she’s not focused on saving the world, Royes enjoys reading, traveling and soaking in the sun at the beach with her family.

The ‘black hole’ of middle school: Why my daughter needs me now, more than ever

A few years ago, on a return flight from some random conference, I was settling in to read my Time magazine with Sheryl Sandberg, when the passenger next to me begged to read it when I was through.  This beautiful Indian woman and I spoke for three hours, breaking all my inflight rules. I learned her and her husband were… Read more →

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