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HonMUniv, JP, M.Ed, IENG, MIETGeorge Mighty hails from Jamaica (in 1961), and studied at Derby College of Arts, Science and Technology (now University of Derby), Wolverhampton Technical Teachers College and University of Leicester.  He is an engineer converted to teacher; has worked in a number of inner city schools in Derby, and has been heavily involved in community development and Race Relations work for over 50 years.

In January 2012 Mr Mighty was awarded the Honorary Degree of Master of the University of Derby (HonMUniv) for Services to Community Development Work.  He is one of the founder members of Derby Caribbean Carnival. As the present Chairman of emccan, Mr Mighty’s aim is to see the organisation develop as a significant, high profile partnership, working across all art forms and in collaboration with Arts Council England and other arts organisations.

 

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