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Toni Thorne

Caribbean entrepreneur, executive producer and tv host who also designs and makes beautiful sandals. Loyal friend, "life of the party" and a charity chick!

Developing an entrepreneurial spirit at a young age, Toni Thorne always possessed a great pride and care for her Caribbean culture Thorne is an award-winning young entrepreneur & Barbados National Youth Awardee with degrees in Economics, Accounting and Law. She was the first person of African or Caribbean descent to sit on the Global Youth Leader’s Summit in Europe and qualified for World Debating Championships at the age of 18. Toni was a World Economic Forum Global Shaper and travelled from South America to Asia representing the region's youth at various WEF events. As a shaper she was handpicked from more than two thousand of the worlds youth to interview the President of Coca Cola and the President of Panama. Thorne is the host of The Toni Thorne Show, which is broadcast in over thirty countries as well as on social media. A former clothing designer, Toni now designs handmade sandals for what has now been referred to as "The Caribbean's sweetest sandal", Sweetheart Sandals. She is also the owner of the lifestyle curation, Pompasette. Thorne is the current Vice president of Variety The Childrens Charity- Barbados' largest charity dedicated to children. In her free time, she enjoys time with her loved ones and finds comfort in a great book.

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