Aileen Bruce is currently Project Co-coordinator, National Plan of Action for Children, (Ministry of Social Development. Aileen is an active member of the T&T Association of Social Workers and the Associates of the National Radiotherapy Centre, and is the PRO of Veni Apwann. She has designed and delivered training in project cycle management and managing voluntary organisations for NGOs and CBOs in Port of Spain and south Trinidad. She also has experience in facilitating stress management workshops and counseling to empower people to improve their psycho-social functioning. Aileen has a BSc in Social Work (University of the West Indies) and is a Graduate of the CDF/Institute of Business Training of Trainers programme. She has also attended courses on project management, mediation and health education.