Writer, Entrepreneur, Publicist, Event Planner. Victoria was born and educated in London, England and has lived and worked in Canada, St. Kitts, Barbados & The Bahamas. She currently divides her time between Toronto, Canada and Nassau, Bahamas. She pursues a wide range of interests evidenced by her career choices.
Marketing Director Land Development company (Canada)
Spa Owner (Canada)
Project leader/founder of Interim Place women’s shelter, Canada.
Managing grand openings/events which included Atlantis, The Ocean Club, The British Colonial Hilton and various 'red carpet' events (Nassau Bahamas).
Executive team member of:
Colours Junkanoo group; Bahamas
Creative partner and Director of ‘Edukarting’ program in government schools. Bahamas.
The HEALinc.Leader for Project Management, PR & Media. Bahamas.
Team member SingularityU Nassau Chapter, Associate Insight Stage & Lollipop Love. Bahamas.
Published: A Biography. A Novella 'For My Sins" (pen name Vivica Cassan). 6 books of Poetry. Writes weekly Newspaper column and blogs on Substack and Medium. Contributes to Thrive Global.
Professionally, writes copy; ghost writes speeches and statements; press releases/publicity material. Specialises in Medical ghost writing. Publicity material in all genres.Grant writer, fundraiser.
Currently editing her latest book "Under the Influence of Love" - a collection of her essays, poems and quotes and her autobiography.
She has been a published Poet for several years in The University of the West Indies annual literary journal POUI; and included in other literary journals, An Anthology of Caribbean Poetry for Carifesta X; WomanSpeak a Journal of Poetry & Art by Women in the Caribbean. She has published 6 books of poetry. She was excited and challenged from 2017 to 2018 to have been involved in more than one medical/techno project and community mentoring project: The HEALin and SingularityU Nassau Chapter - and despite the challenge of writing in unfamiliar genres has safely added new expertise in writing medical, legal, technological, academic, design thinking articles and other material, to her portfolio. She also partnered with Insight Stage, a platform for mentoring and guidance in emotional and spiritual life skills.
Her first novella published in May 2020: 'For My Sins" pen name Vivica Cassan. Also completed a manuscript for a novel 'Seduction'.
Consulting and collaborating on writing a client's biography; writing Grant applications for a community disaster relief fund and ghost writing a client's newspaper column.