Valarie Hodge was employed by the Government of Anguilla from 1974 up until her retirement in 2009.
From 2006 to 2009 she served as Deputy Director, Human Resource Management, in the Department of Public Administration and prior to that as a teacher at both primary and secondary levels.
Miss Hodge has great passion for the Arts, particularly in the cultural preservation and expression of folklore, through music, song and dance. She has been a member of the “Mayoumba Folkloric Theatre” since its inception in 1981 and continues to play a key role in the choreography of the group’s dramatic presentations.
She is indeed very honoured to be participating In the Lit Fest activity in the presentation of a poem written by the late Daisy (Wong) Richardson titled ” My Life”.