Session Speaker: Dr. Charah Watson

Dr. Charah T. Watson holds a PhD. in Chemistry (Natural Products) and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Pure Chemistry and Food Chemistry from the University of the West Indies, Mona. She is currently the Manager of the Product Research and Development Division at the Scientific Research Council, Jamaica. Dr. Watson is a respected scientist who have established herself and demonstrated command in the fields of analytical, organic chemistry, natural products chemistry and product development.

Dr. Watson is also the owner and chief formulator of Kihara Cosmetics (, a Health and Wellness Company that develops unique and all natural products designed to enhance your beauty naturally. She can be described as a young and enterprising scientist who is keen on the development of Jamaica through the utilization of science, technology and innovation. Her experience and wealth of knowledge has contributed immensely to the development of the national nutraceutical industry.

She is a very active member of the Rotary Club of Liguanea plains and continues to help build her community and country through various social initiatives.