About Fiolina Burnett

Fiolina was born in Georgetown Guyana where she lived for 8 years before migrating to Jamaica where she lived for 9 years and then migrated to the USA. Fiolina believes that anything can be accomplished through passion, determination and hard work. Her passion for education and youth development is channeled through her involvement with non-profit programs like the National Society of Black Engineers, the Information Technology (IT) Women Organization, St. Hugh’s Alumni association of South Florida and the Parent, Teacher Students Organization of Somerset Academy.

Fiolina attend the University of Miami where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering, a Masters of Science degree in Industrial Engineering and a Masters of Business Administration in Management. She also has an Associate’s degree in Engineering from Queensborough Community College. She is a certified Project Management Professional and Six Sigma Black Belt. Her passion for education is, however, second to her love for family, her parents and three sisters, husband Robert, sons Jayden, Nyah-Zane and Joziah and daughter Ajah.

Fiolina loves sports and is an athlete herself and plays Netball. She believes that knowledge is power, no pain no gain and “If you cannot remember where you are coming from, you will have a hard time getting to where you need or want to go”.