Dr. Sasha Sutherland is the Executive Director of the Caribbean Regional Anti-Doping Organization (RADO), a role she has been in since 2016. The educator has been a part-time lecturer at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus since 2011 where she focuses on sport event and management.
When it comes to the passionate advocacy for equity in sports and in life, you’ll find no greater proponent than Sasha Sutherland, Executive Director of the Caribbean Regional Anti-Doping Organization (RADO). In her role she manages teams in the 18 Caribbean RADO member countries by ensuring that the rules, regulations, education and testing are maintained at international standards.
With a desire to increase the awareness of sport, race and gender nuances internationally, Sasha is a part-time lecturer with The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus’ Sport Science and Tourism Programmes at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Her research interests are centered on women, sport, leadership and anti-doping in the Anglophone Caribbean, and the intersections of sport, culture and ideology in the organisation and development of Caribbean sport and society, particularly among girls and women. Her PhD research examined perceived normal, natural and proper behaviours in women’s football in the Anglophone Caribbean.
Sasha is an athlete at heart, a former triple-sport athlete of tennis, football and field hockey, and former national team manager for football in Barbados. She brings her knowledge of being athlete, administrator and academic together to inform the world in any way she can.