Founder’s Story

About the founder

Rianna Patterson is the founder of Dominica Dementia Foundation. Her grandfather passed away with Dementia in 2013. She decided not to pursue law and went unto study Psychology. She graduated with an Associates Degree in Psychology at the Dominica State College and soon after launched the Dominica Dementia Foundation, at the age of 18 during her gap year. Rianna started University to pursue her Psychology Bachelors Degree in 2017.

She is also a Dementia Friend Champion and a recipient of the Queens Young Leader’s award