Keturah S. Babb, is a native of Grand Bahama and lover of Bahamian culture, with a drive and passion for higher education, psychology, community empowerment, and outreach. Keturah received her Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from the University of The Bahamas, successfully capturing the Bahamas Psychological Association Award in Public Psychology. In her pursuit of excellence, she went on to obtain her Masters of Science in Social & Applied Psychology at the University of Kent, Canterbury, England. Upon her return home to The Bahamas in 2015, Keturah became highly engaged within the Grand Bahama community through various organizations and community initiatives.
Her enthusiastic spirit and love for education led to Keturah’s recruitment to the University of The Bahamas, Oakes Field Campus in October 2017 to serve as the Assistant Director of Alumni Affairs and the Annual Fund. As an alumna herself, Keturah is passionate about the University’s growth and development. Successfully fulfilling her duties and transforming the Alumni Affairs office she made the decision to return home to Grand Bahama in 2018 to establish the Development & Alumni Affairs Office at the University of The Bahamas-North (UB-North) campus. In her current position, she has led and assisted with several key initiatives at UB-North. Keturah has been a part of the acquisition committee for the new downtown campus and is currently a part of the transition committee. Keturah led the team to acquire the IDB Grant of $500,000 to launch the UB-North Centre of Entrepreneurship and Innovation which will also house the UB-North Business Incubator. She continues to lead partnerships to support the growth and impact of the UB-North campus. Keturah stays committed to driving transformative initiatives at the University. Her drive, involvement, and persistence make her a strong asset to the University’s team. Most recently, Keturah was promoted to the position of Director of Advancement at University of The Bahamas-North where she holds responsibility for development, alumni affairs and university relations on the campus.
Keturah has served in many capacities within her community, specifically in the Rotaract Club of Freeport. In 2019 she assumed the position of President of the Rotaract Club of Freeport for the 2019-2020 term. Her most noteworthy initiative was the mobilization of assistance for club members and island-wide recovery efforts following the passage of Hurricane Dorian. While simultaneously ensuring that the club met the international requirements of Rotary International as it transitioned from Rotary Club Partner to Rotary Club Members. Keturah has also facilitated international service projects and educational forums in conjunction with Rotaract clubs in The Bahamas and Caribbean region.
Keturah made history along with two other of members the Rotaract Club of Freeport and became the first rotaractors within the country to also hold dual membership as a Rotarian when she became a member of the Rotary Club of Grand Bahama Sunrise in 2017. Keturah is also a proud member of, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated, Pi Upsilon Omega Chapter. Serving in several leadership positions within the local chapter throughout the years. Keturah’s dedication to these organizations and her community speaks volumes to her personal belief that you should “be good but most of all do good” (Kensie Kate).