|Minister of Youth and Culture|
6 January 2012 – 7 March 2016
|Preceded by||Olivia Grange|
|Succeeded by||Olivia Grange|
|Member of Parliament
for Saint Ann South Eastern
11 September 2007
|Preceded by||Aloun Ndombet-Assamba|
|Born||August 20, 1975|
|Political party||People's National Party|
|Height||1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Title||Miss Jamaica World 1993
Miss World 1993
|Beauty pageant titleholder|
|Miss Jamaica World 1993
Miss World 1993
(Miss World Caribbean)
Lisa Rene Hanna (born August 20, 1975) is a Jamaican politician and beauty queen who was crowned Miss World 1993, becoming the third Jamaican to win the title. A member of the opposition People's National Party, Hanna currently serves as Member of Parliament for Saint Ann South East, and was Jamaica's Minister of Youth and Culture from 2012-2016.
Life after Miss World
Career in entertainment
In 1998, Hanna acted in How Stella Got Her Groove Back. In 2003, Hanna tried her hand in broadcasting, hosting a Jamaican talk show Our Voices and was a guest presenter on Xtra in the United States. She returned to her country a year later and was a communications consultant for the Hilton Hotel in New Kingston.
In the 2007 general election, as a member of the People's National Party, Hanna contested and won the seat for St. Ann South East. Hence, positioning her as a Member of Parliament for that Constituency. She is one of the youngest women to be elected to the Jamaican Parliament. In addition to her duties as constituency representative she served as opposition spokesperson on Information, Youth and Culture up to December 2011. In the December 29, 2011 polls her party was elected into power. She was subsequently appointed as Minister of Youth and Culture.
- "Miss Jamaica wins Miss World title". Deseret News. November 28, 1993. Retrieved 5 November 2010.
- "Wendy’s partner estranged wife silent over affair". Trinidad & Tobago's Newsday. January 29, 2006. Retrieved 5 November 2010.
- "Lisa and Carlene team in 'Our Voices'". The Jamaica Observer. March 31, 2003. Retrieved 5 November 2010.
- "Team PNP remains confident in Portia". The Daily Gleaner. August 26, 2008. Archived from the original on 12 August 2011. Retrieved 5 November 2010.
- Shakespeare-Blackmore, Keisha (7 September 2007). "Women in the House". The Jamaica Gleaner. Archived from the original on 4 December 2008. Retrieved 24 April 2012.
- "Positioning for power". The Daily Gleaner. October 12, 2008. Archived from the original on 12 August 2011. Retrieved 5 November 2010.
- Horowitz, Jason. In College Roommate David Panton, Ted Cruz Finds Unwavering Support, New York Times, April 23, 2016.
|Awards and achievements|
|Miss World Caribbean
|Miss Jamaica World
|Minister of Youth and Culture
|Member of Parliament for Saint Ann South Eastern