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We Connect International Releases Prelim Results from Study on Woman Business Owners in Caribbean & Latin America






WEConnect International in The Caribbean presented preliminary results of a study being prepared with the support of Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) on March 9, 2017. Increasingly, the positive connection among women, their economic empowerment, the growth of economies,








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Advice from Jamaican Entrepreneurs: Latoya Williams






Name: Latoya Williams Name of business: The Generation Tap Your job title: Founder Age at which you started your business: 32 What do you think is the most important character trait in a successful entrepreneur? Vision. You have to be








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Advice from Jamaican Entrepreneurs: Latoya West-Blackwood






Name: Latoya West-Blackwood  Age: 33 Name of business: iPublish Consultancy and iMagiNation Books  Your job title: Founder and Chief Executive Officer  Age at which you started your business: 30 What do you think is the most important character trait in








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Advice from Jamaican Entrepreneurs: Javette Nixon






Name:  Javette Nixon Age: 32  Name of business: Point Global Marketing Limited Your job title: Founder & CEO Age at which you started your business: 27 What do you think is the most important character trait in a successful entrepreneur? I think the most








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Advice from Jamaican Entrepreneurs: Kavan & Keisha Allen






Name: Keisha Allen Age: 30 Business Name: House of Clay Job Title: Creative Director/Fashion Designer (I started the business at age 25 with my husband Kavan Allen, CEO) What do you think is the most important character trait in a








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6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 30, 2016






Obama’s Leaders – Eight Jamaicans Selected For Young Entrepreneurs Initiative In The US. A little over a year after United States President Barack Obama visited Jamaica and announced his flagship Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI), the first crop of








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4 Facts About President Obama’s Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI)






US President Barack Obama chose yesterday’s town hall session with youth leaders from across the Caribbean to launch the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) to expand opportunities for emerging entrepreneurs and civil society activists. The announcement was well received by the young people








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