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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 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: Tishauna Mullings






Name: Tishauna Mullings Age: 26 Your job title: Chief Success Officer Name of Business: NexxStepp Personal Development Services Age at which started business: 21 What do you think is the most important character trait in a successful entrepreneur? A successful entrepreneur








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Advice from Jamaican Entrepreneurs: Joan Webley






Name: Joan Elizabeth Webley aka Nanook Age (optional): 33 Name of business: Nanook Enterprises Ltd.  Your job title: Attorney/Managing Director Age at which you started your business: 25 What do you think is the most important character trait in a








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Advice from Jamaican Entrepreneurs: Jovan Evans






Name: Jovan Evans Age: 34 Name of business: AquaFlow Products & Services Ltd. Your job title: Product Developer Age at which you started your business: 33  What do you think is the most important character trait in a successful entrepreneur? Being resilient: thriving when








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Advice from Jamaican entrepreneurs: Angela deFreitas






Name: Angela deFreitas Name of business: CHOICES Career & Education Advice Your job title: General Manager Age at which you started your business: 35 What do you think is the most important character trait in a successful entrepreneur? A competitive nature Identify one hardship








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Advice from Jamaican Entrepreneurs: Jamellia Blythe






Name: Jamellia Blythe Age: In early 30s Name of business: High Flyer Tutoring Service Your job title: Manager Age at which you started business: 28 What do you think is the most important trait in a successful entrepreneur? You have to be








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Advice from Jamaican Entrepreneurs: Craslyn Benjamin






Name: Craslyn Benjamin Age: 30 Name of business: Benlar Foods Limited Your job title: Chief Executive Officer Age at which you started your business: 27 What do you think is the most important character trait in a successful entrepreneur? Possessing the ability to work hard








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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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