Youth innovators will share their lived experiences and their journey as innovators. They will provide examples of innovations, discuss the internal and external factors that are enablers and disablers to innovation and make strategic recommendations for revisiting/reshaping formal and non-formal learning environments to build requisite human capital.
Prime Minister of Barbados, Hon. Mia Amor Mottley will deliver remarks in response to a call for action from the Region's youth which will be featured as part of the programme.
The winners of the Youth Spoken Word Contest will also be featured.
Seminar panellists are:
- Kyle Maloney, Entrepreneur and founder of Tech Beach Retreat, (Trinidad & Tobago)
- Greta Cutulenco - CEO & Co-Founder, Acerta, (Canada)
- Carlton Cummins - CTO & Co-Founder, Aceleron, Ltd, UK (Barbados)
- Bevon Chadel Charles, CEO & Co-Founder, Akata Farms (Grenada)
- Dr. Terri-Karelle Reid (Jamaica)
- Raphael Saul (Barbados)
About the Caribbean Development Bank:
The Caribbean Development Bank is a regional financial institution established in 1970 for the purpose of contributing to the harmonious economic growth and development of its Borrowing Member Countries (BMCs). In addition to the 19 BMCs, CDB’s membership includes four regional non-borrowing members – Brazil, Colombia, Mexico and Venezuela and five non-regional, non-borrowing members; i.e., Canada, China, Germany, Italy, and the United Kingdom. CDB’s total assets as at December 31, 2019 stood at US$ 3.59 billion (bn). These include US$2.1 bn of Ordinary Capital Resources and US$1.49 bn of Special Funds Resources. The Bank is rated Aa1 Stable with Moody’s, AA+ Stable with Standard & Poor’s and AA+ Stable with FitchRatings. Read more at caribank.org.