Vincentian Among Entrepreneurs To Participate In One Young World Summit

As part of the OECS Commission’s commitment to drive youth development in the region, it has become a nominating agency for the One Young World (OYW) Summit held in London, United Kingdom, from 22 – 25 October 2019.
This Summit seeks to encourage peer to peer learning, mentorship by leading figures in various sectors who pursue social reform and change; and provide the opportunity for global networking among young social leaders.

For this reason, the Commission has sought to ensure that our region is well represented by individuals engaging in innovative initiatives which have and/or promises to have a high social impact at both the national and regional levels. The five selected individuals are:

Name

Country

Initiative

OYW Plenary

Dione Browne Saint Kitts and Nevis Boys Mentorship Programme Poverty Alleviation
Amanda Scott Grenada Fireflies: Girls (6-12) mentorship, and empowerment organisation Education

 

Poverty Alleviation

Jasmine Duncan Saint Lucia Reimagining used tires in the construction industry Poverty Alleviation

 

Planetary Health

Mitchel John Commonwealth of Dominica Agrosuede Backyard gardening: use of social media to promote good agricultural practices Planetary Health

 

Poverty Alleviation

Chad Greaves Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Vincy Aspire: use of technology to promote the social and educational development of youth Education