U.S. Embassy hosts 2017 YLAI

The U.S. Embassy proudly announced the 2017 Jamaica cohort for the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) on September 22.  The event was hosted by the Embassy’s Charge` d’Affaires Eric Khant at the Chief of Mission residence in St Andrew. Eight Jamaican young entrepreneurs will travel to the United States during October to participate …

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YLAI – Creating Unique Opportunities for Young Entrepreneurs

The U.S. Embassy in Kingston, in collaboration with the Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship – Caribbean, and Meridian International Center hosted the “Young Leaders of the Americas (YLAI) Regional Workshop on Entrepreneurship”. The event served to examine unique challenges and opportunities facing entrepreneurs in the Caribbean, and encourage growth and collaboration outside of the region. Over …

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Are you a young entrepreneur or civil society leader? Join the YLAI Professional Fellows Program!

Great News! The program has been extended until April 28.  The Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program, sponsored by the Department of State, is seeking young entrepreneurs and civil society leaders from Jamaica to take part in five weeks of training focused on commercial and social entrepreneurship in October and November …

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