Caribbean Caucus: 25 - 26 August

On 25 August, One Young World Ambassadors and young leaders from across the Caribbean come together in Trinidad & Tobago for the 2017 Caribbean One Young World Caucus. Caucuses provide an opportunity for One Young World Ambassadors and socially engaged young leaders to connect face to face, explore opportunities for collaboration and gain insight into a range of emerging issues.

This event has been fully booked! Should you wish to be put on the reserve list, please email erik.parigger@oneyoungworld.com.

When?

25 - 26 August 2017

Where?

The Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business, Mount Hope, Trinidad

Who can attend?

All One Young World Ambassadors are welcome to attend. In addition, One Young World Ambassadors may nominate other socially engaged young leaders to participate.

How much does it cost?

There are no fees to attend the event but One Young World cannot provide support for travel, accommodation or incidental costs.

Accommodation

We have identified AirBNB apartments that can be shared by attendees. Cost per person is $25-30 / $25-35  USD per night (based on availability at the time of booking). Please indicate if you are interested in receiving information about this accommodation when registering your attendance. 

What is on the agenda?

  • Entrepreneurship and social business
  • The future of education
  • Challenges and opportunities for Caribbean youth
    Building inclusive communities
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​Please note that this agenda is subject to change.

Time

Date Session Speakers Venue
11:00am - 12:30pm 25 August

The Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business Safety Video

Trinidad and Tobago National Anthem

Opening Remarks

One Young World video

Film Screening: 'Small Changes'

Melissa Pascal, Founder MMP Ltd and One Young World Ambassador

Jonathan Barcant, Co-Founder Vetiver TT, I am Movement and Amāre Probiotics

Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business (ALJGSB)
12:30pm - 2:00pm 25 August Lunch Break (lunch not provided)   Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business (ALJGSB)
2:00pm - 3:00pm 25 August

Innovation and (Social) Entrepreneurship:
Developing Business for Economic Sustainability and Social Responsibility

Daniel Barcant, Managing Director at Cocoa Republic

Shedron Collins, CEO of Youth Business Trinidad and Tobago

Asiya Mohammed, Founder and CEO Conflict Women Ltd and One Young World Ambassador

Jonathan Barcant, Co-Founder Vetiver TT, I am Movement and Amāre Probiotics

Moderator: Cristina Bermudez-LuckySales Manager/Group Business Pan-American Life Insurance Group

Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business (ALJGSB)
3:00pm - 3:30pm 25 August Networking Break   Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business (ALJGSB)
3:30pm - 4:30pm 25 August Education

Meghan Waterman, CEO Special Needs Academy

Terri-Ann Brathwaite, UWI-ALJGSB Lecturer/ Marketing Consultant/BizBooster Mentor

Dr. Michael Dowlath, Principal of Naparima College / Past ACTT Chairman and Interim Chairman GATE Standing Committee​

Luke Smith, We Help You-th FARM (WHYFARM)​

Melissa Pascal, Founder MMP Ltd and One Young World Ambassador

Moderator: Michael GrayProgramme Director at UWI-ALJGSB

Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business (ALJGSB)
4:30pm - 5:00pm 25 August A Commonwealth for Today and Tomorrow Sen. Nikoli Edwards, Temporary Independent Senator, Parliament of Trinidad and Tobago Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business (ALJGSB)
11:00am - 12:30pm 26 August

The Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business Safety Video

Trinidad and Tobago National Anthem

Opening Remarks

One Young World video

YES Programme

Film Screening: 'Quiet Revolution'

Marc-Alain Boucicault, Founder Banj and Groupe ECHO Haiti and One Young World Ambassador

Nicola Harvey, Founder of YES Programme and Mentor at UWI-ALJGSB

Rhonda Chan Soo, Documentary Filmmaker

Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business (ALJGSB)
12:30pm - 2:00pm 26 August Lunch Break (lunch not provided)   Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business (ALJGSB)
2:00pm - 3:00pm 26 August

Film Screening: 'Small Lime'

Challenges and Opportunities for Young People in Caribbean Development

Shari Petti, Actress and Filmmaker

Marc-Alain Boucicault, Founder Banj and Groupe ECHO Haiti and One Young World Ambassador

Kurba-Marie Questelles, Volunteer at the Juvenile Court Project in Trinidad and Tobago as well as the United Nations Volunteer Program, Coordinator of Training and Development at the Commonwealth Youth Peace Ambassadors Network.

Gerard Thomas, Co-Founder at BitBox TT and Country Manager for World Bank

Teocah Dove, Youth and Social Development Consultant, One Young World Ambassador and Queen's Young Leader

Moderator: Kieron Joseph Samaroo, One Young World Ambassador

Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business (ALJGSB)
3:00pm - 3:30pm 26 August Networking Break   Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business (ALJGSB)
3:30pm - 4:30pm 26 August Social Inclusion

Aminka Belvitt (video), One Young World Ambassador

Shane Ram, CEO of STEP HR Consulting, Founder of Scientific Happiness, Property Investor, Founder of Don’t Settle for 7, Executive coach, Author and a global keynote speaker

Rudolph Hanamji, Manager, Marketing and Communications at Trinidad and Tobago International Financial Centre.

Shamla Maharaj, Owner/Managing Director at Recommended Solutions Consultancy Services

Nikoli Edwards, Independent Senator of Trinidad and Tobago and Motivational Speaker and Facilitator for the Caribbean

Moderator: Warren Jake Chanansingh, Communication Associate United Nations Trinidad and Tobago and One Young World Ambassador

Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business (ALJGSB)
4:30pm - 5:00pm 26 August The Mindset Show

Closing Remarks

Melissa Pascal, Founder MMP Ltd and One Young World Ambassador Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business (ALJGSB)
Evening 26 August Party   To be defined