Transforming Guyana, Episode XI: Empowering the Future

Transforming Guyana, Episode XI: Empowering the Future
Guyana’s Youth and the Oil & Gas Economy

The Guyana Business Journal (GBJ) Caribbean Policy Consortium welcome you to Episode XI of the  Webinar Series, Transforming Guyana, Wednesday, April 12, 2023, at 10:30 AM EST.

Panelists: Karen Abrams, Founder STEM Guyana; Ronald Austin Jr., Columnist; Florence Alexi Larose, Consultant on Sustainable Development, Community Building, and Rural Development for Indigenous Peoples; and Elson Low, Economic and Youth Policy Advisor to the Leader of the Opposition, Guyana.

Essential Questions: How can we systemically and systematically empower young Guyanese, especially marginalized youth, to play a more active role in contributing to and benefitting from national development spurred by the emerging Oil and Gas economy?

How do we engage younger generations in the diaspora through the effective use of technology, social media, and innovative approaches to mentoring?


Dr. David Lewis & Dr. Terrence Blackman.