PRESS RELEASE – The Organization for Entrepreneurship, Rural Development, Women and Youth; a Community Based Organization in the South of Saint Lucia is looking for four (4) innovative business concept note.
A Call for Action in Entrepreneurship is therefore being placed to young men and women from the Southern and South Western parts of Saint Lucia (Mabouya Valley, Micoud through to Choiseul) who are between the ages of 18 – 29 years old with a core interest in: Agriculture, Sustainable energy/climate change and Cultural industries to answer to the call and submit an application.
Submitted Business Concept Notes must be focused on; building employability skills; create jobs and/or help set up social business or micro enterprises that will directly or ultimately be of benefit to people in underserved and/or underprivileged communities.
Interested young persons are asked to send their concept notes to Ms. Christine Wilson at [email protected] before Wednesday April 8th 2015 by 11:55 pm. No applications received after that date and time will be acknowledged.
Submitted applications must be innovative and will be screened for submission to the Global Leadership Coalition (GLC). Four (4) proposals will be chosen to participate in a Leadership and Innovation Entrepreneurial Boot Camp in Bridgetown Barbados from May 1st through 3rd 2015. The selected individuals will further compete among other business concept notes form the Eastern Caribbean Countries.
After which ten boot camp semi-finalists from around the Eastern Caribbean will be mentored for over four (4) months from May to August and will be provided with entrepreneurship training for two (2) months July and August 2015.
The final two (2) finalists will showcase their work at the United Nations in September 2015 and at the Global Leadership Coalition’s First International Young Leaders Summit in October 2015.
Young persons are asked to take advantage of this opportunity to empower themselves and aid in the development of their community and country.
Your application MUST be accepted
You must be between the ages of 18 and 29 years old
You must have completed your secondary education and or be enrolled in or a graduate of a University, College of Technical Training School. Submit an application today for a chance to participate.
All travelling expenses will be covered by the Global Leadership Collation of the United States.