NTN hosts Youth Economic Empowerment panel discussion

The National Television Network on Sunday night hosted a panel discussion on Youth Economic Empowerment and how COVID19 has given rise to new modes of doing business.

The panel comprised Dr. Keith Nurse, Principal – Sir Arthur Lewis Community College; Dave Headley, Project Coordinator Saint Lucia Business Incubator – Invest Saint Lucia Sunita Daniel, Chief Executive Officer – Export Saint Lucia and Denel Florius founder of Eco-Carib.

The panel focused on:

  • Impact of COVID-19 on the investment environment
  • Specific local investment opportunities for youth
  • How new modalities for business can help the economy rebound
  • Incubator programmes for startups
  • Challenges for youth investment
  • New focus in the education space to develop entrepreneurial skills
  • Export readiness and export opportunities

You can view the panel discussion here