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N.C.B. Foundation and Trust for the Americas Partner to Launch Digital and Innovation Centre

2019/04/10

Aiming to promote the generation of wealth, digital skills, and leadership, NCB Foundation partnered with The Trust for the Americas, a non- profit affiliated to the Organization of American States (OAS), to create the NCB Foundation Digital and Innovation Center in Kingston, Jamaica. NCB Financial Group Chairman Michael Lee Chin, OJ, NCB Foundation Chairperson Thalia Lyn, NCB Foundation CEO Nadeen Matthews Blair, OAS Secretary for Hemispheric Affairs James Lambert, and Trust CEO Linda Eddleman signed a Memorandum of Understanding to launch the initiative.

Jamaica

DIA Urban Lab awards 15 youth with funding to jumpstart ventures and signs agreement with PSOJ to create mentorship program

2019/04/09

During the weekend, the DIA Urban Lab Project held an Innovation Camp, where 20 finalists, selected from a pool of 37 qualified participants attended to refine presentation skills prior to pitching projects for seed funding. Today, 15 youth received financial support to jumpstart their ventures. In the event, participants received feedback and congratulations from businessman Michael Lee Chin, Citi FI Head Christopher Johnson, PSOJ President Howard Mitchel and Organization of American States Secretary for Hemispheric Affairs James Lambert, and Trust CEO Linda Eddleman.

Jamaica

Costa Rica será la sede de la 1er Cumbre Regional de Innovación Social DIA

2019/04/23

The Trust for the Americas en alianza con el Laboratorio de Innovación en Administración Pública Innovaap, realizarán la I Cumbre de Innovación Social DIA en San José, Costa Rica del 6 al 8 de mayo. Durante la Cumbre, los jóvenes, organizaciones no gubernamentales, líderes empresariales y sociales se reunirán para compartir sus experiencias y co-crear soluciones innovadoras para los retos que enfrentan cada una de sus comunidades.

Costa Rica
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