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Tag Archives: mentoring

  1. Kiddy Cricket camps score success

    With a record 135 aspiring cricketers participating in this year’s Scotiabank Kiddy Cricket Summer Camps, the 2017 edition of the programme has been hailed a success. For the fourth year running, the bank partnered with Cricket West Indies, formerly the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) to host camps across the island. This time around, the […]

    September 1, 2017Cricket, FeaturedNo comments
  2. “Bank on ME” Season 3 – ENTRIES ARE OPEN!

    Do you want to secure finance for your business, increase revenue and win attractive prizes? Now’s your time! Enter “Bank on ME” Season 3!

    January 24, 2016Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  3. ANSA McAL (Barbados) interns give inaugural programme “thumbs up”

    Seventeen interns who have just completed the first ever internship programme at ANSA McAL (Barbados) Ltd. have given the programme a resounding “thumbs up”, describing it as “top class” and “exceptional.” The interns were selected from nearly 300 applicants to take part in ANSA McAL’s inaugural internship programme. And as a result, they’ve not only […]

    September 9, 2015BusinessNo comments
  4. NBA Coaches in Barbados for Digicel Grassroots Basketball Clinic

    TWO NBA coaches, Chris Clunie and Becky Bonner, arrived in Barbados on Monday for the DIGICEL Grassroots Basketball JumpStart Clinic being held on island this week. They will conduct the three-day clinic which offers aspiring young local basketball players the opportunity to train under their tutelage and improve their game. CEO of Digicel, Johnny Ingle, […]

    September 2, 2015Featured, SportsNo comments
  5. “Mentoring Saves Lives” By Felicia Browne

    The Caribbean Mentorship Institute (CMI) and the Barbados Youth Development Council have recently trained several young leaders across the country. In keeping with this year’s theme “Developing Young Leaders for the Future“, the institute hosted its 2nd annual Young Leaders seminar at the University of the West Indies-Cave Hill Campus. The young participants from the […]

    August 30, 2015EducationNo comments
  6. CARIBBEAN ENTREPRENEURSHIP CHALLENGE BOOT CAMP OPENS IN BARBADOS

    Young people gathered in Barbados for a leadership and innovative entrepreneurship boot camp have been advised to see their business as a lifestyle and not a job, and to commit to seeing their vision realized. The advice to 26 young people from 11 Caribbean countries, came as the group began the three-day Caribbean Young Leaders […]

    May 10, 2015EducationNo comments
  7. Barbadians advance in entrepreneurship challenge

    Two young Barbadian entrepreneurs have advanced to the next round in the keenly contested Caribbean Call to Action Entrepreneurship Challenge. Joshua Forte, who presented his Red Diamond Compost’s creation of organic soil enhancers for farmers, and Nikele Davis, who pitched a natural hair styling app for women that would be offered by her company Moca […]

    May 7, 2015Business, FeaturedNo comments
  8. Young entrepreneurs from across region link up with mentors in Barbados

    Entrepreneurs from around the region got the rare opportunity to connect with Barbadian, regional and international mentors when the Caribbean Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development (CoESL) and the Barbados Entrepreneurship Foundation (BEF) brought the two groups together recently. The Mentors’ Connector Event preceded a three-day Caribbean Young Leaders Entrepreneurship Boot Camp in which CoESL […]

    May 7, 2015BusinessNo comments
  9. ALEXANDRA STUDENTS GET A TASTE OF DIGICEL’S MENTORSHIP PROGRAMME

    Students of the Business Development Studies department at the Alexandra Secondary School now have a bit more clarity on and understanding of various technological terms and Information Technology (IT) concepts following a visit by Digicel Barbados and the champions of the company’s Corey Wood Mentorship Programme. Recently, Digicel held a session at the school where […]

    February 13, 2015EducationNo comments
  10. NEW MENTORSHIP PROGRAM TO CHANGE STUDENTS’ LIVES

    Axcel Finance, a micro-financing company which has been operating in Barbados for only two years, has been lauded for initiating a mentorship program for secondary school children. While stating that it was good to have such a program, Minister Jones said: “We would have had in this country, over time, different iterations of something approaching […]

    January 27, 2015EducationNo comments
  11. DIGICEL IMPARTS PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE ON ELLERSLIE STUDENTS – Students More Aware of Path to Take

    Twenty students from the Ellerslie Secondary school are now more aware of what path they should take to pursue a career in Information Technology (IT) or a related field, following the completion of a 4-week mentorship programme conducted by telecommunications company, Digicel. Entitled the Corey Wood Mentorship Programme, in honour of the beloved Digicel technical […]

    November 23, 2014EducationNo comments
  12. Caribbean Export take 12 Regional firms to Europe for ANUGA – Europe’s largest food & beverage trade event

    The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) in partnership with the Deutsche Geselleschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) will bring the Caribbean Kitchen Pavilion to this year’s ANUGA 2013 Food Show at the Koelnmesse GmbH exhibition center in Cologne, Germany on the 5th to 9th October, 2013 The Pavilion will showcase 12 Caribbean food suppliers from […]

    October 4, 2013BusinessNo comments