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3 EXPERTS

Level up your business with real, practical advice on Money, Mindset, and Management from 3 experts at this year's Women and Youth in Entrepreneurship workshop.

Thursday, 21 November, 2019

*Early bird registration deadline: 07 November, 2019

Pleasantville Community Centre, #2 Prince Albert St., San Fernando

9am - 2pm

Venue accessible from 8am

OUR MISSION

Women and Youth in Entrepreneurship is a not-for-profit workshop hosted as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) and in observance of San Fernando City Month. It is organised by Carific Coaching and Consulting in partnership with reputable businesses in Trinidad and Tobago. Our mission is to equip you with the tools to effectively grow and manage your business sustainably. 

At the Women and Youth in Entrepreneurship workshop, you learn the fundamentals of building a lucrative business so you can avoid the mistakes that other entrepreneurs commonly make.

You also connect face-to-face with successful entrepreneurs so you can ask questions, get advice, and gain new ideas.

And when you plug into our community of business leaders, you build new relationships and grow your network!

Seats fill up quickly!

  • Are you secretly hoping to ditch your 8-4?

  • Do you want your business to become your primary source of income?

  • Are you tired of propping up your business with your personal funds?

  • Wish you could get free advice on how you can access business financing?

  • Want the real on how to approach hurdles and slumps in your business?

  • Need practical help on building a business strategy that actually works?

Then you need to be at Women and Youth in Entrepreneurship!

 

It’s the only workshop of its kind and scale happening in San Fernando. And it’s being hosted for 1 day only.

  • Interactive working sessions

  • Open discussions

  • Testimonies from experienced entrepreneurs

  • Networking opportunities

  • Business exhibitions

  • Lunch provided

  • Parking available

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

  • Existing and start-up women entrepreneurs

  • Solopreneurs

  • Intrapreneurs

  • Young entrepreneurs and innovators

  • Would-be entrepreneurs

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN THIS YEAR?

MONEY, MINDSET, MANAGEMENT

  • Learn what it takes to make "good profit"

  • Clarify the who and the why in your business strategy

  • Find out whether a lifestyle business or start-up is better for you

  • Understand the KING in money flows

  • Identify behaviours that breed money problems

  • Learn the signs of debt trouble

  • Discover the right way to use your debit/ credit cards

  • Understand various types of investments

  • Learn the benefits and risks of investing

  • Discover how to think like a true entrepreneur

  • And much more...

MEET THE SUBJECT MATTER EXPERTS

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Nigel Romano

Director, Moore Business Solutions Ltd. & Former CEO, JMMB Bank (T&T)

Nigel Romano is Director of Moore Business Solutions Limited and a Partner with Moore Trinidad & Tobago, Chartered Accountants.  He was, until recently, the CEO and Managing Director of JMMB Bank (T&T) Limited, a subsidiary of the JMMB Group, a position he held from March 2015 to his retirement in July 2019. 

 

Mr. Romano has extensive global experience in public accounting and banking. He has served in leadership positions at the ANSA McAL Group, Citibank Asia Pacific and EY.

He is currently the chairman of National Flour Mills Limited, the Couva Medical and Multi-Training Facility Limited and the UWI Development and Endowment Fund and a director of the Caribbean Corporate Governance Institute.

 

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Christine Sahadeo

Senior Lecturer & former Deputy Dean, UWI,  Attorney at Law & Consultant in Emotional Intelligence & leadership

Christine Sahadeo is a Fellow Chartered and Certified Accountant, holds an Executive Masters in Business Administration, Bachelor of Law with the University of the London (Hon), Legal Education Certificate, and Hugh Wooding Law School and is a certified mediator.

She is a Senior Lecturer and former Deputy Dean at the University of the West Indies. She is a former Senator, Minister of Government and member of Cabinet and sub committees of cabinet. Christine spearheaded the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative to which Trinidad became a member in 2011. She has held several leadership positions during the course of her career including Assistant to the Inspector of Banks, CEO of a subsidiary of Massy Limited.

 She has served on many boards and was the first female chairperson of a public quoted company in Trinidad & Tobago, National flour Mills Limited. 

She is currently the  Vice chairman of the Caribbean Court of Justice Trust Fund, Director of the UWI Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business, member of UWI Trust and Endowment Fund. Director of  Paria Fuel Trading and Guaracara Refining Company Limited

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Nichola D. R. Harvey

Founder & CEO, NDR Harvey & Associates & Founder & Director, We Say Y.E.S.

Nichola D. R. Harvey-Mitchell is a Success Coach, Author, Lecturer, Consultant, Inspirational Speaker & Social Entrepreneur. One can easily describe her as a warm, purposeful, determined, self-starter, results oriented, problem solver, risk-taker, team player and leader.


Nichola is the Founder and CEO of her consultancy firm, NDR Harvey & Associates, which offers various consultancy, coaching & inspirational speaking services to organizations. She is also the Founder and Director of the NGO called, We Say Y.E.S. Organization. 


She has authored a motivational and self-help book, titled “21 Powerful Ps to Success”, which is currently available on Amazon and in local book stores. She is also the Chairperson for the National Board for Global Coalition for Youth Employment TnT.

HERE'S THE TRUE VALUE OF THIS WORKSHOP

MONEY

Get practical information on what you must do to acquire and manage personal & business financing.

VALUE = $1,000 TT

MINDSET

Get real insight on what you must do to build and maintain the right mindset for sustained entrepreneurial success.

VALUE = $1,000 TT

MANAGEMENT

Get expert advice on how to apply best practices in business strategy and operational management.

VALUE = $1,000 TT

MINGLING

Get fresh inspiration,  new ideas, build connections and increase your visibility from workshop discussions, testimonies and interactions.

VALUE = PRICELESS

TOTAL VALUE = OVER $3,000 TT 

YOU PAY = ONLY $350 TT

BUT WAIT! IF YOU REGISTER BY

NOVEMBER 7th, YOU PAY ONLY $300 TT 

to the early bird registration deadline!

Last year alone, this workshop was sold-out.  Over 140 persons showed up to get real-life advice on how to launch out and get ahead.

 

They heard from a quality line-up of well-known, successful entrepreneurs. They learned about scaling and going international from Katherine Bethel, CEO of the B’s homemade ice-cream chain and Cheryl Bowles, Founder of the Cher-Mère Day Spa and MD of The Herbarium Ltd respectively.

Stephanie Pemberton, CEO/ MD of Planting Seeds Caribbean Limited and Executive Producer and Founder of Bad Granny Media also gave valuable advice on attracting an investor. Candace Guppy-Sobion, Creative Director of Candy Coated Events and Travels, shared on how to build brand presence.

 

Keevan Lewis, Co-founder, PUMP Ltd. and Co-Owner, BLAC Sheep Barbering explained success principles and entrepreneurs learned about legal issues from Carla Parris, an Entertainment & Sports Lawyer, Executive Producer, Creator and Host of "The Business of Carnival" WEB series.

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PAST ATTENDEE STORIES

SECURE YOUR SPOT FOR WOMEN AND YOUTH IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP 2!

Join a community of over 140 Women and Youth in Entrepreneurship participants

WANT MORE 

INFORMATION?

Contact

  • Krystalanne Trotman:               682-3734

  • Jacqueline Syms:                   741-4781 

  • Glenda Joseph-Dennis:         470-5578

  • Susan Romano Davis:            724-7083 

  • Jacqueline Ryan Brathwaite:  355-1324

Organised by Carific Coaching and Consulting Ltd.

Held under the auspices of His Worship, the Mayor of San Fernando

And supported by:

THE

ORGANISERS

OUR SPONSORS

Frequently asked questions

WHEN WILL WOMEN AND YOUTH IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP 2 BE HELD?


The Women and Youth in Entrepreneurship 2 Workshop will take place on November 21, 2019.




WHERE WILL WOMEN AND YOUTH IN ENTRPRENEURSHIP 2 TAKE PLACE?


Women and Youth in Entrepreneurship 2019 will take place at the Pleasantville Community Centre, Prince Albert Street, San Fernando.




WHAT DO I WEAR AT WOMEN AND YOUTH IN ENTREPRENEUSHIO 2?


Business/casual. The venue is air conditoned so we recommend bringing a jacket if you are so inclined.




HOW MUCH ARE WOMEN AND YOUTH IN ENTREPRENEUSHIP 2 TICKETS?


Early bird registration is $300TT (Early bird registration deadline is midnight, November 07, 2019)

Regular price is $350TT




CAN I PAY AT THE DOOR?


No, payment will not be accepted at the door. There will be no guarantee of extra seats.




CAN I GET A REFUND?


All sales are final, but you are welcome to transfer your ticket to a friend if you are unable to attend.




WILL THERE BE INTERPRETERS FOR THE DEAF?


Not at this time; however, if you are an interpreter and would like to volunteer, please email us at womenandyouth@gmail.com.




IS THERE WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE SEATING?


Yes, we can accommodate wheelchair seating.




WILL SPECIAL ARRANGEMENTS BE MADE FOR SPANISH TRANSLATION?


No, not at this time.




CAN I BRING FOOD OR BEVERAGES INTO THE VENUE?


No, however lunch is included for all ticket holders.




CAN I BRING MY CHILDREN OR BABY?


No. All attendees must have a ticket and should not be a disruption to those around them. We recommend making childcare arrangements.




IS THERE A SPECIAL DISCOUNT FOR STUDENTS?


No, not at this time. There are separate sessions dedicated to secondary school students.




CAN I TAKE PICTURES DURING THE WORKSHOP IF I DON’T USE A FLASH?


Yes




WHO IS THE ORGANISER OF THE WOMEN AND YOUTH IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP WORKSHOP?


The event is organised by Glenda Joseph-Dennis, Managing Director, CARIFIC Coaching and Consulting Ltd. with the support of Stratus Professional Services Limited, The leadership Firm and Sumar Consultants Ltd.




ARE THERE ANY SPECIAL PROMOTIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR BUSINESSES?


We have very few spaces for exhibitors. PLease contact us at womenandyouth@gmail.com or 868 741 4781.




WILL THERE BE A LIVE STREAM OPTION?


No.




CAN MALES ATTEND THIS EVENT?


Yes.




HOW CAN I GET MORE INFORMATION?


Contact the following:

  • Glenda Joseph-Dennis 470-5578
  • Jacqueline Syms 741-4781
  • Karen Atherly-Dowding 685-1451
  • Susan Romano Davis 724-7083
  • Jacqueline Ryan Brathwaite 355-1324
OR Email: womenandyouthtt@gmail.com





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