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NCB ICON Lab Kickstarts the First Cohort of Trainees in Jamaica

2020/06/15

The Trust for the Americas with kind support from the N.C.B. Foundation kickstarted today with the first cohort of trainees of the NCB ICON Lab in Jamaica.

Jamaica

The Trust for the Americas of the OAS and the Office of the First Lady of Paraguay will Train Women Entrepreneurs and Artisans in Digital Education

2020/05/11

Como parte del plan de expansión de operaciones en el cono sur, The Trust for the Americas firma convenio de entendimiento con la Oficina de la Primera Dama del Paraguay para implementar programas a fin de mejorar las oportunidades económicas de las mujeres paraguayas.

AES Foundation and The Trust for the Americas completed the "Proyecto Potenciando el Emprendimiento Innovador en República Dominicana

2019/12/16

Dominican Republic (13-12-2019) - The AES Dominicana Foundation and The Trust for the Americas, an affiliate of the Organization of American States (OAS), completed the "Strengthening Innovative Entrepreneurship" project strengthening local entrepreneurship in the municipalities of Boca Chica, Guayacanes, Quisqueya, Bancos de Arena and la Malena.

República Dominicana

Microsoft and The Trust for the Americas Increasing Opportunities for Brazilian Youth Through Technology

2019/12/13

Sao Paulo, Brazil. (23-09-2019) – Brazilian youth will be given an opportunity to acquire critical, logical, and problem-solving skills to navigate information and communications technologies in the next decade through Microsoft’s Minecraft Hour of Code: Education Edition. The Trust for the Americas and Microsoft Corporation will soon teach basic coding concepts in a one hour set of activities at POETA centers in four Brazilian cities.

Brasil

The Trust for the Americas, The Mico University College and N.C.B. Foundation sign agreement of understanding to announce the launch of the Entrepreneurship and Skills for Tomorrow Innovation Lab

2019/11/21

Kingston, Jamaica (11/20/2019) With the aim of fostering economic empowerment through stimulating innovation and providing training in skills for tomorrow and entrepreneurship, N.C.B. Foundation, Mico University College and The Trust for the Americas sign a memorandum of understanding to design and implement the first year of an Entrepreneurship and Skills for Tomorrow Innovation Lab, in order to improve access to quality educational opportunities for Jamaican youth.

Jamaica

AES Dominican Foundation and The Trust for the Americas boost entrepreneurs from Boca Chica, Guayacanes y Quisqueya

2019/10/24

Dominican Republic - The AES Dominican Foundation and The Trust for the Americas, an entity affiliated with the Organization of American States (OAS), will develop the Project “Empowering Innovative Entrepreneurship” for the creation and strengthening of entrepreneurship for local development in the municipalities of Boca Chica, Guayacanes and Quisqueya. The initiative will train 30 entrepreneurs in each of the selected municipalities, taking into account those who have a specific business idea or have an ongoing entrepreneurship and wish to strengthen it.

República Dominicana

The Trust for the Americas, Microsoft & Innovacien, will hold the second POETA YouthSpark Regional Meeting in Chile.

2019/10/09

Santiago, Chile (07/10/2019) - As part of the POETA (Partnership for Economic Opportunities through Technology in the Americas) YouthSpark Project, The Trust for the Americas — an organization affiliated with the Organization of American States — Microsoft, and Innovacien will host the second POETA YouthSpark Regional Meeting to discuss the challenges and good practices carried out by Local Partners in each country in the educational training of young people — particularly women — as well as in the creation of work spaces for these young people.

Chile

The Trust for the Americas presents posters at the opening of the Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit

2019/10/04

Washington, DC. - The Trust for the Americas, for the second year in a row, is sharing best practices of two of its most successful projects at the annual Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit (GYEO) which convenes more than 550 technical experts from 60+ countries committed to advancing the social and economic well-being of young people globally. This year the GYEO Summit took place on the Silver Spring Civic Center in Washington DC, on October 2-4, 2019.

Estados Unidos

En el marco del Proyecto POETA YouthSpark, ADASEC, Microsoft y The Trust for the Americas se unen para ofrecer un espacio de aprendizaje a través del Conversatorio “Tecnologías para un Mejor Futuro”

2019/09/17

República Dominicana (20/09/2019)— En el marco del proyecto POETA YouthSpark, el próximo viernes 20 de septiembre se realizará una jornada de Aprendizaje e Intercambio de ideas, denominada “Tecnología para un mejor futuro”. Esta actividad, es dirigida y patrocinada por Microsoft República Dominicana y se realizará en el Palacio Bellas Artes, en Bonao.

República Dominicana

Awards Ceremony “A NEW PATH”: PROMOTING A HEALTHY ENVIRONMENT AND PRODUCTIVE ALTERNATIVES FOR JUVENILE REMANDEES AND OFFENDERS IN JAMAICA

2019/09/12

The Awardee Ceremony is closing out the entrepreneurship component of A New Path, to celebrate the success of 90 young entrepreneurs.

Jamaica
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