Latisha Bravo is one of the most recent victims of intimate partner violence to reach the front page of Jamaica's national newspapers. Her brutal murder by her boyfriend is a tragic example of the horror of intimate partner violence (IPV) that is prevalent in Jamaica. Data from the first comprehensive examination on violence against women and girls (VAWG) and intimate … [Read more...] about Block The Hand That Strikes Women
Digital Transformation and Industries of the Future: How can technology and innovation improve people’s lives? Join us for a discussion with American technology policy Expert Alec Ross and General Manager of the Country Department Caribbean Group at the Inter-American Development Bank, Therese Turner-Jones to learn more on global innovation trends led by businesses across the … [Read more...] about Webinar: The Industries of the Future
General Manager for the Caribbean Countries of the IDB Group, Therese Turner-Jones, will join forces with Caribbean Economist Marla Dukharan to discuss ways to change the region for the better. According to Therese, "We need a tectonic shift in mindset". We need to act now, embrace digital transformation, and push for changes in policies today to see these changes happen in the … [Read more...] about Webinar: The Caribbean in 2040: Let’s Jump!
When I arrived in Malta with a delegation from the Government of The Bahamas on May 14th, I already knew that this small “Island Lab” is punching above its weight when it comes to blockchain technology. That is what brought us to Malta: to learn from its experience and to better understand how countries with similar Commonwealth histories can leverage technology to “jump up” … [Read more...] about Caribbean Resilience: Lessons from Malta and the Blockchain
Featuring Therese Turner-Jones, Caribbean Countries General Manager, interviewed by Musheer Kamau, Senior Operations Officer. … [Read more...] about The Caribbean in the next 30 years: Hope or Despair?