Each month we highlight the world 10 women disrupting global markets. With the spotlight list we crowdsource a public vote on the most influential on the list to hear their full story (19659003) global Haitian Community.
We connected with our Hall of Fame candidate to hear what motivates her. Hear her amazing story and advice below.
Director General of Haiti 's Center for Facilitation of Investments (CFI)
1. What is your greatest accomplishment?
To have become one of the youngest general director in public administration in Haiti. As a woman from the private sector and a new mother this was a huge challenge for me.
2, “The Greatest Achievement in the World” What advice do you have for other women?
Believe in yourself, in your ability to be all that you want to be. This is all my advice to all not just women. But it is more important for women to understand that we need Do not be afraid to make sacrifices for what you believe in. Nothing that is rewarding comes easy. So fight and triumph! This world needs more QUEENS!
3. How do you leverage your influence to change the narrative on Haiti?
The existing narrative on Haiti is not allied, we are a poor country that has suffered multiple plagues. However, our story does not limit itself to that. We are strong, resilient people. Our country is filled with opportunities that are just awaiting to be crafted and developed. So for me it's about opening people's eyes to the unknown side of Haiti.
I invite everyone to come and see and experience Haiti for themselves, not just take my word for it.
I also encourage Haitians to love their country and stop destroying it. 19659013]
About Haiti Tech Summit Hall of Fame Series:
Haiti is rapidly earning itself as a prime hot spot for entrepreneurial activity. With 11 million citizens and a global diaspora network of 30 million Haitian internationals- the influence of Haitian entrepreneurs on the global economy is spreading. Nominate someone here.
About Haiti Tech Summit : Founded by Forbes 30 Under 30 Entrepreneur, Christine Souffrant Ntim, Haiti Tech Founded thousands of entrepreneurs, investors, digital marketers and creatives under the roof together to address humanity's greatest challenges via entrepreneurship. It is a part of a 13-year initiative of GSE, which aims to bring centralize local and global influencers in Haiti on an annual basis to accelerate industry development and ecosystem scaling in Haiti.
Companies represented for the past 2 years included Silicon Valley giants such as Google, Facebook, Uber, Airbnb, Facebook, Paypal, Linkedin, Github, Intuit, Dropbox, Sendgrid, Youtube, Intuit and Adobe. Headline speakers included the President of Haiti, His Excellency Jovenel Moise, Venture Capitalist investor of Airbnb and Facebook Ben Horowitz, Former Editor in Chief of Ebony Magazine Kyra Kyles, Founder of Draper Associates and Draper University- Tim Draper, and celebrity influencers such as Vicky From the Netflix series Orange is the New Black and music artists Michael Brown and J Perry. Ecosystem enabler networks included Steve Blank's Launchpad, Galvanize, Puerto Rico's Parallel 18, Pivotal Labs, Angel Hack Accelerator, Win Lab, Startup Grind, Forbes 30 Under 30 listmakers, Brazil's Laiob-Latin America Institute of Business, and Alter Ventures.
The Embassy of Port au Prince, Digicel, Royal Decameron, Ministry of Tourism, Royal Council of Telecommunications-Conatel, The Central Bank- BRH, Catholic Relief Services, Barbancourt, French Chamber of Trade, Access Haiti, and Center for Facilitation of Investments (CFI). Forbes, Inc. Magazine, Fast Company, Techcrunch, Ebony Magazine, NY Times, Atlantic Black Star, Haitian Times, Chokarella, Media Trace, Loop Haiti, The Nouvellist, Ayibo Post, Metropol, and Radio Caribe. 19659013] Media Contacts:
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