WE-Speak Caribbean: Giving a Voice to Women in Business

As a female entrepreneur, you’re sure to have a story or two of your experiences doing business in the Caribbean. We know that there are several obstacles that Caribbean women in business face and that’s why we created the WE-Speak podcast series; a product of our Women Empowered through Export (WE-Xport) programme. WE-Speak will share the experiences of Caribbean business women and provide expert insight on how to maneuver through some of the challenging situations that you encounter.

Join us every week as we meet phenomenal business women from across the Caribbean and further, together with experts in their fields as they share their lessons learned and offer advice on a range of topics including, scaling up your business, branding, finance and much more.

If you are thinking about diving into entrepreneurship or have already made the commitment, then you definitely don’t want to miss these conversations.

Listen to the WE-Speak Podcast here.

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Episode 01: WE- Speak Caribbean Trailer

Episode 02: Advice for Accessing Finance in the Caribbean

Let’s make your business a reality. Today’s guests share their experiences and expertise including the challenges in accessing funding for women-owned small businesses , outline the available financing options such as Angel Investment, and what business owners needs to consider when choosing a financing solution.

Our guests include: Meryl Caryn Stoute, Area Vice President, Business Banking at RBC, Jamaican Patria-Kaye Aarons who took the leap from the corporate world to entrepreneurship when she launched her company Sweetie Confectionery and Marlon Nichols, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Cross Culture Ventures (CCV) an early stage venture capital firm.

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