Portfolio

My career trajectory has been nothing short of an adventure filled with cross-cultural collaborations, problem-solving with geniuses and subject matter experts from various industries, and translating what people think they want into what they actually need.

Over the past 10 years of my career in building innovation ecosystems around the world, I have had the joy and privilege of leading the following organizations, and creating a bridge between people and industry

Haiti Prosperity
Video Podcast exploring how emerging #technologies can be applied in the context of #Haiti to improve the quality of life in the country.
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#SHE_BUILDS Global Initiative
The #SHE_BUILDS Global Initiative is an international platform that exists to accelerate social, economic, and environmental progress in Haiti by equipping entrepreneurs, innovators, and change makers with the tools to scale their impact. Press: Haitian Women around the world are uniting to move the nation forward Spotlight on #SHE_BUILDS Founder Shaïna Silva
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TERRA Food & AgTech Accelerator, by RocketSpace & Rabobank
Role: Managing Director Objective: Accelerate innovation in the Food & Ag industries About: TERRA is a first-of-its-kind program bringing together the industry’s most disruptive startups and progressive corporations to fuel cross-industry innovation and set a new standard for food and agriculture. Combining RocketSpace’s global tech ecosystem and startup network with Rabobank’s food and agribusiness leadership and expertise, TERRA’s unique model provides startups with the opportunity to work hand-in-hand with our corporate partners in a dedicated product validation program.
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WOCO TRIBE
Role: Founder About: WOCO is a platform WOCO is creating an accessible way for travelers, business professionals, and curious wanderlusters to discover the creative and entrepreneurial ecosystems in emerging markets. With WOCO, get ready for a well rounded exposure to the world’s emerging markets by indulging in the local food, music, history, culture, art, innovation hubs, galleries, museums, and startup scene.
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Haiti Tech Summit 2017
The Haiti Tech Summit is an annual event hosted in Haiti that serves to promote the use of technology for development of Haiti Press:
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Africa Startup Academy
A Generation Enterprise venture, the Africa Startup Academy is an entrepreneurship-learning academy that prepares African entrepreneurs for global investments.
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Ready Set Work Nigeria
Objective: Catalyze entrepreneurship in Nigerian Universities ReadySetWork is an employability and entrepreneurship program aimed at preparing final year students for immediate entry into the workforce as employees and employers of labour by equipping them with market-aligned knowledge, soft skills, business tools, and a mindset reorientation to the world of work. Press:
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Unreasonable Institute Lagos
Objective: Investor readiness accelerator for Nigerian social-enterprises About: Unreasonable Institute Accelerators (now Unchartered) are designed for bold entrepreneurs looking to move into the unchartered, take on difficult problems, and create scalable impact. Press: 
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Nigerian Youth Service Corps
Objective: Equip Nigerian youth in the service corps with entrepreneurial skills to turn problems into solutions, and solutions into enterprises – funded by the Nigerian Bank of Industry About: The NYSC scheme was created in a bid to reconstruct, reconcile and rebuild the country after the Nigerian Civil war.
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Ignite Ideas Lagos
Objective: Create new jobs through entrepreneurship by supporting 1 million entrepreneurs over the next 5 years resulting in new 5 million jobs. Press:
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Caribbean Youth Summits
Objective: To be a vehicle for the Caribbean Diaspora youth voice. Goals: 1. Discover and evaluate the status of Caribbean diaspora youth: Who are we? What are our resources? 2. Be a springboard for events and a hub of information focusing on and facilitating the Caribbean Diaspora youth agenda and network. 3. Assess the relationship between Caribbean Diaspora youth and youth in the Caribbean. 4. Develop engagement strategies for the relationship between Caribbean Diaspora youth and youth in the Caribbean
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Haiti in Transition
Objective: Reconstruct the narrative of Haiti by engaging the local and international youth to transform earthquake-impacted neighborhoods into innovation hubs. Press Local Youth Impact -Neighborhood Transformation  Diaspora Engagement
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