Dominican Valarie Honoré to meet with President Barack Obama, in Peru November 17-20, 2016, along with 60 other Fellows, following her successful participation at the 2016 Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) in the United States,
President Obama will be in Peru for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit, and will meet with YLAI Fellows at a Town Hall Event, to hold discussions on Youth Leadership, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation.
Through the East Dominica Children’s Federation, Honoré is channelling her passion for change through empowerment of Children & Youth.
Honoré designs, develops and implements Educational Programs and Social Projects focused on: Child Rights, Education Enhancement and Youth Economic and Social Empowerment to assist in breaking intergenerational patterns of poverty.
Honoré aims to create a culture where children and youth can maximize on their full potential and become leaders of lasting change.
As a YLAI Fellow, Honoré will use her experience and expanded Network to grow her Youth Volunteers Network throughout the Region – Providing and Promoting programmes that encourage volunteers to participate in community driven, technology assisted, gap-bridging change.
Valarie Honoré believes that Regional Leaders should make Youth Entrepreneurship a Regional Priority and a unified approach should be taken to tackle shared Global Challenges.
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