Global Shapers Bridgetown Hub Launched

Submitted by Niel Harper, Curator, Bridgetown Hub,


Bridgetown, 19 April 2013 – The Bridgetown Hub of the Global Shapers community was officially launched today by the Founding Curator of the Hub, Niel Harper, Managing Director at Octave Consulting Group, and Advisory Board Member of the Caribbean Cyber Security Centre, who is also a Fellow to both the British Computer Society and the Internet Society.

He brings his expertise in information technology management, cybersecurity, ICT regulation and policy and leadership development by working with the initial group of Global Shapers on initiatives focusing on mentoring, education and career development for the youth of Barbados. Thus far, three Global Shapers have been recruited for the Bridgetown Hub. They are Kemar Saffrey, Toni Thorne and Sade Jemmott. The next recruitment drive for the Bridgetown Hub will begin in early-May.

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