The National Library Service (NLS) will host an in-person and online forum to examine the struggles of black businesses in Barbados.
The discussion, under the theme: Black Business in Barbados: Struggles, Successes, Future, takes place on Wednesday, June 22, at the Courtney Blackman Grande Salle, Central Bank of Barbados, Church Village, Bridgetown, starting at 7:00 p.m.
There will be presentations from Minister of State in Foreign Trade and Business, Sandra Husbands; Research Director at the Sir Arthur Lewis Institute for Social and Economic Studies, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Professor Don Marshall, and Entrepreneur and advocate for economic empowerment of “the black man”, Mohammed Nassar.
Other panelists include Director of Great Kids Arête, Esther Mascoll, and the Director of the Elcock Group of Companies, Adrian Elcock. The moderator will be the Director of the Centre for Hybrid Studies, Deryck Murray, and the session will be streamed live on NLS’ Facebook page and on YouTube.