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Webinar on Millennials in Business: Listening Session


CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands – August 25, 2020 – The Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority (USVIEDA) will host a free, small business webinar titled, “Millennials in Business: Listening Session” at 10AM on Wednesday, August 26, 2020. 

This webinar will be conducted via Zoom and livestream on Facebook at

Interested participants can register in advance at:–gpjwrG9YKw-qrjwSzNRHiuGEq-hu7

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

This webinar will feature the following panelists and speakers sharing stories of successes, challenges and observations of Millennial-owned businesses and startups in the Territory:

  • The Honorable Javan E. James, Sr., Senator of the 33rd Legislature of the Virgin Islands
  • Taj Siwatu, Owner of Buddha Sushi
  • Ramone Reid, Owner of Cultured Naturals Body Care
  • Akil Petersen, Founder of The Pelican Shop

For more information, contact Shanell Petersen, USVIEDA managing director, Marketing and Vision 2040 at

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