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Catch Me Inside with Evie Kanhai-Gurchuran: Keeping up with COVID-19
May 7, 2020


This session of #CatchMeInside is supported by the U.S. Embassy in Guyana.

It is not business as usual under COVID-19. Entrepreneur and YLAI Professional Fellows Program alumna Evie Kanhai-Gurchuran shares her advice with entrepreneurs on how to keep your business afloat.

COVID-19 is forcing businesses to rethink the way they operate. If you are a business owner or an aspiring entrepreneur, join Evie Kanhai-Gurchuran at 1 p.m. today to discuss measures businesses need to take to safeguard themselves and their customers in these unprecedented times.

Evie Gurchuran is a 35-year-old multi award winning female entrepreneur from Guyana, South America.

As a serial entrepreneur she uses her skill as a Brand & Business Development Consultant to create sustainable models for development and social good within multiple business ventures, owned and managed in partnership with husband, Miguel Gurchuran.

Her philanthropic work in gender equality through technology and entrepreneurship for women has led to her being awarded multiple appointments, scholarships and grants, most notably the Young Leaders of the America’s Initiative Professional Development Program Scholarship in 2018 and the appointment as the Managing Director of Girls in Tech – Guyana Chapter in January 2019. Girls in Tech is one of the largest non-profits for gender equality in technology globally.

Last year Evie was appointed vice chairman of the Small Business Council at the Small Business Bureau within the Ministry of Business where she works with other council members to develop initiatives for small businesses to flourish.

Evie lives in Georgetown, Guyana with her husband, Miguel Gurchuran and their three girls, Skyler, Hailey and Elyse.