Johanan Dujon pitches his business in the final round of the YLAI Fellows Pitch Competition

Pitching Your Business: Demonstrating Conviction and Telling Your Story – Advice from YLAI Fellow Johanan Dujon

As a 2018 YLAI Fellow, Johanan Dujon, the founder of Algas Organics — the Caribbean’s first indigenous agriculture biotech company — stepped into the spotlight as the winner of the YLAI Fellows Pitch Competition. Months after the competition, we caught up with the 25-year-old St. Lucian entrepreneur. We talk about what it takes to create … Read More »

YLAI Fellows in Seattle in front of Pike Place Public Market

Who gets to be an entrepreneur?

Original article by Natalie Pond, World Affairs Council in Seattle, WA. What do Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Zynga have in common? At first glance, they’re all corporate tech giants: organizations that have entirely revolutionized their sector through innovation. These are household names, companies whose products have such reach that their brand identities are embedded in … Read More »

YLAI Fellow pins card to board

Being a Leader Means…

In October 2018, we asked the 2018 YLAI Fellows for advice on what they believe being a leader means. Here are some of their responses. Being a leader means… 1. Inspiring others! CBS How we present ourselves, speaks to our ability to inspire others. Steve Jobs was arguably one of the best presenters to ever … Read More »