Tag Archives: Puerto Rico employment

Could non-traditional industries be expanding in the Caribbean?

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO — The gaming industry isn’t what comes to mind for many when thinking of Puerto Rico, but Shirley McPhaul, technology consultant at Puerto Rico Science, Technology and Research Trust, wants that to change, especially among women. Speaking on a 2021 Women Economic Forum (WEF) panel, McPhaul said her organization aims to…
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Caribbean women entrepreneurs are stepping up to the plate

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO — Caribbean women are taking the lead in entrepreneurship, according to speakers at the 2021 Women Economic Forum (WEF) Caribbean. Contrary to a United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) report that projected women in Latin America and the Caribbean may not return to the workforce after…
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