U.S. Supports Entrepreneurship Because it Promotes Economic Opportunity, Says Consul General Bray, THISDAYConference for Emerging Entrepreneurs
United States Consul General F. John Bray did not mince words when he informed some budding entrepreneurs at a conference in Lagos last week that they must do a lot of work to succeed. The conference, “Emerging Entrepreneurs – Skills and Networks”, for 102 budding Nigerian entrepreneurs, was organized by the Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Consulate General in Lagos in collaboration with the Field of Skills and Dreams (FSD), a leading vocational, technical, and entrepreneurship training institute. Held under the auspices of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), the Conference was designed to equip the emerging entrepreneurs with the requisite skills and entrepreneurial know-how to enhance their success in the business world.