Global Entrepreneurship Week Celebrated in Bermuda

The Consulate participated in a series of events in partnership with the Bermuda Economic Development Corporation (BEDC) for Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), Nov. 13 – 20. To highlight BEDC’s 10th anniversary of participating this global initiative, which is celebrated in over 150 countries, the Consulate invited two American speakers to participate in a series of Bermuda’s GEW activities.

Along with the U.S. Consul General Mary Ellen Koenig, the visiting speakers participated in the following events:

  • The Bermuda Economic Development Corporation Entrepreneurship Education Awards
  • The Annual Rocket Pitch Competition
  • Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Breakfast at HSBC Harbourview and Special Luncheon hosted by Consul General Koenig at ‘Cedarhurst.’
  • School visits included: The Berkeley Institute, CedarBridge Academy, Saltus Grammar School, Mount St. Agnes, The Whitney Institute.

For more information about visiting speakers, Ms. Monica Dodi, an international new media entrepreneur and founder of the Women’s Venture Capital fund and Mr. Buzzy Thibodeaux, Executive Vice President of Junior Achievement USA, visit –

For more information about BEDC’s GEW events, visit –

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