Plakortis Open House:

Capacity Building for People in Science for development

Goal

Strengthen individual capacity and expertise among young and mid level  professionals in the field of science and technology through a skilled membership network that will improve the number of qualified men and women in the Caribbean

Vision

A Caribbean sustaining a pool of independent, vibrant, skilled, and technologically innovative experts in the field of natural and social sciences, supporting and enhancing evidence based economic growth, stability, sustainable development and job creation.

Mission

Provide an enabling environment for individual and professional growth, supporting the development of ideas, social implementation of projects and programmes which are sustainable

Objectives

  • Enhance professional expertise among young and  mid-level professional in science and technology
  • Preserve and support mental health through capacity development, networking, partnership and group connection 
  • Increase the retention of qualified professionals in the Caribbean


Official launch date: March 2018