First Lady explores areas of collaboration with Youth Empowerment Advisor
Georgetown, Guyana – (July 11, 2016) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, today, met with Presidential Advisor on Youth Empowerment, Mr. Aubrey Norton, to discuss opportunities and explore ways in which the two offices can collaborate to empower the youth population in the country.
In an invited comment, Mrs. Granger said that “we were exploring areas in which we can work together especially in the areas of youth development, youth literacy, training and having them integrated into the work force at some stage and basically seeing where our activities and aims might interact and seeing how we can work together to achieve the best objectives for the young people.”
Mr. Norton echoed similar sentiments, noting that he looks forward to any partnership, which may come out of the discussions.
He was accompanied by Ms. Odettie DeJesus, Research Officer and Mr. Ronald Austin Jr.,Training and Education Officer at the Ministry of the Presidency.