Ambassador Riyad Insanally to speak at Diaspora Organization Official Launch and Fundraiser in New York.
Apollo Beach FL- Guyana’s Ambassador to the U.S., Dr. Riyad Insanally, will be the guest speaker at the Launch and fundraiser of the United Guyanese Diaspora Global Network Corp on Saturday, June 8, 2019 from 9:00 PM to 2:00 AM at the Royal Empress Hall, located at 122-21 Rockaway Blvd, South Ozone Blvd, New York. Ambassador Insanally has been a strong supporter of the mission of UGDGN Corp which brings unique value to the diaspora in the U.S., and later, will expand to the global Guyanese diaspora.
An invitation was also extended to H.E. President David Granger to attend the event. Other invited guests include Guyana’s Consul General Miss.Barbara Atherly (NY), Guyana High Commissioner Mrs. Clarissa Sabita Riehl, Consul-General Miss Anyin Choo (Toronto), New York Miss.Senator Roxanne Persaud, and New York Congresswoman, Miss Yvette Clarke.
The fundraising event will assist with providing back-to-school supplies for primary school children in Guyana, as well as financing a project in collaboration with the International Organization (IOM) for a Skills-Mapping survey to fill gaps in Guyana, including the oil and gas sector.
UGDGN has a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the IOM to work closely on projects to foster development in Guyana. UGDGN signed a MoU with the Guyana Tourism Authority to collaborate in providing tourism benefit packages to increase diaspora travel and tours throughout Guyana. Additionally, UGDGN formed a strategic partnership with Caribbean Cargo DC to provide discounts in shipping to Guyana. Guyanese can now receive a 15% discount from Caribbean Cargo DC when shipping to the Caribbean through UGDGN.
UGDGN Corp is a nonprofit organization that believes a united Guyanese diaspora can impact nation-building more effectively and is committed to promoting and encouraging active diaspora engagement for social and economic development by mobilizing, harnessing and utilizing the collective strengths and potential of Guyanese globally. “We seek to foster transformational change, innovation, and create a prosperous and harmonious Guyana for all Guyanese,” said Mr. Wayne Forde, the Founder and President of UGDGN Corp. Members of UGDGN’S Advisory Board include, Miss. Claudia Simon (DC), Miss Juneann Lewis (FL), Miss Shoba Gaymes (MI),
Mr. Vishnu Mahadeo (NY), Mr. Eric Phillips (GY), Dr. Nathilee Caldeira, and Dr. Terrence Blackman.
For more information contact:
Wayne Forde, Founder and; President
Dr. Terrence Blackman, PhD