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 30/30 Christine Souffrant 
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Age: 27
Founder: Caribbean Startups
Caribbean Heritage: Haiti    
Location: New York

A globally recognized speaker, Christine Souffrant is a Haitian-American entrepreneur with 7 years of business management experience across 30+countries. She was selected for the 2016 Forbes 30 Under 30, AdAge 40 Under 40, and has spoken on leadership, disruptive entrepreneurship and social impact innovation at the United Nations, TEDx and conferences located in Trinidad, Haiti, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, New York, San Francisco, Russia, Romania, LA, and more.

As the founder of Vendedy (a network connecting global travelers to street markets), she has been featured with IBM, Microsoft, Fast Company, the Clinton Global Initiative, the Master Card Priceless Pitch, Chivas Venture Million Dollar Prize, SOCAP, and Manatt Ventures etc. She is also the Managing Director of Startup Grind Dubai, powered by Google for Entrepreneurs-interviewing leading CEO’s and startup influencers in the Middle East & Silicon Valley and the founder of, which accelerates 500 startups to market each year. 

Caribbean American 30 Under 30 Emerging Leaders and Changemakers
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EVENTS 2018 

This is a calendar of events in the DC Metro Area unless otherwise specified:

JUNE 2       A Taste of the Caribbean 

JUNE 3      Special Commemorative Church Service @ Holy Comforter Episcopal

JUNE 8       World Oceans Day. Become a Caribbean SEA FAN and Celebrate World Oceans Day!

JUNE 8-11  18th Annual DC Caribbean Film Festival

JUNE 10     DC Jerk Festival 

JUNE 18     Census 2020 Webinar - registration required

JUNE  19     To be Determined

JUNE 20      Forum on SMART ISLANDS/ SMART NATION at InterAmerican Development Bank

JUNE 21     Caribbean American Legislative Forum on Capitol Hill

JUNE 22     Ignite Caribbean: 30 Under 30 Emerging Leaders Awards  & Forum 

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