Valrie Grant

Founder, GeoTechVision

Jamaica

Valrie Grant is the founder of GeoTechVision, a business that uses Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) to deliver sustainable solutions that positively impact communities. The business uses innovative spatial technologies to support smart city solutions while also enabling and developing underserved and underrepresented students with technology tools to bridge the digital divide. They work with and educate women entrepreneurs, Girls in Technology and Caribbean Governments as to how to use location information to implement solutions that impact the SDGs. GeoTechVision exposes them to STEM through various initiatives such as technology camps, mentorship and girls in ICT and GIS day functions.

Grant’s business supports the following SDGs:

GOAL 4: Quality Education

GOAL 5: Gender Equality

GOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities