Republic Bank and Business and People Development (BPD) Associates have partnered to create the Women Entrepreneurs Business Builder (EBB) Programme to support emerging women entrepreneurs within the Caribbean. This initiative was created to support budding women professionals as they build A Future-Proof Profitable, and Sustainable Business.

Being a strong woman means I’m not limited by anything or anyone; even myself.
Fashion Designer,
Trinidad & Tobago

The global pandemic has highlighted the unique challenges women face while showing how they have benefited from the digital transformation of businesses and remote learning. The remote digital accessibility of this Programme allows women to join a powerful community of business women from the comfort of their homes as they work towards achieving their business goals.

Many women don’t have the luxury to be mentored in their business career which is why Republic Bank is honoured to partner with BPD Associates Ltd., in the Women Entrepreneurs Business Builder Programme.
CEO of The Living Collection,

The Programme is done virtually via remote learning sessions thus enabling cross-collaboration with women entrepreneurs from across the region. They will benefit from 1-2-1 mentorship, coaching, and financial guidance as they work towards taking their business to the next level.

As a woman business owner, I’m my own hero, boss and biggest supporter.
Caribbean Inc.,

The EBB Programme also aligns with Republic Bank’s new organisational pillars of relevance, resilience and responsibility. Additionally, it satisfies the Bank’s Diversity & Inclusion tenet within the larger Principles of Responsible Banking commitment to the UN’s sustainable goals. Republic Bank values inclusiveness, diversity and gender equity and will continue to work towards achieving adherence to these principles in its programmes.

The EBB Programme has two phases.

Phase 1 is a three-month self-paced online learning programme for 150 women who have a minimum of two years’ entrepreneurial experience. The best part is they receive 80% financing when they access our partial scholarship!

Phase 2 runs for nine months and offers a FULL SCHOLARSHIP to the top 20 performers with 1-2-1 mentoring, online group support, interactive coaching sessions and dedicated Account Managers to assist with their banking needs.

To persevere as a woman in business means staying true to the path of success.
BA (Hons), CPE, TEP
St. Lucia
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Republic Bank Limited in partnership with Business and People Development (BPD) Associates are the facilitators of the Women Entrepreneurs Business Builders (EBB) Programme. This programme would be conducted remotely for a duration of 12 months.

In Phase One of the programme, successful applicants must commit to an investment of US$370.00 or local currency equivalent, payable upon selection and agreement to participate in the Programme. A FULL SCHOLARSHIP will be available for each of the 20 participants who complete Phase Two.

Contact Info:
Republic Bank Limited
Head Office
Republic House
P.O. Box 1153,
9-17 Park Street,
Port of Spain, Trinidad,
West Indies.
BPD Associates Limited
9-11 Fitt Street, Woodbrook,
Port of Spain, Trinidad,
West Indies.