*+-Regine Barjon: There would have been little bemoaning today regarding the loss or the unaccountability of the US$ 7.5 billion aid package, had a fraction of these funds been invested in Private Sector Development to encourage local entrepreneurship.
About Regine Barjon
Régine Barjon is the Partner, Chief Executive Officer of BioTek Haiti SA. She is also the marketing director for the Haitian-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida. Régine works closely with the Haitian farmers, primarily in the Region des Palmes, which host Léogâne, which was the epicenter of the earthquake. For the past 6 years, Régine has been a frequent keynote speaker at policy, economic and business development forums. Her work has led to the Ambassadorship with the Oxfam America Organization to contribute to industry and enterprise building in Haiti and to the creation of partnerships between Private Sector enterprises, farm cooperatives and Non-Governmental Organizations to enhance business and economic development and partnership growth with domestic and foreign corporations.