Women Entrepreneurs (W.E.) Engage Your Passion Exchange New Ideas Create Strong Networks Enjoy Great Food & Company Learn From Experienced Entrepreneurs Together


5:30 PM

W.E. EXCEL is a segment of BPD’s Passions to Profitability Series which brings established Women Entrepreneurs of various backgrounds and industries to share their stories, journey, expertise and experiences to inspire Women Entrepreneurs like you, in a relaxing evening of learning, discussion, community building, networking, great food and company, so that we can all EXCEL!!!!

What Participants Enjoyed about WE EXCEL

Having the opportunity to be around other entrepreneurs and knowing that your challenges are not as embarrassing as you think.

Kristy AlexanderCreative Focus Ltd.

Practical and implementable answers! Having a safe space to speak about our journeys, fears etc.

Felicia ChangPlaintain Publishing Ltd.

Quality of speakers, personal experiences shared.

Amanda Marie PaulParty & Events Co Ltd.

The truth being brought to the table.

Lorayne AtwellSorella Sales and Services

W.E. EXCEL Was Designed For:

Aspiring Women Entrepreneurs

Women Entrepreneurs with a business idea/s who have not yet taken the leap towards entrepreneurship. Glean from others, expand your network and get the encouragement you need to begin your “amazing race to entrepreneurial freedom”!

Part Time Women Entrepreneurs

Women Entrepreneurs who are part time in your business because you still have a full time job, or you have kids to take care of or because that is how you chose to set up your business. Come to find out how to transition to full time entrepreneurship, learn how to juggle all your responsibilities, or maximise what you have created to date!

Established Women Entrepreneurs

Women Entrepreneurs who are full-time in your business and are looking for ways to invest in themselves and their business further. Come to learn and gain valuable insights towards you and your business’ growth to get to the next stage of your desired growth.


Why Attend

  • Engage Your Passion

    W.E. Excel will ignite the entrepreneurial passion within you, encouraging you to do and achieve more. Take control and live your life by design and not by default!

  • Exchange Ideas

    Share your experiences with others who can relate to your entrepreneurial journey and pain. You are no longer alone!!

    There is so much you can learn from simply talking with others in your own or other industries. Receive fresh ideas you can begin to implement in your business for continued success!

  • Enjoy Great Food & Company

    Connect with others through good food. Enjoy a delicious meal all whilst learning and growing with others. Your business demands your time and energy, but you also need time to replenish your mind and body. WE EXCEL enables you  to do both simultaneously GUILT FREE!!!

  • Create Strong Networks

    YOU ARE NOT ALONE! Get the opportunity to network with like-minded women entrepreneurs and also raise your visibility,  exchange ideas and knowledge in a relaxed atmosphere. Meet a variety of Women Entrepreneurs who can provide advice, products and services,  referrals and other opportunities. Remember, it’ not who or what you know but about who knows you!

  • Learn From Experienced Entrepeneurs

    Get up close and personal! Learn from the successes and challenges of a women entrepreneur who has over 25 years of experience in professional recruiting and HR management, and over 20 years experience as an entrepreneur. This is a great learning opportunity for women entrepreneurs to learn best practices in the field and how to apply it to your  business development. Hear her story,  ask questions and receive answers to help you work through your challenges.

Limited Spaces Available!

Meet Our Speaker

Lara Quentrall-Thomas

Lara Quentrall-Thomas

Founder and Chairman, Regency Recruitment and Resources Ltd.

Lara Quentrall-Thomas is the Founder and Chairman of Regency Recruitment and Resources Limited, Trinidad’s leading employment agency which provides administrative and support personnel to local and multinational companies across the region. With twenty-five (25) years of professional recruiting and HR management experience, and over twenty years of experience as an entrepreneur and company director, Lara has worked with firms such as IBM, GE OIL and Gas, Electrolux, TSTT, Coca Cola and BHP Billiton.

Her expertise spans fields such as organisational strategic planning and design, negotiation, industrial relations, staff recruitment, development and performance management. Lara has created and facilitated customised training programs in Customer Service, Business Etiquette, Interviewing Skills and Professional Networking, and created multiple media presentations on job and career related topics.

Over the years, Lara has developed her academic portfolio, earning a degree in Business Management and her Masters in Business Administration from prestigious schools within the UK. She also received her Certificate in HR Management from UWI ROYTEC, and has participated in workshops on Mediation, Industrial Relations, Emotional Intelligence, Contract Negotiation and Labour Legislation.

Lara is the Founder and 1st President of the Association of Female Executives of T&T, commonly known as AFETT. Lara is a Director of Youth Business Trinidad and Tobago, a Director of the Office of Procurement Regulation, a Director of the Rotary Club of Central Port of Spain, Advisory Board Member of the TTSPCA — Trinidad and Tobago Society for the Prevent of Cruelty to Animals, Member of the Human Resource Management Association of T&T and Member of the Dyslexia Association of Trinidad and Tobago Bursary Fund.
Lara previously served as Vice Chairman of the British Caribbean Chamber of Commerce of Trinidad and Tobago, and Board Member of both the Economic Development Advisory Board and American Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.

About the Facilitator

Georgina Terry, the Passions to Profitability Expert, is a qualified accountant (ACCA) and coach with over 20 years’ experience in finance, training, facilitation, project management, mentoring, leadership & business coaching, strategic planning & change management implementation. She is also an international inspirational speaker and author of the bestselling book The Amazing Race to Entrepreneurial Freedom. She is the Founder/Managing Director of BPD Associates Limited for over 10 years.
She is also a certified InfoDev World Bank facilitator co-facilitating a World committed to increasing the number of investable Growth Oriented (GO) women entrepreneurs.
Georgina is originally from London, England. Prior to moving to Trinidad in 2001, she worked for The Economist Newspaper Limited and PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Your Investment Options

  • Individual
  • $600
  • Regular Ticket once registered and paid by Early Bird Date (20th July 2018)
  • Groups of 3
  • $500
  • Price per person if registered and paid by Early Bird Date (20th July 2018)
  • Groups of 5
  • $450
  • Price per person in groups of 5 or more, if registered and paid by Early Bird Date (20th July 2018)

All tickets are $650 per person after the Early Bird Date (20th July 2018). No group rate will apply after the Early Bird has ended.

Payment Details

  • Directly at a Scotiabank
  • Details

    Payee: BPD Associates Limited
    Account: 3889755
    Branch: Ellerslie Plaza

  • Credit Card & Paypal
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  • At Our Office
  • Details

    ESG Business Suites
    9-11 Fitt Street, Woodbrook
    (Linx, cheque or cash accepted)


Jaffa’s at the Oval

W.E. EXCEL will be held at Jaffa at the Oval, located at Level 2 Pavilion, 94 Tragarete Road, Port of Spain. Jaffa at the Oval offers a unique dining experience rich with international cuisine.  W.E. will EXCEL together as ambience, great food and company combine.

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