Posted by Kiara Jones on Jun 9, 2023 7:17:54 PM

SJA Alumnus at Ivey UWO – Celebrating our Alumni

Growing up in a small rural community in western Jamaica motivated Orlando Scarlett, HBA/Economics ’23, to question from a young age why poverty exists and to consider how stronger social foundations might help.

“From as early as high school, I became very interested in the intersection of the public and private sectors – how the government, businesses, and citizens can collaborate to solve the world’s most important problems,” he said.

He took Ivey’s HBA Sustainability Certificate program hoping to gain the skills that would help him to contribute to building a more regenerative and distributive economy both in Canada and Jamaica. He said the learnings from the program exceeded his expectations. …”

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