Teresa Owen-Foster has been appointed as the new Programme Director of Junior Achievement, Cayman Islands.
She has been providing her volunteer service to the Cayman community for more than 17 years, having sat on the Cayman Islands Cancer Society Board of Directors for 12 years, as well as on the Employment and Relations Board and other service boards.
Having run her own business for the past 23 years, she has developed business relationships and integral knowledge of the local economy and her relationship with the community offers support, business acumen, knowledge and leadership.
Junior Achievement provides young people with inspiration and preparedness for succeeding in our global economy through educational programmes focused on business, economics and free enterprise. Coupled with relevant concepts taught on honesty, trust and integrity. The end result is a more proficient understanding of our world that ensures the students make their way into successful careers.
President of Junior Achievement Cayman Pat Randall said, “We are very excited about Theresa joining us and with her wealth of experience, we look forward to her adding value and contributing to the future success of the organisation.
“Giving back to the community is Teresa’s passion and loving the aspect of working with our youth provides new and exciting adventures ahead for both Teresa and the Junior Achievement family.”