Valrie Grant is an award-winning entrepreneur, Geospatial and Strategy consultant. She is the Founder and Chairwoman of GeoTechVision, a knowledge services company built into an international reliable and quality provider of a range of customized services and data-driven solutions to governments, NGOs and corporate entities. Valrie is a lifelong learner, who is passionate about Technology and Entrepreneurship and relishes every opportunity to mentor women entrepreneurs and young people. Her latest initiative is EduTechAid which seeks to respond to the inequality of access to digital tools in education and empower youths. She has served on several national, regional and international Boards and Committees such as the World Geospatial Industry Council (WGIC) and the United Nations Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM): Americas Private Sector Network for which she is the current Chair. Valrie is a 2020 WE Empower UN Sustainability Development Goals Challenge Awardee. Most recently she authored the book “ Every Day is Day One : Maintaining the Startup Culture and Mindset”.
She holds a BSc. in Geology from the University of West Indies and a MSc. in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and the Environment from the Manchester Metropolitan University, an MBA from Florida Institute of Technology and is currently a doctoral student with the University of North Carolina- Charlotte.