Valrie's wisdom, expertise, and determination to innovate and inspire are central to her mission. She is not only a leader in her field but also a source of inspiration and empowerment for others, particularly women in technology and entrepreneurship.
Valrie Grant's commitment to empowering underserved communities is prominently evident through her involvement with the “Flying Labs" network through Jamaica Flying Labs. As the founder of Jamaica Flying Labs, Valrie plays a pivotal role in teaching children how to utilize drone technology for the betterment of their communities. With a focus on education and practical skills, Valrie fosters an environment where young minds can learn and innovate, harnessing the potential of geospatial technology to address real-world challenges. Her dedication to this cause is a testament to her belief in the transformative power of knowledge and technology.
Valrie applauds the work of the VM Foundation, which is the philanthropic arm of the VM Group. Its quest is to uplift and transform Jamaica with a sincere desire for service, amplify our impact, and achieve shared goals. She encourages all to support the work of the foundation.
In her involvement with EduTechAid, Valrie Grant serves as a catalyst for nurturing future innovators. This initiative revolves around bridging the digital divide and ensuring those in underserved communities are exposed to relevant technologies Valrie's dedication to this cause is fueled by her belief in the importance of early exposure to technology and its potential to transform lives. Through her advocacy of geospatial education at the grassroots level, Valrie actively contributes to shaping the next generation of innovators and problem-solvers, ensuring that they are well-equipped to navigate an increasingly technology-driven world.
Valrie supports the Alzheimer's Association, Walk to End Alzheimer's® which is the world's largest fundraiser for Alzheimer's care, support, and research. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to join the fight against the disease.