November 17, 2015
On November 17, Ambassador Uyehara was a keynote speaker at an event organized by the Institute for Entrepreneurship and Economic Development which hosted Global Entrepreneurship Week in Montenegro. The Ambassador spoke to over 150 students at the University of Donja Gorica about the importance of entrepreneurship in today’s global economy. She highlighted that the youth in Montenegro have a remarkable opportunity during this historical time of change to help build a new economy which can deliver strong, sustainable growth for many years to come. Drawing examples from the United States, highlighting opportunities that the Embassy offers to promote entrepreneurship, the Ambassador urged that smart, creative, energetic, and highly innovative students must not be afraid to think differently in order to move the Montenegrin economy forward.