Growth and Opportunity in Africa Forum

Start: August 5, 2014 9:00 am
End: August 5, 2014 1:00 pm
Location: 345 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, DC 20540
Aug 5, 2014 Issues: Foreign Policy, U.S.-Africa Policy

Congressmember Karen Bass invites you to join her for a

Growth and Opportunity in Africa Forum
in coordination with the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Cannon Caucus Room (345 Cannon House Office Building)
U.S. House of Representatives
Washington, DC 20515

Panel One
9:00 – 10:30 am

Moderator: Dr. Monde Muyangwa
Africa Program Director, Woodrow Wilson Center
 
H.E. Erastus Mwencha
Deputy Chair, African Union Commission
 
H.E. Sindiso Ngwenya
Secretary General
Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)
 
H.E. Amb. Kadré Désiré Ouedraogo
President of Commission
Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)

Next Generation African Leaders: Discussion with a YALI Fellow
10:30 – 11:00 am

Moderator: Bernadette Paolo
President, The Africa Society of the National Summit on Africa
 
Hon. Sheryl Vangadasamy
Elected Representative, Seychelles National Assembly
Young African Leaders Initiative Fellow

Panel Two
11:00 – 12:30 pm

Moderator: Dr. Sharon T. Freeman
President & CEO, All American Small Business Exporters Association
 
H.E. Dr. Anthony Mothae Maruping
Economic Affairs Commissioner, African Union
 
H.E. Amb. Dr. Richard Sezibera
Secretary General, East African Community