Africa’s Future: University Partnerships, Business, Tech & Open Diplomacy

Date and Time: Monday, December 16, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. EST

Location: George Washington University (Room 602, Room 602, 957 E Street Northwest Washington, DC 20052) and via Zoom

  • Speakers:
    • Professor Jennifer Cook, Director, Institute of African Studies, George Washington University
    • Judd Devermont, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for African Affairs at the National Security Council
    • Professor Krista Johnson, Director, Center for African Studies, Howard University
    • Lorna Johnson, Sister Cities International, Africa Region
    • Professor Gilbert Khadiagala, University of the Witwatersrand, and Director, ACSUS
    • Michal McElwain Malur, Director of External Programs, George Mason University’s Schar School of Policy and Government
    • Dr. Mima Nedelcovych, Co-chair, US Business in Africa Awards, Chairman, AfricaGlobal, Schaffer
    • Carol Pineau, Journalist, Governing Board Member, US Business in Africa Awards
    • Lee Rainie, Director of Internet and Technology Research, Pew Research Center
    • Michael Sudarkasa, US Business in Africa Awards
    • Dan Whitman, Public Diplomacy Council of America
    • Professor Wheeler Winstead, Assistant Director, Center for African Studies, Howard University