African Union Commission and the United States Commit to Advance Women’s Economic Empowerment and Entrepreneurship

AFRICAN UNION COMMISSION AND THE UNITED STATES COMMIT TO ADVANCE WOMEN’S ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP Joint Communique   Addis Ababa,15 April 2019: Amb. Kwesi Quartey, Deputy Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), received Ivanka Trump, Advisor to the President of the United States of America (USA), at the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa, ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Mary Beth Leonard at the Opening of the U.S. – Africa Trade and Investment Forum

Remarks by Ambassador Mary Beth Leonard at the opening of the U.S.-Africa Trade and Investment Forum (As Delivered) February 11, 2019   Thank you, Florie. Good evening everyone and welcome to Addis.  What an amazing turnout! Your presence here tonight for the launch of the U.S.-Africa Trade and Investment Forum is a testament to the fact ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Mary Beth Leonard Delivered at the opening of the African Entrepreneur Forum

Remarks by Ambassador Mary Beth Leonard at the African Entrepreneur Forum (As Delivered) Opening Session Simien Room, Second Floor February 11, 2019 8:30 a.m.   Thank you, Chris. Good morning everyone!  For those of you who have traveled from across the continent, welcome to Addis Ababa – the diplomatic capital of Africa! I cannot overstate how ...
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African Entrepreneur Statement Delivered by Selam Wondim at the U.S. – Africa Trade and Investment Forum

African Entrepreneur Statement Delivered at U.S.-Africa Trade and Investment Forum  Delivered by Selam Wondim CEO, GroHydro   Excellency Ministers, Excellency Ambassador Mary Beth Leonard, Ladies and Gentlemen, My name is Selam Wondim, and I am young, ambitious, and ready to transform my country Ethiopia, and the African continent.  I am the CEO and co-founder of ...
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