Presidential Summit of the Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

Secretary Kerry will welcome the Washington Fellows from across the African continent to the Nation’s Capital for a three-day Presidential Summit, the first such event of its kind. This three-day conference, July 28-30, brings together 500 of sub-Saharan Africa’s most promising young leaders to meet with U.S. entrepreneurs, government officials, and civil society representatives.

The Summit

This signature event will feature plenary sessions with Members of Congress, leaders in international development, and representatives of non-governmental organizations. The Presidential Summit follows six weeks of academic study at 20 institutions across the United States as part of the Washington Fellowship. Summit Schedule of Events More information on this flagship program can be found at http://youngafricanleaders.state.gov/

Last updated: August 08, 2014

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