Bridging the Leadership Gaps in Africa

  • May 29, 2019
  • 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • 1 Veterans Place Silver Spring, MD 20910

Partner event hosted by PRO Leadership.


PRO Leadership dedicated this year's annual conference on “Bridging the leadership gaps to tackle the major challenges Africa faces”. The conference will be held on May 29th, 2019 6 – 9 pm at Veteran Plaza Civic Building in Silver Spring MD. 

African Diaspora community leaders; Elected Officials; representatives from international organizations; Private foundations; immigrant, women, and youth activists are expected to attend the conference. Below are the core elements of the program:
•Brief opening remarks by guest of honors (Elected officials, VIPs, Major sponsor);
•Keynote by H.E. Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao, AU Ambassador to the US;
•A book signing (a brief presentation by the author, the Founder of PRO Leadership, on his book “Bridging the Leadership Gaps”);
•Panel discussion focusing on the three pillars to bridge the leadership gaps;
•Success stories of African leaders.
•Consultative discussion among strategic partners concerning next steps and future projects.

Below are confirmed speakers:

1. Guest of Honor Speakers:

  • Marc Elrich, County Executive of Montgomery County
  • Tom Hucker, Councilmember of Montgomery County
  • Mohamed E. ‘Mo’ Seifeldein, Councilman of Alexandria Virginia
  • And more.

2. Helena O. Mishoe (PhD, MPH), Rear Admiral, United States Public Health Service (Ret) “Africa’s Future: ‘Growing’ High Impact Leaders”

3. Panelists:

  • Viola Llewellyn, Co-founder & President of Ovamba
  • Samson Teffera, Board Member and Communication Lead of TASFA
  • Matthew Breman, Regional Director, Africa of International Youth Foundation

4. African Leaders Success Story Speakers:

  • Julian Kiganda, Transformational Brand Strategist
  • Dr. Omekongo Dibinga, Director of UPstander International
  • Chiko Abengowe, CEO/Founder of Perfect Staffing Solutions, LLC

5. Book Signing:

  • Dr. Assegid Habtewold, Founder of PRO Leadership Global Inc.

Free Event. Registration Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bridging-the-leadership-gaps-in-africa-tickets-59301193466?aff=ebdssbdestsearch


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