AFRICA-US RELATIONS EXPERT NICOLE LEE TO LEAD DISCUSS ON TRADE OPPORTUNITIES WITH AFRICA

Nicole C. Lee, esq , president of TransAfrica will join a panel of experts to discuss the status of trade opportunities with African countries, May 1, 2014.  The forum, hosted by  the Advancing Investments & Trade in Africa (“AITA”) will ll be held at the Washington Marriott at Metro Center, 775 12th St NW, Washington, D.C. 20005 at 6:00 PM US Eastern Standard Time.
Panelists including Lee will be Ms. Nicole Johnson, Senior Trade and Investment Officer, United States Department of State; Ms. Ngozi Nmezi, Director of Office on African Affairs, District of Columbia Mayor’s Office;  and Ms. Danielle Walker, Director, U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Dr. Carl LeVan, AITA Advisory Board Member and American University Professor will moderate the discussion.

Panelists will discuss the African Growth and Opportunity Act (“AGOA”), Power Africa, District of Columbia Africa business initiatives, current private sector Africa business initiatives, and more.

The goal of the program is to educate the Washington, D.C. business community regarding current US-Africa Trade Policy as well as connect professionals who are currently doing business in Africa.

For event registration or sponsorship opportunities, visitwww.advancingafrica.org/aitaforum2014 or email INevents@advancingafrica.org. The event Twitter hashtag is#AITAForum2014.

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