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Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield to Lead U.S. Delegation to the 2024 U.S.-Africa Business Summit in Dallas

A senior U.S. Government delegation is traveling to Dallas to participate in the 16th U.S.-Africa Business Summit on May 6-9, 2024. Hosted by the Corporate Council on Africa, the Summit will bring together more than 1,500 U.S. and African public and private sector executives including Heads of State, international investors, U.S. and African government officials, and multilateral stakeholders.

While in Dallas, the U.S. delegation will also celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Millennium Challenge Corporation, which has delivered over $10 billion in institutional policy reforms and infrastructure investments across the continent.

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield will serve as Head of Delegation and will be joined by:

  • Alice Albright, Chief Executive Officer, Millenium Challenge Corporation,
  • Steve Benjamin, Assistant to the President, Senior Advisor to the President and Director of Public Engagement,
  • Reta Jo Lewis, Chair and President, the Export-Import Bank of the United States
  • Enoh Ebong, Director, U.S. Trade and Development Agency,
  • Nisha Biswal, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, U.S. International Development Finance Corporation,
  • Amos Hochstein, Deputy Assistant to the President & and Senior Advisor to the President for Energy and Investment,
  • Geoffrey Pyatt, Assistant Secretary of State for Energy Resources, U.S. Department of State,
  • Joy Basu, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, U.S. Department of State,
  • Eric Meyer, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Treasury for Africa and the Middle East, U.S. Department of Treasury,
  • Thomas Bruns, Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Middle East and Africa, U.S. Department of Commerce,
  • British Robinson, Coordinator of Prosper Africa,
  • Richard Nelson, Coordinator of Power Africa,
  • Helaina Matza, Acting Special Coordinator for the Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment, and
  • Deniece Laurent-Mantey, Executive Director of The President’s Advisory Council on African Diaspora Engagement in the United States, U.S. Department of State

Inclusive and sustainable economic growth for Africans and Americans is at the forefront of President Biden’s agenda for the U.S.-Africa partnership. Building on the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, the U.S. delegation will further strengthen economic ties through trade and investment with Africa and the Diaspora.