- Sep 14, 2015 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Many countries in Sub-Saharan Africa suffer from a severe shortage of school provision, with more than 20 million children lacking a secondary education, over half of whom are girls. Compared to 65 percent of children in developing countries worldwide, only 30 percent of African children are enrolled in secondary school programs.
- Sep 9, 2015 | 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Mr. Natsios will speak about international development and the key issues that will define U.S. foreign assistance going forward, including democracy and governance, the risk of global pandemics, and food security. He will share first-hand accounts of his experience working with the U.S. Government, religious organizations, and universities.
- Jul 16, 2015
Please join us for a discussion on President Obama's upcoming trip to Kenya and Ethiopia, his third presidential visit to sub-Saharan Africa. The session will begin by laying out the broad themes and objectives of the president's trip and the state of U.S. engagement in Africa.
- Jul 9, 2015
Join us for Careers in Development with Kimberly Flowers. Ms. Flowers will share her extensive experience in strategic communications and international development, highlighting her time working for the U.S. government.
- Jul 7, 2015
Please join us for a discussion on democracy and governance in Nigeria, as Africa's largest country aims to build on the success of its recent elections.
- Jun 17, 2015
Join us for a discussion on ways companies in the extractive industry engage indigenous communities in their areas of operation. Many extractive companies find themselves operating in close proximity to indigenous people and their territories, and working constructively with those communities is now a major business priority.
- May 28, 2015
Join us for Careers in Development with Curt Reintsma. Mr. Reintsma will share his perspectives on the adaptive roles played by development agencies given the changing landscape of traditional foreign assistance. He will also examine the effectiveness of multi-sector partnerships in addressing current and future global need.