Monday, July 28
9:00am – Welcoming remarks by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry
9:15am - Congressional Forum on Investing in the Next Generation of Africa with Coke Roberts, Senator Chris Coons, Senator John Boozman, and Congresswoman Karen Bass
11:30am - Young African Leaders Town Hall with President Barack Obama
Tuesday, July 29
9:00am - Plenary session on Entrepreneurial Approaches to Activism, moderated by Sonal Shah, Georgetown University, with panelists Sipho Moyo, the ONE Campaign, Bill Carter, Ashoka, and Washington Fellow Alain Kaposo Chirwisa.
4:00pm - Private Sector and Civil Society Partnership Expo with remarks by Heather A. Higginbottom, U.S. Deputy Secretary of State, and Rajiv Shah, Administrator, U.S. Agency for International Development.
Wednesday, July 30
9:00am - Plenary session on Enabling Inclusive Economic Development, moderated by Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative, with panelists Steve Case, Revolution, LLC, Alexa von Tobel, LearnVest.com, and Washington Fellow Tchegoun Adebo Koba.
11:00am – Remarks by First Lady Michelle Obama
Time TBC - Closing Remarks TBA
The Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders is a program of the U.S. government and supported in its implementation by IREX. For more information on President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), please visit youngafricanleaders.state.gov.