Event honors Ambassador Linda Thomas Greenfield and highlights U.S.-Africa relations.

When

Monday June 26th, 2017, 4:00pm

Duration: 90 minutes

Monday June 26th, 2017, 4:00pm 2017-06-26 17:30:00 America/Chicago Event honors Ambassador Linda Thomas Greenfield and highlights U.S.-Africa relations. Room 159 (WI Idea Room), Education Building, The nearest public parking is located at the Helen C. White parking garage

Where

Room 159 (WI Idea Room), Education Building
The nearest public parking is located at the Helen C. White parking garage

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Please join the African Studies Program for a special event featuring the former Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of African Affairs (2013-2017) and UW alumna, Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield.  Amb. Thomas-Greenfield will speak about the future of U.S.-Africa relations during this time of great political transition. Learn more about the Ambassador’s legacy of public service here.

The event is free and open to the public. All are welcome.

The audience for this event will also include 25 young African leaders who are visiting UW-Madison for six weeks this summer as part of the Mandela Washington Fellowship program. The Fellows, who are between the ages of 25 and 35, are inspirational young leaders and change makers representing 20 African countries and diverse professional fields, including: healthcare, law, journalism, social services, human rights and public administration. To learn more about the program and how you can get involved, please visit the African Studies website.

We hope to see you there.

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