Life-Stream Schedule

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,, 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