On Tuesday, October 16, 2018, the Wilson Center Africa Program convened an in-person Advisory Council meeting to discuss program updates, review program activities and highlights for the 2018 fiscal year, in addition to evaluating the budget and programmatic planning for the current fiscal year. 

On Tuesday, October 16, 2018, the Wilson Center Africa Program convened an in-person Advisory Council meeting.

Pictured above (left to right): Dr. Monde Muyangwa, Africa Program Director, Wilson Center; Dr. Witney Schneidman, Senior International Advisor, Covington & Burling LLP; Dr. Nancy Walker, former Director, Atlantic Council's Ansari Africa Center and first Director, Africa Center for Strategic Studies; Ms. Vivian Lowery-Derryck, President and CEO, The Bridges Institute; Mr. Renato Almeida, Manager, International Government Affairs, Chevron; Mr. Scott Eisner, President of the U.S.-Africa Business Center and Vice President of African Affairs, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Advisory Council members not present in photo: Dr. K.Y. Amoako, Founder and President, African Center for Economic Transformation; Mr. Eddie Brown, Founder, Chairman and CEO, Brown Capital Management and Cabinet Member, Wilson National Cabinet; Ms. Betty Bigombe, Senior Director for Fragility, Conflict and Violent, World Bank; Ms. Tatiana Carayannis, Deputy Director, Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum, Social Sciences Research Council; Mr. Tony Carroll, Vice President, Manchester Trade Ltd.; Amb. Herman “Hank” Cohen, President, Cohen and Woods International; Amb. Chet Crocker, James R. Schlesinger Professor of Strategic Studies, Georgetown University; Mr. James R. Dunlap, Director, Africa, International Government Relations, Exxon Mobil Corporation; Dr. Chris Fomunyoh, Senior Associate for Africa, National Democratic Institute for International Affairs; Ambassador Donald Gips, Principal, Albright Stonebridge Group; Amb. Don McHenry, Distinguished Professor in the Practice of Diplomacy, Georgetown University; President Festus Mogae, Former President of Botswana, Government of Botswana; Mr. Gary Officer, President and CEO, Senior Service America, Inc.; Dr. Jamie Van Leeuwen, Chief Executive Officer, Global Livingston Institute; Dr. Olufemi (Femi) Vaughan, Alfred Sargent Lee & Mary Ames Lee Professor of African Studies, Amherst College