ABP Webinar: Unlocking U.S. Funding for Africa Projects

ABP Webinar: Unlocking U.S. Funding for Africa Projects

Date: 3/30/2017
Time: 12:00 Noon TO 1:00 PM

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Event Description:
The Business Bridge Across Continents.
March 2017


Unlocking U.S. Funding for Africa Projects

Registrants can view on-demand at their convenience after the webinar.
DATE:  Thursday, March 30, 2017
TIME:  12:00-1:00pm EASTERN (10:00am PACIFIC)
Looking for investors can be hard. And a big part of the difficulty is even knowing where to begin looking. Join us on March 30, along with panelists from OPIC, EXIM Bank & USTDA, as we begin to unlock some of the best kept secrets to unlocking U.S. funding for Africa projects- including what programs are the best fit for you and where to find them. See webinar details below:
Business Development for Africa | EXIM Bank

Worked at Ex-Im Bank for over seven years and oversees a portfolio reaching $7 billion. In the 7 years Ben has worked at Ex-Im Bank, the portfolio has grown its annual credit authorizations from $500 million in 2008 to over $2 billion in fiscal year 2014. Assisted in the origination and underwriting of both small and large transactions in over 44 countries across Africa. 
PANELIST: Ms Rashanda Johnson
Business Development Specialist | OPIC

A Business Development Specialist in the Small & Medium Enterprise Finance department at the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC). As Business Development Specialist, Rashanda focuses on counseling U.S. companies seeking financing, evaluating new project proposals and loan applications, and developing new business opportunities.
PANELIST: Lida Fitts
Regional Director, Sub-Saharan Africa | US Trade & Development Agency

Regional Director for Sub-Saharan Africa for the U.S Trade and Development Agency, responsible for developing the agency's strategies and assistance activities throughout the region.  Has two decades of experience in international trade, a decade focused on expanding African trade and trading capacity.

Save the Date: June 13-16, 2017

CCA would also love for you to join them for their U.S.-Africa Summit event on June 13-16, 2017 in Washington, D.C.

Stay tuned! Or visit their websitewww.corporatecouncilonafrica.com.  


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