Posted at 8:00 PM
Director Hinson participated on the September 16th panel Africa and the Diaspora - From Slave Ships to Partnerships hosted by U.S. Rep. Bobby L. Rush.
The panel was composed of leading Africa experts from the public, private and non-profit sectors. The panel increased awareness about Africa's position in the global economy. Specifically, the forum discussed the Obama Administration's efforts to increase trade with Africa, especially the role that minorities play to strengthen U.S. Africa economic ties.