Africa Business Communities

[Free Webinar] Interested in how to attract U.S. funding? Unlocking U.S. Funding for African Projects

As president of the Africa Business Portal I would like to invite you to our next webinar, Unlocking U.S. Funding for African Projects.

One of our sponsors has funded Unlocking U.S. Funding for African Projects - for the first 50 registrants. The discussion will focus on understanding and utilizing the key U.S. government financing sources.


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The discussion will focus on understanding and utilizing the key U.S. government financing sources.


The Panelist:


Ben Todd, Business Development for Africa | EXIM Bank


Benjamin Todd has worked at Ex-Im Bank for over seven years and oversees a portfolio reaching $7 billion. In the seven 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. He has assisted in the origination and underwriting of both small and large transactions in over 44 countries across Africa.


Rashonda Johnson, Business Development Specialist | Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC)


Ms. Rashanda Johnson is 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.


Lida Fitts, Regional Director, Sub-Saharan Africa | US Trade & Development Agency


Ms. Lida M. Fitts is the Regional Director for Sub-Saharan Africa for the U.S Trade and Development Agency, where she is responsible for developing the agency’s strategies and assistance activities throughout the region. In addition to her regional responsibilities, she is also the Telecommunications Sector Worldwide Team Leader for the Agency. Ms. Fitts has two decades of experience in international trade, a decade of which has been focused on expanding African trade and trading capacity.


Webinar details:


Thursday, March 30, 2017

12:00pm - 01:00pm (Eastern Standard Time) (GMT-5)


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On-Demand video is available to registrants within a certain period of time. Access will be emailed to you 72 hours after the live webinar


We would love your participation.


With best regards,


Lee W. Clegg


Africa Business Portal

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