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National African Leadership
St. Paul, MN - African Economic Development Solutions (AEDS) is proud and pleased to announce the 3rd National African Leadership Conference: Lifting as We Climb - which we are hosting on December 8 and 9, 2022, in person at Hyatt Regency downtown Minneapolis and virtually via zoom. The event will amplify African immigrant voices and facilitate meaningful dialogue among multi-sector African immigrant leaders about our communities' challenges, opportunities, and contributions across the US and internationally. The event will include art performances that showcase and celebrate African cultures' richly diverse and artistic traditions.
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Introducing Keynote Speaker
Joining us once again this year as the keynote is Professor PLO Lumumba, the Founder, and Chairman of the PLO Lumumba Foundation Ltd. He is a renowned Lawyer and founding Partner of Lumumba & Lumumba Advocates Law Firm. He has over 35 years of experience in legal practice and is an academician holding a Doctorate degree in The Law of the Sea from Ghent University in Belgium. Prof. Lumumba is an Advocate of the High Courts of Kenya and Tanzania, a Commissioner for Oaths, and a Notary Public. He is a Certified Secretary, a Certified Mediator, and an author of several books in the legal and other fields. He is a passionate Pan-Africanist and is the leading Voice for Africa and of Africa.