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Dr. Erieka Bennett

Dr. Erieka Bennett

Ambassador Erieka Bennett is the Convening Founder and Head of Mission of the African Diasporan Forum that will link Diasporan Africans and their talents to the development of Africa.

Ambassador Bennett’s strong love for the Africa Woman was given concrete expression when she was one of the creators of African Woman 2004 which produced the Abuja Accords, the historic document on the Aspirations of the African Woman which was developed at the first ever African Woman’s conference held in Abuja, Nigeria, March 2004.

Ambassador Bennett is a trusted Advisor to ECOWAS and she also served on the Advisory Counsel of the former President of Ghana. Dr. Bennett assists in providing guidance to the development of this progressive West African nation. Dr. Bennett has been an informal trusted Advisor to several Presidents. She was also at the forefront of the development of AGOA and was an advisor to the architects of NEPAD.

Economic development is at the forefront of her planning for Africa, Dr. Bennett served with distinction for two terms as the International Vice President of the African Business Roundtable, the oldest indigenous African Business Group on the Continent.