FiveCurrents produced the first-ever US-Africa Business Forum, a historic convening of 45 African heads of state with President Obama, Vice President Biden, and Secretary of State Kerry. The event was the largest gathering of African leaders by any US President, and was the catalyst for more than $14 billion in business deals, with benefits on both sides of the Atlantic.
“Government has a critical role to play. The marketplace has a critical role to play.ﾠ Nonprofit organizations have a critical role to play.ﾠBut the goal and the orientation constantly should be how do we empower individuals to work together.”
- Barack Obama, 44th President of the United States