2016 Global Entrepreneurship Summit Delegate from Somalia Announced

The United States Mission to Somalia is pleased to announce that Ahmed Ali Jama will attend the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), which will take place June 22-24, 2016, in Palo Alto, California. He will join more than 700 entrepreneurs from around the world along with investors, speakers, and leaders in the entrepreneurship space.

Ahmed will be joined by high-level U.S. Government officials, including President Barack Obama, Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker, Administrator of the Small Business Administration Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator of USAID Gayle Smith, Ambassador at-Large for Global Women’s Issues Catherine Russell, and Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Richard Stengel.

This Summit will be the 7th installment in a series previously hosted by the United States and the governments of Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, Malaysia, Morocco, and Kenya.  In bringing the Summit back to the United States, President Obama highlights his commitment to building bridges that help us tackle global challenges together.

Learn more about the Global Entrepreneurship Summit atwww.GES2016.org. Join the online conversation using #GES2016, and follow us on Twitter at @ges2016 and Instagram at ges2016.

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For more information, please contact

Raymond W. Stephens

Public Affairs Officer

United States Mission to Somalia

Office  +254-20-363-6644

SomaliaPublicAffairs@state.gov

Visit us at: http://somalia.usvpp.gov/index.html