Guest list for the African Summit dinner at the White House


President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz of Mauritania and his wife Lady Tekber Mint Melainine Ould Ahmed wave on the North Portico of the White House in Washington upon arrival for a dinner for the U.S. Africa Leaders Summit, Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

The complete guest list for the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit dinner provided by the White House on Tuesday night.

The President and Mrs. Obama

His Excellency Mohamed Abdulaziz, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, State of Libya

His Excellency Jean-Paul Adam, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Seychelles

His Excellency Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

Ms. Uzo Aduba, Actress, New York, NY
Ms. Nonyem Aduba

Ms. Mimi Alemayehou, Washington, DC
Mr. Papa Ndiaye

Her Excellency Amina Ali, Ambassador of the African Union Mission

His Excellency Abdalla Alteni, Prime Minister of the State of Libya

His Excellency Martin Andjaba, Ambassador of the Republic of Namibia

The Honorable Dennis Archer, Chairman and CEO, Dennis W. Archer PLLC, Detroit, MI
Mr. Dennis Archer, Jr.

The Honorable Caroline Atkinson, Deputy Assistant to the President & Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economics, National Security Council
Mr. Geoffrey Boyd Lamb

His Excellency Abdallah Baali, Ambassador of the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria

His Excellency Nassirou Bako Arifari, Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Integration, Francophonie and the Beninese Diaspora, Republic of Benin

His Excellency Oldemiro Marques Baloi, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Republic of Mozambique

Mr. Ajay Banga, President and CEO, Mastercard, Purchase, NY
Mrs. Ritu Banga

The Honorable Karen Bass, United States Representative (California)
Ms. Kim Hurley

His Excellency Yipènè Djibril Bassrole, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Cooperation, Burkina Faso

His Excellency Kalidu Bayo, Minister of Presidential Affairs, Republic of The Gambia

His Excellency Mohamed Bazoum, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Cooperation, African Integration and Nigerians Abroad, Republic of Niger

The Honorable Joyce Beatty, United States Representative (Ohio)
Mr. Otto Beatty Jr.

Reverend David Beckmann, President, Bread for the World, Washington, DC
Mrs. Janet Williams Beckmann

His Excellency Abdirahman Beileh, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Investment, Federal Republic of Somalia

The Honorable Mr. William Bell, Birmingham, AL
Mrs. Sharon Bell

His Excellency Abdel-Ilah Benkiran, Head of Government of the Kingdom of Morocco
Mrs. Nabila Benkiran, Spouse of the Head of Government of the Kingdom of Morocco

 

Mr. Mayank Bhargava, Falls Church, VA
Ms. Namita Datta

Mr. Hunter Biden, Washington, DC
Mrs. Kathleen Biden

The Honorable Joseph R. Biden, Jr., Vice President of the United States
Dr. Jill Biden

His Excellency Paul Biya, President of the Republic of Cameroon
Mrs. Chantal Biya, First Lady of the Republic of Cameroon

The Honorable Tony Blinken, Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor, Office of the National Security Advisor

The Honorable Michael Bloomberg, Owner, Bloomberg, New York, NY
Ms. Diana Taylor

His Excellency Joseph Nyuma Boakai, Sr., Vice President of the Republic of Liberia

His Excellency Ali Bongo Ondimba, President of the Gabonese Republic
Mrs. Sylvia Bongo Ondimba, First Lady of the Gabonese Republic

The Honorable Dr. Arivn Boolell, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade, Republic of Mauritius

Mr. Joseph Brandt, New York, NY
Mrs. Carol Brandt

The Honorable Anita Breckenridge, Assistant to the President and Deputy Chief of Staff
Mr. Russell Breckenridge

The Honorable Lonnie Bunch III, Director, National Museum of African American History and Culture, Washington, DC
Ms. Roslyn Marable-Bunch

The Honorable William Burns, Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of State
Ms. Lisa Ann Carty

The Honorable Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services
Mr. Steve Burwell

Ms. Vanessa Bush, Editor in Chief, Essence, New York, NY
Ms. Tatsha Robertson

Ms. Kathy Calvin, President, UN Foundation, Washington, DC
Mr. John Calvin

The Honorable Johnnie Carson, Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, U.S. Department of State
Mrs. Anne Carson

The Honorable President Jimmy Carter

The Honorable Dr. George Chaponda MP, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Republic of Malawi

His Excellency George Rebelo Chicoti, Minister of External Relations, Republic of Angola

The Honorable Donna Christensen, Delegate to the United States House of Representatives, United States Virgin Islands
Mrs. Rabiah George

The Honorable William Lacy Clay, Jr., United States Representative (Missouri)
Mr. William L. Clay III

Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole, Director, National Museum of African Art, Washington, DC
Mr. James Staton, Jr.

His Excellency Blaise Compaoré, President of Burkina Faso
Mrs. Chantal Compaoré, First Lady of Burkina Faso

His Excellency Alpha Conde, President of the Republic of Guinea
Her Excellency Djene Kaba Conde, First Lady of the Republic of Guinea

The Honorable Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator, Small Business Administration
Mr. Raphael Sweet

The Honorable Christopher Coons, United States Senator (Delaware)
Mrs. Annie Coons

Ms. Helene Cooper, White House Correspondent, The New York Times, Alexandria, VA
Mr. Jonathan Karp

His Excellency Gabriel Arcanjo Ferreira da Costa, Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe

The Honorable Elijah Cummings, United States Representative (Maryland)
Dr. Maya Rockeymoore Cummings

Her Excellency Natalia Da Costa Umbelina Neto, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and Communities, Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe

Mr. Aliko Dangote, President/Chief Executive, Dangote Industries Ltd., Washington, DC
Ms. Halima Aliko-Dangote

The Honorable Brian Deese, Deputy Director, Office of Management and Budget
Mrs. Kara Deese

His Excellency Jorge Carlos de Almeida Fonseca, President of the Republic of Cabo Verde
Mrs. Lígia Arcângela Lubrino Dias Fonseca, First Lady of the Republic of Cabo Verde

The Honorable Bill de Blasio, Mayor, City of New York, NY
Ms. Chirlane McCray

Mr. Valentino Deng, Chicago, IL
Ms. Tiffanie De Bartolo

Ms. Grace Hightower De Niro, New York, NY
Mr. Robert De Niro

His Excellency Hailemariam Desalegn Boshe, Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
Her Excellency Roman Tesfaye, First Lady of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

His Excellency Ikililou Dhoinine, President of the Union of the Comoros
Her Excellency Hadidja Abubakar Ikililou Dhoinine, Spouse of the President of the Union of Comoros

His Excellency Abdoulaye Diop, Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Integration, and International Cooperation, Republic of Mali

The Honorable Shaun Donovan, Director, Office of Management and Budget
Ms. Liza Gilbert

His Excellency Daniel Kablan Duncan, Prime Minister of the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire

The Honorable Donna Edwards, United States Representative (Maryland)
Ms. Selena Singleton

The Honorable Neil Eggleston, Assistant to the President and Counsel
Ms. Penda Hair

Mr. Chiwetel Ejiofor, Actor, New York, NY
Ms. Mmoma Ejiofor

Mr. Michael Elliott, President and CEO, ONE, Washington, DC
Ms. Sipho Moyo

Mr. Tony Elumelu, Nigeria
Mr. Wiebe Boer

The Honorable Eliot Engel, United States Representative (New York)
Mrs. Patricia Engel

His Excellency Francois Fall, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Guineans Abroad, Republic of Guinea

The Honorable Katie Fallon, Assistant to the President and Director of Legislative Affairs
Mr. Brian Fallon, Jr.

Ms. Mbaye Fatimata, Washington, DC
Ms. Semhar Araia

The Honorable Chaka Fattah, United States Representative (Pennsylvania)
Mrs. Renee Chenault-Fattah

The Honorable Russ Feingold, Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, U.S. Department of State
Ms. Christine Ferdinand

The Honorable Dianne Feinstein, United States Senator (California)
Mr. Richard Blum

Mr. Jeffrey Fischer, Chairman, ADAS Group, LLC, Bethesda, MD
Mrs. Nicole Fischer

The Honorable Anthony Foxx, Secretary of Transportation
The Honorable Susan Kurland, Assistant Secretary for Aviation and International Affairs, U.S. Department of Transportation

The Honorable William H. Frist, Former Senator (Tennessee)
Ms. Tracy Roberts

The Honorable Michael Froman, Ambassador, United States Trade Representative
Ms. Behnaz Kibria

The Honorable Chief Mgwagwa Gamedze, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Kingdom of Swaziland

Mr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Alphonse Fletcher University Professor, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Mr. Lawrence Bobo

Dr. Helene Gayle, CEO, CARE, Atlanta, GA
Mr. Stephen Keith

Mr. Michael Gerson, Op-ed Columnist, The Washington Post, Alexandria, VA
Mrs. Dawn Gerson

Mr. Daniel Glickman, Senior Fellow, Bipartisan Policy Center, Washington, DC
Mrs. Rhoda Glickman, Director of Government Relations, Corporation for National and Community Service, Washington, DC

His Excellency Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé, President of the Republic of Togo

Mr. Jeff Gordon, Charlotte, NC
Ms. Ingrid Vandebosch

Mr. Peter Grauer, Chairman, Bloomberg, L.P., New York, NY
Ms. Meridith Webster, Director of Communications and Public Affairs, Bloomberg L.P.

The Honorable Al Green, United States Representative (Texas)
Mr. George Nwanguma

His Excellency Armando Emilio Guebuza, President of the Republic of Mozambique
Dr. Maria da Luz Dai Guebuza, First Lady of the Republic of Mozambique

His Excellency Ismail Omar Guelleh, President of the Republic of Djibouti

Ms. Lulu Haangala, Charlottesville, VA
Ms. Martine Ekomo-Soignet

Her Excellency Mongi Hamdi, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Republic of Tunisia

The Honorable Grant Harris, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for African Affairs, National Security Council
Mrs. Jasmine Harris

Ms. Patricia Harris, Chief Executive Officer, Bloomberg Philanthropies, New York, NY
Mr. Mark Lebow

His Excellency El-Anrif Said Hassane, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Union of the Comoros

Mr. Christopher Helm, COO of ADAS Group LLC.
Ms. Debra Toms-Helm

The Honorable Carrie Hessler-Radelet, Director, Peace Corps
Mr. Steven Charles Radelet

His Excellency Mohamed Lemine Heycen, Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania

The Honorable Heather Higginbottom, Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources, U.S. Department of State
Ambassador Daniel Sepulveda

Mr. Paul Hinks, Board Chair, Corporate Council on Africa, Washington, DC
Ms. Julie Kurtzman

The Honorable Fred Hochberg, Chairman, Export-Import Bank
Mr. Thomas Healy, Chairman, J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, U.S. Department of State

The Honorable Dana Hyde, CEO, Millennium Challenge Corporation, Cabin John, MD
Mr. Jonathan Chambers

Dr. Mo Ibrahim, Washington, DC

The Honorable Johnny Isakson, United States Senator (Georgia)
Mr. Christopher Sullivan

His Excellency Idriss Deby Itno, President of the Republic of Chad
Ms. Hinda Deby Itno, First Lady of the Republic of Chad

The Honorable Fred Mandir Jachan-Omach, Minister of State for Finance, Republic of Uganda

The Honorable Sheila Jackson-Lee, United States Representative (Texas)
Dr. Elwyn Lee

Bishop T.D. Jakes, Dallas, TX
Ms. Regina Renee Freeman-Lewis

His Excellency Yahya A.J.J. Jammeh, President of the Republic of The Gambia
Her Excellency Zineb Jammeh, First Lady of the Republic of The Gambia

The Honorable Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor and Assistant to the President for Intergovernmental Affairs and Public Engagement
Mr. Ahmad Rashad

The Honorable Hakeem Jeffries, United States Representative (New York)
Mrs. Kennysandra Jeffries

The Honorable Broderick D. Johnson, Assistant to the President and Cabinet Secretary

The Honorable Eddie Bernice Johnson, United States Representative (Texas)
The Honorable Rodney Ellis, Senator, Texas State Senate

The Honorable Hank Johnson, United States Representative
Mr. Arthur Sidney

The Honorable Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security

Ms. Lorna Johnson, Beverly Hills, CA
Mr. Robert Black III

His Excellency Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

His Excellency Joseph Kabila Kabange, President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Mr. Don Kaberuka, President, African Development Bank, Washington, DC

His Excellency Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda
Ms. Ange Ingabire Kagame, Daughter of the President of the Republic of Rwanda

The Honorable Harry Kalaba, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Zambia

His Excellency Dr. Samura Kamara, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Republic of Sierra Leone

His Excellency Laurent Kavakure, Minister of External Relations and International Cooperation, Republic of Burundi

Mr. Meb Keflezighi, San Diego, CA
Ms. Yordanos Asgedom

His Excellency Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, President of the Republic of Mali
Mrs. Keïta Aminata Maiga, First Lady of the Republic of Mali

The Honorable Robin Kelly, United States House of Representative (Illinois)
Ms. Madeleine Horn

Mr. Muhtar Kent, President and CEO, Coca Cola Company, Atlanta, GA

His Excellency Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya

The Honorable John Kerry, Secretary of State

Ms. Angelique Kidjo, Brooklyn, NY
Mr. Jean Hebrail

His Excellency Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, President of the United Republic of Tanzania
Her Excellency Salma Kikwete, First Lady of the United Republic of Tanzania

Dr. Jim Kim, President, World Bank, Washington, DC
Dr. Younsook Lim

His Excellency Charles Koffi Diby, Senior Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Côte d’Ivoire

Ms. Cina Anoka Lawson, Minister of Post and Digital Economy, Republic of Togo

Mr. Richard Leach, President and CEO, World Food Program USA, Washington, DC
Mrs. Susanne Leach

The Honorable Barbara Lee, United States Representative (California)
Mr. Craig Lee

Mr. Jack Leslie, Washington, DC
Ms. Caroline Pech

The Honorable Jack Lew, Secretary of the Treasury

The Honorable Elizabeth Littlefield, President, Overseas Private Investment Corporation
Mr. Matthew Arnold

His Excellency Mario Lopes da Rosa, Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Communities of the Republic of Guinea-Bissau

Mrs. Paula Madison, Chicago, IL
Ms. LaFleur Paysour

His Excellency John Dramani Mahama, President of the Republic of Ghana
Her Excellency Lordina Dramani Mahama, First Lady of the Republic of Ghana

His Excellency Issoufou Mahamadou, President of the Republic of Niger

His Excellency Ibrahim Roshdy Mahlab, Prime Minister of the Arab Republic of Egypt

Mr. Tshepo Mahloele, CEO, Harith General Partners, Washington, DC
Ms. Thenjiwe Vanda

Mr. Tracy Maitland, President, Advent Capital Management, New York, NY
Ms. Kimberley Hatchett

Mr. Darius Mans, Washington, DC
Mr. Stephen Cashin

Her Excellency Faida Maramuke MITIFU, Ambassador of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Moncef Marzouki, President of the Republic of Tunisia

Mr. Strive Masiyiwa, Founder and Chairman, Global Telecommunications Group, Washington, DC
Mrs. Tsitsi Masiyiwa

His Excellency Salva Kiir Mayardit, President of the Republic of South Sudan

Bishop Vashti McKenzie, 10th Episcopal District of the AME Church, Dallas, TX
Mr. Stanley McKenzie

Mr. Doug McMillon, President and CEO, Wal-Mart, Bentonville, AR
Mrs. Shelley McMillon

The Honorable Gregory W. Meeks, United States Representative (New York)
Mrs. Simone-Marie Meeks

The Honorable Bernard K. Membe, MP, Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, United Republic of Tanzania

The Honorable Robert Menendez, United States Senate (New Jersey)
Ms. Alicia Mucci

His Excellency James Alix Michel, President of the Republic of Seychelles

The Honorable Amina Mohamed, Cabinet Secretary for Foreign and International Trade, Republic of Kenya

His Excellency Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, President of the Federal Republic of Somalia
Mrs. Qamar Ali Omar, Spouse of the President of the Federal Republic of Somalia

His Excellency Agapito Mba Mokuy, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Republic of Equatorial Guinea

His Excellency Serge Mombouli, Ambassador of the Democratic Republic of Congo

The Honorable Ernest Moniz, Secretary of Energy
Ms. Katya Frois-Moniz

The Honorable Gwen Moore, United States Representative (Wisconsin)
Ms. Brenda L. Moore

Mr. Marc Morial, President, National Urban League, Maplewood, NJ
Ms. Michelle Miller

Mr. Patrice Motsepe, Washington, DC
Ms. Precious Moloi-Motsepe

His Excellency Pierre Moukoko Mbonjo, Minister of External Relations, Republic of Cameroon

His Excellency Mahamat Moussafaki. Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Chad

His Majesty King Mswati III, Kingdom of Swaziland
Her Royal Highness Inkhosikati La Mbikiza, Spouse of the King of Swaziland

Ms. Wanja Muguongo, Executive Director, UHAI – East African Sexual Health and Rights Initiative, Washington, DC
Ms. Lorna Dias

Dr. Denis Mukwege, Washington, DC
Ms. Madeleine Kaboyi

The Honorable Cecilia Muñoz, Assistant to the President and Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council
Mr. Amit A. Pandya

His Excellency Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President of the Republic of Uganda
Mrs. Janet Musevini, First Lady of the Republic of Uganda

Her Excellency Louise Mushikiwabo, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Republic of Rwanda

His Excellency Arthur Peter Mutharika, President of the Republic of Malawi
Her Excellency Gertrude Hendrina Mutharika, First Lady of the Republic of Malawi

Ms. Wangechi Mutu, New York, NY

Dr. James Mwangi, Washington, DC

Mr. Morris Mbetsa Mwero, Notre Dame, IN

His Excellency Augustine Ngafuan, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Liberia

His Excellency Emmanuel Issozet Ngondet, Minister For Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation, and Regional Integration, Gabonese Republic

His Excellency Cheikh Niang, Ambassador of the Republic of Senegal

The Honorable Sheila Nix, Deputy Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff to Dr. Jill Biden
Mr. James Coughlin

Her Excellency Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Republic of South Africa

His Excellency Pierre Nkurunziza, President of the Republic of Burundi
Her Excellency Denise Bucumi, First Lady of the Republic of Burundi

The Honorable Eleanor Holmes Norton, Delegate to the United States House of Representatives, Washington, DC

Mr. Douglas Oberhelman, CEO, Caterpillar, Peoria, IL
Mrs. Diane Oberhelman

His Excellency Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, President of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea
Her Excellency Constancia Mangue De Obiang, First Lady of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea

His Excellency Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, President of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania
Mrs. Mariam Mint Ahmed Dit Tekber, Spouse of the President of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Mrs. Valerie Owens, Kennett Square, PA
Ms. Missy Owens

The Honorable Jennifer Palmieri, Assistant to the President and Director of Communications

Ms. Yolanda Parker, Founder & President, KMS Software, Los Angeles, CA
Mr. Kevin Parker

The Honorable Donald Payne, Jr., United States Representative (New Jersey)

The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, United States House Democratic Leader (California)
Mr. Paul Pelosi

Mr. Michael Philipp, Chairman, Reykjavik Geothermal (RG), Amelia Island, FL
Mr. Mikael Andren

Mr. Macon Phillips III, Coordinator for the Bureau of International Information Programs, U.S. Department of State
Mrs. Emily Phillips

The Honorable John Podesta, Counselor to the President
Mrs. Mary Podesta

His Excellency Hifikepunye Lucas Pohamba, President of the Republic of Namibia
Ms. Penehupifo Pohamba, First Lady of the Republic of Namibia

The Honorable Samantha Power, Permanent Representative of the U.S. to the United Nations
Mr. Cass Sunstein

Mr. John Prendergast, Co-Founder, Enough Project, Washington, DC
Mrs. Sia Sanneh

The Honorable Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce
Mr. Stefan Selig

His Excellency Hery Rajaonarimampianina, President of the Republic of Madagascar
Mrs. Voahangy Rajaonarimampianina, Spouse of the President of the Republic of Madagascar

The Honorable Dr. Navinchandra Ramgoolam, G.C.S.K., F.R.C.P., Prime Minister of the Republic of Mauritius

The Honorable Charles Rangel, United States Representative (New York)
Mrs. Alma Rangel

Her Excellency Arisoa Razafitrimo, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Madagascar

The Honorable Ben Rhodes, Assistant to the President, Deputy National Security Adviser for Strategic Communications & Speechwriting
Ms. Ann Norris

His Excellency Awan Andrew Goul RIAK, Minister in the Office of the President, Republic of South Sudan

The Honorable Susan Rice, Assistant to the President and National Security Advisor
Mr. Ian Cameron

His Excellency Jose Luis Rocha, Ambassador of the Republic of Cabo Verde

General David Rodriguez, Commander, United States Africa Command
Mrs. Ginny Rodriguez

Mrs. Virginia Rometty, CEO and President, International Business Machines, Armonk, NY

Mr. Jack Rosen, Chairman, American Jewish Congress, New York, NY
Mrs. Phyllis Rosen

The Honorable Edward Randall Royce, United States Representative (California)
Mrs. Marie Royce

Mr. David Rubenstein, Co-Founder and Co-CEO, The Carlyle Group, Washington, DC

The Honorable Bobby Rush, United States Representative (Illinois)
Mrs. Carolyn Rush

Ms. April Ryan, Washington Bureau Chief, American Urban Radio Networks, Randallstown, MD
Mr. Gerald Lopes

The Honorable Aggrey Tisa Sabuni, Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Republic of South Sudan

His Excellency Macky Sall, President of the Republic of Senegal
Mrs. Marieme Sall, First Lady of the Republic of Senegal

His Excellency Denis Sassou N’Guesso, President of the Republic of Congo

Mr. Stephen Schwarzman, President, Chief Executive Officer, and Co-Founder, The Blackstone Group, New York, NY
Mr. Sean Klimczak

The Honorable Dr. Guy Scott, Vice President of the Republic of Zambia
Dr. Charlotte Harland Scott, Second Lady of the Republic of Zambia

His Excellency Eliachim Sebatane, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Lesotho

The Honorable Peter Selfridge, Chief of Protocol, U.S. Department of State

His Excellency Abdelmalek Sellal, Prime Minister of the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria
Mrs. Farida Sellal, Spouse of the Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of Algeria

His Excellency Dr. Abubacarr Senghore, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of The Gambia

Her Excellency Tebelelo Seretse, Ambassador of the Republic of Botswana

Ms. Isha Sesay, Anchor, CNN, Atlanta, GA
Mr. Leif Coorlim

The Honorable Terri Sewell, United States Representative (Alabama)
Mr. Jesse Wells, Jr.

The Honorable Rajiv J. Shah, Administrator, United States Agency for International Development
Mrs. Shivam Shah

The Honorable Wendy Sherman, Under Secretary for Political Affairs, U.S. Department of State
Mr. Bruce Stokes

The Honorable Phandu Tombola Skelemani, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Republic of Botswana

The Honorable Chris Smith, United States Representative (New Jersey)
Mrs. Marie Smith

The Honorable Gayle Smith, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Development and Democracy, National Security Council
Mr. John Rice-Cameron

Mr. Arne Sorenson, President and CEO, J.W. Marriott International, Bethesda, MD
Mrs. Ruth Sorenson

The Honorable Margaret Spellings, President of the George W. Bush Presidential Center, Dallas, TX
Mr. Vance Wilson

Mr. Earl Stafford, CEO, Wentworth Group, McLean, VA
Mrs. Amanda Stafford

His Excellency Bockari Stevens, Ambassador of the Republic of Sierra Leone

Mr. Ritchie Tabachnick, President, Equipment & Controls Africa, Pittsburgh, PA
Ms. Laura Tabachnick

His Excellency Mohamed Mostafa Mohamed Tawfik, Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt

The Honorable Tina Tchen, Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff to the First Lady

Mr. Tewolde Tesfaye, Ethiopia
Mr. Kagnew Asfaw

Her Excellency Hanna Tetteh, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Republic of Ghana

The Right Honorable Dr. Motsoahae Thomas Thabane, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Lesotho

The Honorable Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of African Affairs
Mr. Lafayette Greenfield

Mr. Sim Tshabalala, Washington, DC

His Excellency José Mário Vaz, President of the Republic of Guinea-Bissau
Her Excellency Rosa Teixeira Goudiaby Vaz, First Lady of the Republic of Guinea-Bissau

His Excellency Manuel Domingos Vicente, Vice President, Republic of Angola

The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Mrs. Christie Vilsack

The Honorable David Wade, Chief of Staff to the Secretary of State, U.S. Department of State
Ms. Elizabeth Alexander

The Honorable Aminu Bashir Wali, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Federal Republic of Nigeria

Mr. DeWayne Wickham, Baltimore, MD
Ms. Zenita Wickham Hurley

The Honorable Frederica Wilson, United States Representative (Florida)
Dr. Roslyn Artis

Mr. Phill Wilson, CEO, Black AIDS Institute, Los Angeles, CA
Mr. Mark Schoofs

His Excellency Boni Yayi, President of the Republic of Benin

Ms. Melike Yetken, Director of African Affairs, National Security Council
Mr. Jeffrey Krilla

His Excellency Mahamoud Ali Youssouf, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Republic of Djibouti

The Honorable Leocadia Zak, Director, United States Trade and Development Agency
Mr. Kenneth W. Hansen

Mr. Jeffrey Zients, Assistant to the President and Director of the National Economic Council
Mrs. Mary Zients

Her Excellency Dr. Nkosazana Clarice Dlamini Zuma, Chairperson of the African Union Commission

His Excellency Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma, President of the Republic of South Africa
Mrs. Nompumelelo Primrose Zuma, Spouse of the President of the Republic of South Africa

 

 

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