2016 Global Entrepreneurship Summit Delegates from Niger

United States Embassy Niamey                                                                       us_dos_fullcolor_seal_128x128px_360

June 21, 2016

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Subject: 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Summit Delegates from Niger

The U.S. Embassy in Niamey is happy to announce that Ali Karim Alio and Labran Alio Maidouka will attend the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), which will take place June 22-24, 2016 in Palo Alto, California. They will be joining more than 700 entrepreneurs from around the world along with investors, speakers, and leaders in the entrepreneurship space.

These innovative entrepreneurs 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 at www.GES2016.org. Join the online conversation using #GES2016, and follow us on Twitter at @ges2016 and Instagram at ges2016.