Founder and President, African Center for Economic Transformation, Ghana
Executive Director, Centre for Development and Enterprise, South Africa
Ann Bernstein heads the Centre for Development and Enterprise, South Africa. As independent think tank, CDE is regarded by many including the London Financial Times as South Africa’s leading policy centre for social and economic development. Bernstein was a member of the Transition Team and then the Board of the Development Bank of Southern Africa (1994 - 2001). In 2005 she was selected as a...
White House Correspondent, The New York Times
A native of Liberia who came to the United States at 14 years of age, Ms. Cooper holds an undergraduate degree in journalism from the University of North Carolina/Chapel Hill. She has been a reporter since 1987.
Associate Professor of Women's Studies, Anthropology, and Afroamerican and African Studies, University of Michigan
Former British Ambassador to Sudan and Tunisia
Alan Goulty retired in 2008 after 40 years service in the British Diplomatic Service, including postings as Ambassador to Tunisia (2004-8) and Sudan (1995-9), and as the UK Special Representative for Sudan (2002-4) and Darfur (2005-6), when he led the UK team in the Naivasha and Abuja peace talks. He was Director (Assistant Secretary-equivalent) for the Middle East and North Africa in t...
Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Global Dialogue, South Africa
Francis Kornegay is a South African permanent resident whose career spans African and international affairs engagements in both the US and South Africa. With a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Michigan, an M.A. in African Studies from Howard University, and a Masters in International Public Policy from the School of Advanced International Studies, Kornegay twice served as a profess...
Member of the Administrative Council, International Fund for Promotion of Culture, UNESCO