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Shawanesh Underwood, Vice Chair

Chief of Staff, Office of the Under Secretary of Arms Control and International Affairs, Department of State

Combiz Abdolrahimi, Vice Chair

Global Emerging Technology & Innovation Leader

Queen Iminah Laura Ahmad

Global Change Maker, Educational Leader & Cultural Ambassador

HRH Ambassador Reema Bandar Al-Saud

Saudi Arabia Ambassador to the United States

Paula Boland

President & CEO, United Nations Association of the National Capital Area

Nicholas "NickJohnson

House Director in the Bureau of the Office of Legislative Affairs, Department of State

Dr. Yolonda Kerney

President, Thursday Luncheon Group

Deniece Laurent - Mantey

Executive Director, President's Advisory Council on African Diaspora Engagement 

Lia Miller

Career Foreign Service Officer, U.S. Department of State

Angela Naa Afoley Odai

Head of the Diaspora Division at the Directorate of Citizens and Diaspora Organisations (CIDO), African Union Commission in Addis Ababa

Rachel Bowen Pittman

Executive Director, United Nations Association of the USA

Malikat Rufai

Foreign Service Officer & Foreign Policy Advisor, U.S. Department of State

Ambassador (ret.) Mattie R. Sharpless 

Former U.S. Ambassador to the Central African Republic

Ambassador (ret.) Harriet L. Elam-Thomas 

Former U.S. Ambassador to Senegal

Ambassador (ret.) Harry K. Thomas Jr. 

Senior Fellow, Yale Jackson School of Global Affairs

Daphne Michelle Titus

Founder & CEO, Mapasa Strategies

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