On Friday February 6, 2015, The Pan African Graduate and Professional Student Union at the University of Pittsburg held its first Africa Leadership Lecture series at the O’Hara Student Ballroom (4024 O’Hara St., Pittsburgh).
The event started with a tour of the Brother’s Brother Foundation facility. Welcome remarks were made by Dr. Alberta M. Sbragia, Vice Provost for Graduate Studies. The keynote address was delivered by Amb. Geoffrey Teneilabe, Amb./Consul General of Nigeria, Atlanta GA, remarks by Hon. Da Silva, Hon. Smith, and Mr Rufus of UAC. Followed by Questions and Answer from audience, including refreshments. For more of Amb. Teneilabe’s Opening Remarks, click here
The closing remarks and presentation of certificates of appreciation was presented by Dr. Macrina Lelei, Director of African Studies. The event ended with a round table discussion, and a dinner reception with leaders of the African Community, and the PANAF e-board.
The Africa Leadership Lecture series is an initiative is to bring awareness, and create a dialogue on how to elevate hunger, and poverty in Africa. See video and pics below: