Dr. Hill Cheryl Hill to Chair INAAN
(International Association for African NGO’s)
Thursday July 24th, 2014 – Washington, DC
Following the Presidential African Leaders Summit hosted by President Obama, IAAN will host the “Social Accountability Summit” from Thursday August 7th, 2014 to Saturday August 9th, 2014 at the Washington Marriott (1221 22nd Street NW), Washington, DC. Mrs. Joyce R. Halliday, Executive Director of IAAN named Dr. Cheryl A. Hill as the Event Chair for the Summit.
IAAN’s mission is to equip African, Latin and Caribbean NGO’s with trainings, resources and information. This Summit is focused on the African NGOs who will meet with various relevant and distinguished leaders to discuss good governance (what improvements have been made and what needs to be done in the future), transparency in private and public sectors as well as business and their need to address moral responsibility to society, particularly citizens in the area where they operate. Some of the distinguished invited guests include: President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaft of Libeia, H.E. Ambassador Charles Hubert – Commonwealth of Dominica, Mr. Alhaji Dangote, Dangote Group, Mr. Lee Karuri, Home Afrika and Mr. Mamadou Beye – Chevron International Manager for Africa.
In addition to leaders of African countries, First Ladies will also have a forum to speak. Being as close to they are to the grass roots, the First Ladies will speak on how they engage and support NGO’s to assist the poor in their various states. Speakers include First Lady Mrs. Sia Koroma, Sierra Leone, First Lady Mrs. Lucia Kambua Mula, Kenya and First Laday Mrs.Florence Ajimobi, Oyo State, Nigeria.
Over the past five years, Dr. Hill has maintained a relationship with several NGOs in African countries such as Nigeria, the Republic of Benin and Cameroon.
Dr. Hill shares successful business practices with leaders by connecting them to capacity building strategies, trainings, government partnerships and public/private partnerships both nationally and internationally. Having liased with heads of state including His Excellency, President Macky Sall, His Excellency, Governor Liyel Imoke, worked with President Bush’s White House Office of Faith and Community Initiatives as well as Governor Martin O’Malley, Dr. Hill has a distinct understanding of policy, transparency and protocol which she shares to aid leaders moving forward.