The United States Mission to Somalia announced Ahmed Ali Jama to be Somali delegate who will attend the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), which will take place June 22-24, 2016, in Palo Alto, California.
He will join more than 700 entrepreneurs from around the world along with investors, speakers, and leaders in the entrepreneurship space.
Ahmed 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.