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Young Gambian Entrepreneur participates in Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2016

Jun 23, 2016, 9:58 AM

The United States Embassy in Banjul has the pleasure to announce that Ms. Mansata Drammeh will attend the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), which will take place June 22-24, 2016 in Palo Alto, California.

Ms. Drammeh, owner of Fishcom Gambia, will be joining more than 700 entrepreneurs from around the world along with investors, speakers, and leaders in the field of entrepreneurship.

These innovative entrepreneurs 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, USAID Administrator 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 seventh 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 unite to tackle global challenges.

Learn more about the Global Entrepreneurship Summit at www.GES2016.org.Join the online conversation using #GES2016, and follow us on Twitter at @ges2016 and Instagram at ges2016.