DFW Int. Alliance host African Leadership Council in Dallas

DALLAS – The inaugural meeting of the African Leadership Council, an initiative of DFW International Community Alliance, held successfully at the Kasbah Moroccan Grill restaurant in Irving bringing together Africans from over 20 diverse Nations.

The gathering which was hosted by Ahmed Yanouri of Morocco and sponsored by Michael Robins of Aflac created an opportunity for the recognition of African Community organizations present as well as the introduction of various business leaders.

Florence Coker-Campbell of DFW Alliance also introduced the African Directory online initiative which is designed to serve as a portal for harnessing the business opportunities amongst Africans in Diaspora.

The compare of the event Mr.Tunde Obazee also introduced other speakers amongst whom was Poet Baba Kwasi who created an interactive atmosphere with his rendition. Guests were later treated to Mediterranean launch just as Anne Marie Weiss-Armush expressed her appreciation at the overwhelming inaugural turnout.

Message from the Chair

What a great turnout at a fantastic inauguration to the African Leadership Council!

On behalf of DFW International Community Alliance, I was honored that we brought together so many extraordinary community and business leaders under our umbrella. We wish you continued success and expansion.

We hope to continue this good work with you as our partners, and also have as much fun as we experienced on Saturday. Sincere thanks to the 78 who attended, to our host Ahmed Yanouri, to our chair Betru Gebregziabher, and to Abi Badiru and Evelyn Djamat-Dubois for their special help.

Best wishes for our continued success.

Lynne Richardson
DFW International Community Alliance


Photos by Tosan Aduayi for Trendy Africa. Trendy Africa is a Multi Media Production Company based in Texas and are Publishers of Trendy Africa Magazine, Trendy Africa Fashion Xtra and www.trendyafrica.com

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