6:05 – 6:15 PM
SEMINAR AGENDA INTRODUCTION – Moderator, Hezekiel (Zeke) Eskender
Invited Guests to Enter Zoom Virtual Meeting Room Welcome Address
Mr. Yonas Tamiru, Ethiopian Community Association in Atlanta (ECAA) Executive Director.
Conference and Town Hall Objectives
Hezekiel (Zeke) Eskender, Executive Director, Worldwide Ethiopian Civic Associations Network.
Acknowledgement and Opening of the Conference
Dr. Teshay Alemayhu, Profesor Emeritus, Economics, ECAA Inter-Community Relations Leader and Conference Chair;
“Ethiopian Community Association in Atlanta Presents the Second of Three Zoom “Hot Button Issues Seminar” by Subject Matter Experts Followed by a Town Hall Meeting With the Candidates for US Senate Runoff & Public Service Commissioner Elections in Georgia.
IMPACT OF THE POWER OF THE VOTE AND CIVIC ENGAGEMENT ON THE US ECONOMY AND OUR LIFE – Moderator as well as Panelist, Dr. Tsehay Alemayhu
HEALTH, HOUSING, EDUCATION AND INCOME INEQUALITIES
Dr. Keith Jennings, President of African American Center for Global Politics and Human Rights.
ROOT CAUSES OF INEQUALITIES IN 2021 AND ITS IMPACT ON:
Employment Opportunities, Income, Pay Gap, Financing
Educational Opportunities, Cost of Education, Having Access to and Managing Student Loan
THE VOTE AND AFRICAN FINANCE & ECONOMICS – Moderator, Hezekiel Eskender
AFRICAN FINANCIAL SYSTEMS FOR THE 21ST CENTURY
Prof. Lemma W. Senbet, The William E. Mayer Chair Professor of Finance and Former Director (Founding), Center for Financial Policy; Robert H Smith School of Business University of Maryland, College Park MD; Immediate Past Executive Director/CEO African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) Pan-African Economic Research and Training Network: HQ: Nairobi, Kenya; Member, Brookings AGI Distinguished Advisory Group
 Financial Development Gap in Africa,
 Economic Development Gap & Loan Gap
 Available Opportunities to Close the Gap
 How to bridge the financial development Gap and the Empowerments Associated With It
 Opportunities to African Diaspora, African Americans and Foreign Investment in General, Trade & Investment
SECTION II 6:15 –6:30 PM
SECTION III 6:30 – 6:55 PM
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SEMINAR AGENDA (cont.)
IMPACT OF THE VOTE ON INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS – Moderator, Ms. Abeba Cherinet, Financial Advisor at Morgan Stanley
US FOREIGN POLICY TOWARDS AFRICAN COUNTRIES:
Prof. Brook Hailu Beshah: full-time faculty in North Carolina A&T State University Department of Political Science. He has 30 years of lecturing in political science and international relations and years of experience in foreign policy and diplomacy.
Served as staff and Director of the Global Leadership Center of Ohio University 2014 to 2016. Former Professor of Political Science and International Relations at Ohio University and Ohio State University.
Former Ethiopia’s Especial Envoy to the US at Washington D.C. and UN Permanent Delegate to UNESCO
Honorary Consul of Ethiopia For the Carolinas and Georgia; Chief Diplomatic Advisor for Ethiopian Advocacy Network and Ethiopian-American Civic Council.
 Good Governance and Democracy  Justice and Rule of Law
 Corruption and Accountability
 DV and Immigration
 Security & Terrorism
TOWN HALL MEETING – Moderator, Ms. Abeba Cherinet, Financial Advisor at Morgan
Stanley
Participants can send text, audio or video questions at the following mobile number during the Seminar or the Town Hall Meetings. Please send your questions as soon as possible, before we even start the event at:
+1-513-444-8986
Mobil phone has Apps such as WhatsApp, Viber, Telegraph, etc. WhatsApp is highly recommended. Especially for Audio and Video questions.
Candidate for the GA Commissioner, Mr. Daniel Blackman
Mr. Daniel Blackman, Candidate – Brief Statement and Participate in Q & A. Ms. Emily Leslie, Campaign Manager
Candidate for US Senate, Rev. Raphael Warnock Campaign
Ms. Samia Abdulle, Immigrant/New American Outreach Coordinator
Ms. Erica Pines, Senior Advisor – Brief Statement and Participate in Q & A
Candidate for the US Senate, Mr. Jon Ossoff Campaign
DeKalb Super District Commissioner Lorraine Cochran Johnson – Brief Statement and Participate in Q & A
Town Hall Meeting Adjourns
The Next and Final “Seminar + Town Hall” Zoom Virtual Meeting Will be
On Sunday January 3, 2021. The Theme Will be “Rule of Law, Freedom & Justice in America”
Early Voting Ends on December 31. In Person Voting is on Tuesday January 5, 1921
SECTION V
7:15 PM – 7:45 PM 7:45 PM – 8:15 PM
8:15 PM – 8:45 PM
8:45 PM Voting
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