FEEEDS Initiative & FE3DS, LLC

CEO Ambassador Robin Renee Sanders

                                                                               & 

In Pursuit of Change....For Africa's Economic and Business Development

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Dr. Sanders Moderates Congressional Breakfast TownHall on Boko Haram Issues under Leadership of Cong. Bass. Nigerian Ambassador Adefuye & U.S. Ambassador Jackson were expert panalists 

Upcoming Events-Keynotes-Lectures:    

  • Dr. Sanders will travel to international human rights conference, May 2017
  • Sanders will receive award for SME Advocacy from the Minority Enterpreneur Association, May 2017
  • Sanders will attend the World Bank & IMF Spring Meeting, April 2017
  • Sanders launches new book on Africa SMEs Atlanta & Washington, April 2017
  • Dr. Sanders will do a TED Talk on Role of Small and Medium Size Enterprises - Atlanta, April 2017
  • Sanders receives Int'l Women's Day Advocacy Award from IamWanda, March 2017
  • Dr. Sanders will be a visiting scholar at Duquesne University, March 2017
  • Dr. Sanders will do a TED Talk on Importance of Cultural Signs and Symbols - Richmond, February 2017
  • Sanders travels to London for human rights conference, Jan 2017
  • Ambassador Discusses Africa Policy Now and For the New Administration on Voice of America, November 30, 2016
  • Ambassador Sanders -panelist on future US-Africa policy for the next US Administration at George Washington University Elliot Center, October 24, 2016
  • Dr. Sanders - keynote at Yale University's International Women's Leaders Conference, October 2016
  • Sanders - week's residence at Lindenwood University as a visiting scholar, October, 2016
  • As CEO-FEEEDS, Dr. Sanders - World Bank's NGO Forum on Entrepreneurship, October 2016
  • As Distinguished Public Service Scholar at Robert Morris University (RMU), Dr. Sanders - RMU's global approach as a 21st Century University as part of inauguration of RMU's new President. October 2016.
  • Sanders  - Human Rights meeting, October 2016
  • Ambassador Sanders - delegate to Climate Action Summit and Sustainable Investment Session at the United Nations, September 2016
  • FEEEDS Advocacy Initiative co-host event with Gallup World Poll & Allafrica.com on key role of "Africa Diaspora SMEs," Gallup Headquarters, Washington, DC
  • Dr. Sanders - appeared on CNBC "Power Lunch", midday show on recent Niger Delta conflicts, June 2016
  • Ambassador Sanders - Global Summit on Human Rights Issues - Human Rights Watch, Berlin, Germany; will visit Syria Refugee Shelter - June 2016
  • Dr. Sanders - Speaks on Cyber Security & Global Trends - Robert Morris University Washington Week at the Washinton Center, forensic security students, May 2016
  • Ambassador Sanders - at the Clinton Policy Institute, Hope Arkansas on Development Issues as National Security Issues, May 2016
  • Lecturer & Keynote Speaker, Linden wood College, Missouri, October 2016
  • AGOA Ministerial, Member of USTR Africa Advisory Committee, August 2016
  • Jakarta, Indonesia, International Visitor Mission, April 2016
  • St. Petersburg, Russia, International Visitor Mission, April 2016
  • Human Rights Advocacy Trip, Indonesia, April 2016
  • Fact-finding Mission, Russia, April 2016
  • Ambassador Sanders briefs Congresswonam Karen Bass on Africa Trade, Investment & Diaspora SME Issues on the Hill as part of a CFA Delegation, March 2016
  • Keynote Speaker Medgar Evers, International Women's Day Conference, March 2016
  • Ambassador Sanders - receives "Diplomatic Leader Award" from Sister Cities International, March 2016
  • Book Signing, International Women's Day Event, Willard Hotel, Washington DC, March 2016
  • Amb. Sanders - Int'l African NGO panel pre-UN SDG's by Nigeria & Kenya - Sept 2015
  • Amb. Sanders - UN mtgs Sept 2015: - General Assembly, US Chamber Africa Initiative , Dinner for Nigerian Pres. Buhari,                           - Nigerian Higher Education Event Recognizing former INEC Chair Prof. Jega                                                                                              - Presenting on Africa Security - Nigeria FACE event
  • Ambassador Sanders - UN-related session in NYC on Social Accountability for Poverty Reduction, September 2015
  • Dr. Sanders - opening speaker and panelist at UN-related session on Combating Persistent Threats to Africa Peace & Security
  • Ambassador Sanders Lectures on US-Africa Policy Issues for West Africa at Foreign Service Institute Session for USG diplomats and civil servants working on African issues.
  • Fact-finding Mission to Congo Brazzaville and UNDP speaker in Central African Republic, June 2015
  • Keynote Speaker "Key Development Areas for Nigeria," June 2015
  • Speaker on Nigeria in Transition Panel, Brookings Institute, June 2015
  • Human Rights Watch Global Summit, Chicago, June 2015
  • Keynote Speaker "Deepening Nigeria's Democracy," May 2015
  • Dr. Sanders Travels to Havana Cuba for Volunteer Work with NGO groups & farmers, April 2015
  • Ambassador Sanders Keynote Speaker at Gwinnett College, Lawrenceville, Georgia, April 2015
  • Ambassador Sanders Speaking at World Affairs Council on Nigerian Elections, April 2015
  • CEO-FEEEDS Launching the @FEEEDS® Index, At Gallup Headquarters, Washington, DC, April 2015
  • Ambassador Sanders participated as Election Observer, Nigerian 2015 Elections, March 2015
  • March 2015 - World Affairs Council Book Event, March 2015 at University of Califormia, Washington Center, followed by national broadcast of event on World Affiars TODAY, Sunday, March 22 at 9am on MHz Worldview
  • June - Keynote Speaker, Nigerian Diaspora Conference, Washington, DC
  • June - Chicago, Human Rights Watch
  • May 2015 - Keynote Speaker, Nigerian Diaspora Conference, Houston, Texas
  • Visiting Scholar - Georgia Gwinnet College, April 2015
  • April 2015 - Tunis, Human Rights Watch
  • March 2015 - Lecturer and Keynote Speech, Civil Rights & The Global Context, Gwinett University, Georgia
  • Analyst, Nigerian Elections - Channels TV, Nigeria, February 2015
  • Guest on Next Word TV, February 2015
  • FEEEDS - White House Black History Month Program, February 2015
  • USTR - Economic Community of East Africa Meeting, February 2015
  • February 2015 - American University, Washington, DC, Keynote speaker & Uli Book Event
  • February 2015 - Uli Book Launch, Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, a Black History Month Featured Event
  • Dr. Sanders on VOA, Nigeria's Upcoming Presidential Election, February 4, 2015
  • Ambassador Sanders on CCTV (China-TV) February 4, The Heat, Roundup on Africa: Boko Haram, AU election of Mugabe, February 2, 2015
  • Smithsonian National Museum of Africa Art host Ambassador Sanders for event on her book - "Legendary Uli Women of Nigeria", Washington, DC, during Black History Month, February 10, 2015. NMAA Director Dr. Johnnetta Cole will do a conversation segment with with Dr. Sanders during the event.
  • Dr. Sanders on CNN International on recent attacks in Baga, Northeastern Nigeria by Boko Haram, Atlanta, January, 2015
  • Dr. Sanders speaking on Financial Inclusion at Operation Hope Global Summit, Atlanta, January, 2015
  • Commissioning of Nigeria Affordable Housing Project, Abuja, January 2015
  • Ambassador Sanders speaks on Key Role of Mobile Banking at Operation Hope Global Summit, Atlanta, January 2015
  • Newseum Event, December 15, 2014
  • Nigeria Book Launch, "The Legendary Uli Women of Nigeria" December 4, 2014
  • Visit to Privatization Power Center, Abuja, Nigeria, December 2, 2014
  • Affordable Housing Conference, Abuja, Nigeria, December 1 - 2, 2014
  • Nigeria Stakeholder Mtg on Housing, December 2014
  • Nigeria Book Launch, The Legendary Uli Women of Nigeria, December 2014
  • Al Jazeera America "Consider This" Show, November 2014
  • Advocacy on AGOS, US Congress, November 2014
  • Congressional Meeting on post US-Africa Summit issues, November 17, 2014
  • Operation HOPE, HOPE Center Program on Dr. Sanders' Book - Legendary Uli Women of Nigeria, November 14, 2014
  • CNN Interview of Dr. Sanders Book - Legendary Uli Women of Nigeria, CNN Headquarters, Atlanta, November 12, 2014
  • Atlanta Book Launch of Dr. Sanders' Book - Legendary Uli Women of Nigeria - Hosted by Georgia Council of International Visitors, November 12, 2014
  • Attending 50th Gala Event at Smithsonian African Art Museum in honor of The Cosby's and Nigerian Artist Bruce Onabrokpeya, November 7, 2014
  • White House Big Table Event, November 6, 2014
  • Visiting Scholar under Woodrow Wilson Program, Gannon University, Erie, PA October 26-31, 2014 www.magazine.gannon.edu
  • Human Rights Watch Session, New York October 14-18, 2014
  • Speaker - Songhai Model - Climate Smart Food Security, World Bank Annual Mtgs October 10, 2014
  • U.S. Trade Representative Session October 9, 2014
  • Speaker on Financial Inclusion at World Bank Annual Mtgs October 9, 2014
  • Roundtable with Valerie Jarrett, Washington, DC October 8, 2014
  • Human Rights Watch, October 2014
  • World Bank Civil Society Session on Presenter on Climate Smart African Agriculture: Songhai Model, October 2014
  • Dr. Sanders will be the Visiting Scholar under the Center for Independent Colleges Fellows Program at Gannon University, Erie, PA, October 2014
  • FEEEDS-CEO co-host World Bank CSO session with Operation HOPE, October 2014
  • Robert Morris University Innovative Awards event, September 2014
  • Ambassador Sanders at Center for Strategic Studies private session on Upcoming Nigerian Elections, September 2014
  • Dr. Sanders discusses Sustainable Development at National Public Administration Event, September 2014
  • Ambassador Sanders keynote speaker at StartupAfrica Conference- Deleware, September 2014
  • FEEEDS-CEO attends UNGA events on Food Security, Africa Investor at New York Stock Exchange, Official Panel presenter at Congressional Black Caucus Braintrust event, Council on Foreign Relations, with Tunisia President, Africa Center Event, September 2014
  • US-Africa Summit FEEEDS-CEO participates in official events on Food Security/Resilience, First Lady Michelle Obama and Mrs Bush Event, AGOA Ministerial, CSO Forum, ECOWAS signing, U.S. Congress event, and side events at National Museum of African Art, White House Briefing on Summit, Meetings with Republic of Congo President, Press Dinner with Nigerian President, August 2014
  • Allafrica.com releases FEEEDS co-drafted White Paper on Key US-Africa Summit Issues, July 2014
  • Dr. Sanders to attend several official US-Africa Summit events including event on Africa's Food Security, AGOA Ministerial, Africa Equity Investment Session, CSO Forum, Power Africa Panel, Several luncheons, receptions and dinners for several African Presidents, Smithsonian African Leading Women's event. US-Africa Summit is August 4-6, 2014
  • CEO-FEEEDS opening, along with others, AGOA CSO Network Conference, August 2014 
  • Amb. Sanders on AJA - Wither Chibook Girls 100 Days Later, July 2014
  • Amb. Sanders on ARISE TV Discusses Upcoming US-Africa Leaders Summit, July 2014
  • Amb. Sanders, CEO-FEEEDS co-host first pre-US-Africa Summit Forum with Gallup Poll, Allafrica.com, and Africa Society at Gallup Headquarters, July 2014
  • Dr. Sanders on DAI's Africa Development Forum, July 2014
  • Amb. Sanders co-host Africa Forum on Upcoming US-Africa Leaders' Summit, July 2014
  • Amb. Sanders moderate Cong. Bass Breakfast TownHall on Boko Haram, July 2014
  • Dr. Sanders attending ACSS on Africa's Security ahead of the US-Africa Summit, July 2014
  • Dr. Sanders to address African Ambassador on Trade & Investment at Philadelphia's Enterprise Center, June 2014
  • Importance of Regional Integration Remarks @ US-Africa Trade Conference, May 2014, Miami
  • Sanders on Bloomberg News May 9, 12:30 pm Abuja Time
  • Ambassador Sanders on Diane Rehm Show on Nigerian Abducted Girls, May 8, 2014
  • World Economic Forum Africa Region, Abuja, Nigeria, May 2014
  • World Bank Spring Meetings Civil Society Workshop on Addressing Global Policy, "The Role of Agile Technologies & Financial Literacy in Ending Poverty", April 2014.
  • University of Michigan - STEM Conference "Agile Manufacturing, Design, Innovation for Africa: The Songhai Model, April 2014.
  • National Defense University, "The Role of Africa's Youth Bulge in Economic Development," March 2014.
  • State Department International Visitor Leader Program - Africa Region - "African Urbanization and Development Issues", March 2014.
  •  Robert Morris University - Lecture on Human Cultural Communication, March  2014.
  •  National Endowment for Democracy - Role of African Legislatures, March 2014.
  • National Defense University - Importance of African youth Bulge, March 2014.
  • Book Release, Legendary Uli Women of Nigeria, May 2014.
  •  Operation Hope - Inside Hope event, January 2014.
  • Human Rights Watch Burma Trip, January-February 2014.
  • Brookings Insitute Africa Program - Review of Africa 2013, January 2014.
  • Fund Raiser for Congresswoman Bass, January 2014.
  • U.S. Trade Representative US-EU Stakeholders Session, December 2013.
  • World AIDS Event at Woodrow Wilson Center, December 2013.
  • Library of Congress event for Linda Thoms-Greenfield, December 2013.
  • SME Acess to Financing, Lagos, Nigeria, November 2013.
  • Hope Financial Summit, Atlanta, November 2013.
  • World Bank, Presentation on Models for Financial Inclusion in the Developing World, Civil Society Panel, Operation Hope, October 2013. 
  • African Center for Strategic Studies, National Defense University, October 2013.
  • Woodbury Speaking Event, Connecticut - Global Landscape, October 2013.
  •  New York Stock Exchange Visit with Nigerian President & Delegation, September 2013.
  • Africa Leadership Magazine, New York, September 2013.
  •  Great Black Speakers Featured Speaker, September 2013

 

Click Link to See Sanders 2015-2010 Keynotes & Speeches

http://www.blogitrrs.blogspot.com/p/speeches.html

 

Example of Sanders' Keynote Speeches & Lectures

University of Michigan - STEM Conference - April 2014: "Agile Technologies - Advancement in Africa Addressing Development Needs"

World Bank Spring Meetings Civil Society Workshop on Addressing Global Policy - April 2014: "The Role of Agile Technologies &Financial Literacy in Ending Poverty"

State Department International Visitor Leader Program - African Region - March 2014: "African Urbanization and Development Issues"

Robert Morris University - Human Cultural Communication - March 2014

Civic Center, Lagos Nigeria - SME Development - November 2013

African Center for Strategic Studies, National Defense University, Washington, D.C. – July 2013: Security Sector Reform: Case Study of Today’s Nigeria

National Defense College, Nigeria – June 2013: Importance of Human Cultural Communication & Strategic Communications in Warfare

Africa Leadership Magazine Conference, Houston, Texas – May 2013: Africa’s Energy Needs: The Role of SME’s

ANNID Conference, Houston – May 2013: The Role of the African Diaspora in Development

Furman University – April 2013: The Positives & Challenges, Africa-China

Furman University - April 2013: The Elements of Leadership

American University, Washington, D.C. – April 2013: Nigeria 2011 & What’s Ahead for 2015?

Westminster College (Fulton, Missouri, March 2013), Furman University – Riley International Institute (Greenville, SC, April 2013), - The New Developing World Agricultural & Environment Model: The Songhai Experience

Westminster College – March 2013: The New Global Landscape & Your Role In It

Robert Morris University – February 2013: Information Systems – Seeing Culture as an Information System; Importance of Human Cultural Knowledge

National Defense University Washington, DC – January 2013: Africa Youth Bulge: What it means for the Future; The Africa-China Relationship

All Nigerian in the Diaspora (ANNID, Los Angeles) – November 2012: Next Steps for Nigeria

University of South Florida, Tampa – November 2012: Northern Nigeria & Mali Security Issues

National Defense College of Nigeria – November 2012: US 2012 Elections: Implications & Lessons for Africa

National Defense University Washington, DC – November 2012: Northern Nigerian Security Issues

Robert Morris University – October 2012: The New Developing World Agricultural & Environment Model: The Songhai Experience

Robert Morris University (Pittsburgh) – September 2012: Leadership, US Role in Global Community

Foundation for Skills Development Women’s SME Conference, Nigeria – July 2012: Role of Women in Development & Importance of Small and Medium Size Enterprises

California State University, Sacramento – April 2012: Africa Policy & the Continent’s Future

National Public Radio, Sacramento – April 2012: Importance of Economic Development

Robert Morris University (Pittsburgh) – September 2012: Leadership, US Role in Global Community

Foundation for Skills Development Women’s SME Conference, Nigeria – July 2012: Role of Women in Development & Importance of Small and Medium Size Enterprises

California State University, Sacramento – April 2012: Africa Policy & the Continent’s Future

National Public Radio, Sacramento – April 2012: Importance of Economic Development

Robert Morris University (Pittsburgh) – September 2012: Leadership, US Role in Global Community

Foundation for Skills Development Women’s SME Conference, Nigeria – July 2012: Role of Women in Development & Importance of Small and Medium Size Enterprises

California State University, Sacramento – April 2012: Africa Policy & the Continent’s Future

National Public Radio, Sacramento – April 2012: Importance of Economic Development

Robert Morris University (Pittsburgh) – September 2012: Leadership, US Role in Global Community

Foundation for Skills Development Women’s SME Conference, Nigeria – July 2012: Role of Women in Development & Importance of Small and Medium Size Enterprises

California State University, Sacramento – April 2012: Africa Policy & the Continent’s Future

National Public Radio, Sacramento – April 2012: Importance of Economic Development

Robert Morris University (Pittsburgh) – September 2012: Leadership, US Role in Global Community

Foundation for Skills Development Women’s SME Conference, Nigeria – July 2012: Role of Women in Development & Importance of Small and Medium Size Enterprises

California State University, Sacramento – April 2012: Africa Policy & the Continent’s Future

National Public Radio, Sacramento – April 2012: Importance of Economic Development

Robert Morris University (Pittsburgh) – September 2012: Leadership, US Role in Global Community

Foundation for Skills Development Women’s SME Conference, Nigeria – July 2012: Role of Women in Development & Importance of Small and Medium Size Enterprises

California State University, Sacramento – April 2012: Africa Policy & the Continent’s Future

National Public Radio, Sacramento – April 2012: Importance of Economic Development

Noted Lecturer & Conference Presentations:

As an inductee of the prestigious Academy of Diplomacy, Ambassador Sanders was honred for "having served the President and People of the United States with Distinction in the Practice of Diplomacy." The Academy is composed of persons who have had distinguished careers in diplomacy or have made notable contributions to American foreign policy in other ways.

American University, Washington D.C. - April 2013: Nigeria's 2015 elections

Woodrow Wilson Center Africa Program – Washington, D.C. – April 2013: Women in Technology

National Defense University College of International Security Affairs (CISA) Washington, D.C. – January 2013:  The Positives of the Africa Youth Bulge & Role of Demographics in Strategic Thinking

Bank of Industry, Lagos, Nigeria – November 2012: Importance of SME and PPP’s for the Developing World

Operation Hope, Atlanta – November 2012: Mobile Money:  The Developing World is Ahead

Bank of Industry, London – August 2012: Global Food Security, The New Model

National Defense University College of International Security Affairs (CISA), Washington, D.C. – November 2012: Boko Horam Emergence & Northern Nigeria Security Issues

Export-Import Bank of the United States – Washington, D.C. – April 2012: Nigeria’s Agricultural Sector: What the Future Can Look Like?

See: http://www.blogitrrs.blogspot.com/p/speeches.html for earlier keynotes, lectures, and conference presentations