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Carl E. Heastie, New York State Assembly Speaker

Carl E. Heastie is the first African American to serve as Speaker of the New York State Assembly, elected by his Assembly colleagues on February 3, 2015. In his first budget as Speaker, he worked closely with members of the Assembly Majority to develop a financial plan that made an historic $1.8 billion investment in […]

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Van Freeman, Senior Advisor to the National Director – U.S. Department of Commerce, Minority Business Development Agency

Van Freeman, Senior Advisor to the National Director U.S. Department of Commerce, Minority Business Development Agency Currently, Van serves as the Senior Advisor to the National Director at Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), where he assists senior management with Agency operation; handles access to capital, access to markets, and innovation through the 44 business centers […]

We welcome the support of the Empire State Development Corporation for the 2nd annual African Union Expo 2016

We welcome the support of the New York State Empire State Development  Corporation again to the Expo this year. Visit AfricanUnionExpo.org for more information for Merchants and general Attendees or email  info@africanunionexpo.com or phone 646-502-9778 Ext. 8002 Mr. Ibrahima S. Souare will be delivering the session titled: “Doing Business with New York State. Ibrahima S. Souare is a native of the […]

Andrew M. Cuomo, Governor of New York

Andrew M. Cuomo, re-elected the 56th Governor of New York State on November 4, 2014, has a lifelong commitment to public service and the proven leadership skills to make government work for the people of the state. Prior to his election as Governor, Andrew Cuomo served four years as New York’s Attorney General. As the […]

Christian Damiba, Director, NYC Business Solutions Upper Manhattan Center

Mr. Christian Damiba directs the day-to-day operations of the two New York City-Business Solution Centers (Upper Manhattan and Washington Heights) managed by Harlem Commonwealth Council Always offering an approachable management style with his enthusiasm, he makes constructive critique an art and crafting a cohesive team climate a science.  Consequently, he methodically sets goals and supports […]

Martin Ezemma, Business Development Specialist, Access to Markets-Africa Focus, Minority Business Development Agency-U.S. Department of Commerce

Business Development Specialist-Access to Markets-Africa Focus Minority Business Development Agency-U.S. Department of Commerce Martin provides business consulting services for minority businesses on Doing Business In Africa.He serves as a member of the President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business In Africa. Martin represents MBDA to coordinate the Africa Diaspora business community engagement through the office of […]