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Thursday, April 25, 2019: CorpsAfrica hosted a special reception, "CorpsAfrica in Focus" at the Penumbra Foundation in New York City. Featured speakers included Bismack Biyombo of the Charlotte Hornets and His Excellency Edward Yakobe Sawarengera, the Malawi Ambassador to the US. The event also featured a silent auction of photos from the CorpsAfrica community and valuable NBA memorabilia.
Monday, December 17, 2018: CorpsAfrica was delighted to honor Senator Harris Wofford at the Embassy of Malawi in DC. Former Peace Corps Director Aaron Williams was the featured speaker.
On Tuesday, December 5th, CorpsAfrica celebrated International Volunteer Day at the Embassy of the Republic of Malawi near Dupont Circle.
Ambassador Edward Y. Sawerengera of Malawi spoke eloquently about his support for CorpsAfrica in Malawi and across Africa. Thanks to everyone who joined us to support the CorpsAfrica Volunteers and enjoy appetizers, Malawian teas and coffee drinks, Senegalese food and juices, and scrumptious Moroccan pastries and wines. Special thanks to Tyler Lloyd for the great pictures and to our excellent event volunteers: Jessie, Nicole, Lisa, Jonathan, Emmy, and Chris!
You can view pictures of the reception here.
August 5, 2017 - Anne and Doug Reiniger hosted the 2nd Annual BBQ for CorpsAfrica in Jackson Hole, WY with Liz Fanning and featured speaker Bill Hayes from Kosmos Energy.
December 19, 2016 - CorpsAfrica hosted a beautiful reception at the Embassy of Senegal in Washington, DC. Thank you to Ambassador Edward Yakobe Sawerenga, Mr. Aboubacry Sadikh Barry, Mr. Driss Alaoui, our wonderful hosts at the Embassy and everyone who attended.
December 7, 2016 - CorpsAfrica hosted a beautiful reception at the home of board member Karli Hagedorn in New York City, NY. Thank you to Ambassador Necton Mhura, Ambassador Cameron Hume, Kati Marton, our wonderful host and everyone who attended.
December 1, 2016 - CorpsAfrica hosted a beautiful reception at the World Affairs Council in San Francisco, CA. Thank you to the wonderful host committee (Chuck Frankel, Peter and Barbara Gleichenhaus, Karen Keefer, Brett Kuhnert, Steve Carlson, Harold Brooks) and everyone who attended.
August 13, 2016 - CorpsAfrica was delighted to host a BBQ in Jackson Hole, WY. Thank you to everyone who could attend, to our wonderful co-hosts, and especially to Anne and Doug Reiniger, for hosting at their beautiful home.
June 2016 - Steve Carlson (RPCV-Morocco) hosted a beautiful and delicious "Reubens for Rotary" reception at his home in San Carlos, California to raise money to sponsor a CorpsAfrica/Maroc Volunteer and fund a water project in Morocco. Featured speakers included Ambassador Thomas Riley and CorpsAfrica alumnus Mourad Abdennebi (via Skype).
May 4, 2016 - In recognition of his extraordinary support for Ambassador Rachad Bouhlal, CorpsAfrica and Friends of Morocco were very honored to pay tribute to his service as Moroccan Ambassador in Washington, DC. Thank you to Senator Harris Wofford and Ambassador Babacar Diagne from Senegal for participating and to all who attended.
December 2015 - CorpsAfrica hosted a beautiful reception at the Dacor Bacon House. Our wonderful featured speakers included Ambassador Rachad Bouhlal, Ambassador Necton Mhura and Ambassador Babacar Diagne. We were also happy to host our country directors Mamadou Sarr from Senegal and Adam Gaskins from Malawi. Thank you to everyone who attended.