U.S. Policy in Africa in the 21st Century

Special presentation by Daphne Michelle Titus and Claudia E. Anyaso of the US State Department Bureau of African Affairs

Friday, April 24, 2009
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
10383 Bunche Hall
10th Floor
UCLA Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Claudia E. Anyaso

Claudia E. Anyaso is a member of the Senior Foreign Service of the Unites States Department of State. She has more than 38 years of experience in international affairs encompassing policy planning, research management, administration of educational and cultural programs for the Middle East and Africa, participation in interagency working groups of the National Security Council and political-military planning at the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Ms. Anyaso currently serves as Director of the Bureau of African Affairs Office of Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs. She has served as Cultural Attache at U.S. Embassies in Nigeria and Haiti, and as Counselor for Public Affairs in the Niger Republic where the government decorated her with the Order of Merit of the Niger Republic. Her most recent diplomatic post overseas was at the U.S. Embassy in Abuja, Nigeria where she served as Embassy Spokesperson and Counselor of Public Affairs. Ms. Anyaso is one of the Department of State members of the Implementation Planning Team for AFRICOM

Daphne Michelle Titus

Daphne Michelle Titus is a career Foreign Service Officer with the United States Department of State. She is currently the Regional Affairs Director/Senior Public Diplomacy Advisor/Policy and Coordination Officer in the Bureau of African Affairs Office of Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs. Her previous positions include service as Deputy Chief of Mission/Charge D’affaires in Banjul, The Gambia and at the U.S. Mission to the African Union, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and as Senior Advisor/Domestic Operations Supervisor in the Bureau of Consular Affairs Office of Visa Services. Ms. Titus has also served overseas in Haiti, Cameroon, Kenya and Congo-Kinshasa as well as in Washington as a member of the Foreign Service Board of Examiners and as the Bilateral Western Hemisphere Affairs Officer in the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor. She has traveled throughout Africa and Europe as well as to Saudi Arabia, Canada, Russia, Mexico, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Martinique, Jamaica, India, Burma, Cambodia, Japan, Korea and China.

Cost : Free and open to the public

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African Studies Center

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