Liberia: Trade and Investment

Date: Thursday, June 20, 2013 - Friday, June 21, 2013
Drexel University, Paul Peck Alumni Center, 32nd and Market Streets Philadelphia, PA

Join GIC for the unique opportunity to hear from the Vice President of Liberia!

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Liberia: Trade and Investment

Vice President Joseph Nyuma Boakai of the Republic of Liberia will join GIC members and friends for an afternoon discussion about Liberia and Africa. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to discuss emerging markets with an executive-level policymaker!

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Date: Thursday, June 20, 2013 - Friday, June 21, 2013 Time: 2:00 PM City: Philadelphia Drexel University, Paul Peck Alumni Center Download iCal


Joseph Nyuma Boakai

Joseph Nyuma Boakai

Vice President of Liberia

His Excellency Joseph Nyuma Boakai, Sr., is a public-spirited patriot and dedicated public servant who has served his country and people diligently. His service to the nation, which spanned more than 35 years, included various positions in government, private sector, agro-related, church and civil society. In all of those responsibilities, Vice President Boakai exhibited exemplary qualities, which is reminiscent of his humble beginnings. Born in the remote village of Worsonga in Foya District, Lofa County, on Nov. 30, 1944, Vice President Boakai has withstood the test of time and epitomized the Liberian adage which states: “It does not matter where you are coming from, but where you are headed.” He is a radiant of hope for his home town and a model citizen.

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