The USGLC hosted the 2024 Global Impact Forum in Washington D.C. on June 3, 2024, convening top policy and political leaders from across the country – bringing together diverse voices from the national security, business, non-profit, and faith communities – at a pivotal moment as America faces growing global threats.

Watch the full sessions here:

The Escalating Global Challenges

  • Jake Sullivan, National Security Advisor
  • Liz Schrayer, President and CEO, USGLC

A National Security Approach for the 21st Century

  • General C.Q. Brown, Jr., Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • Liz Schrayer, President and CEO, USGLC

Economic Security is National Security

  • Amos Hochstein, Deputy Assistant and Senior Advisor to the President for Energy & Investment, The White House
  • Candi Wolff, Executive Vice President, Global Government Affairs, Citi; Chair, USGLC
  • Lt. Gen. Douglas Lute, USA (Ret.), U.S. Ambassador to NATO (2013-2017)
  • Luke Lindberg, President & CEO, South Dakota Trade (Moderator)

An America First Foreign Policy

  • The Honorable Chad Wolf, Executive Director, America First Policy Institute
  • Michelle Bekkering, Director of National Engagement, USGLC (Moderator)

Global Food Security: The Transformative Power of Humanitarian Assistance

  • Secretary Tom Vilsack, U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • Governor David Beasley, Executive Director, World Food Programme (2017-2023)
  • Dina Esposito, Assistant to the Administrator, Bureau for Resilience, Environment & Food Security, USAID
  • Rep. Steny Hoyer, U.S. House of Representatives (D-MD)
  • Cory Reed, President, Agriculture & Turf Division: Large & Precision Agriculture, Americas and Australia, Deere & Company
  • The Hon. Dan Glickman, Chairman, Board of Directors, Hunger Free America, USGLC (Moderator)

The U.S.-Africa Strategic Partnership

  • Ambassador Reuben Brigety, U.S. Ambassador to South Africa
  • Enoh Ebong, Director, U.S. Trade & Development Agency
  • Major General Kenneth Ekman, Director, Strategy, Engagement and Programs, U.S. Africa Command
  • The Hon. J. Peter Pham, Distinguished Fellow, Africa Center, The Atlantic Council
  • Roslyn Brock, Chief Global Equity Officer, Abt Global (Moderator)

Game Changers: The Public Ambassadors Leading Team USA

  • Stephen Howard, NBA Player (1992-2008), Sports Envoy, U.S. Department of State
  • Rep. Sydney Kamlager-Dove, U.S. House of Representatives (D-CA )
  • Jim McGreevy, Vice President, Public Policy & Government Relations, The Coca-Cola Company
  • Dan Mickelson, Sports Diplomacy Chief, U.S. Department of State
  • Dana Bruce, Director of Development and Strategic Partnerships, USGLC (Moderator)