Lukogho joins the USGLC from Raytheon, where she served in their Leadership Development Program as a Business Development Manager and worked on export/import control compliance and U.S. and foreign regulations in international business activities. Her previous experiences include serving as a Legislative Staffer and Press Assistant for U.S. Representative José E. Serrano of New York, a Grants and Policy Manager for BURN Manufacturing in Kenya, and a Business Development Consultant for Groupe Nduom in Ghana. She holds an MBA with a certificate in International Business from Howard University and a BA in Political Science from San Jose State University. She is a member of Women of Color Advancing Peace and Security, a 2018 Africa Business Fellowship alum, and a co-founder of the Congolese Diaspora Impact Summit. Lukogho is originally from the D.R. Congo and considers California and DC to be home.
In honor of Black History Month, the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition invited Travis Adkins, President and CEO of the U.S. African Development Foundation (USADF), to join us in a discussion on his perspective of U.S. development diplomacy. Adkins is...
In honor of Black History Month, below is a brief list of laudable Black Americans whose commitment to America’s leadership in the world, through smart and effective investments in development and diplomacy, have helped advance our interests both at home and abroad.
In celebration of Africa Day 2021 and its 58th anniversary, we had the opportunity to interview Ambassador Cindy Courville, who served as the first U.S. Ambassador to the African Union (AU) from 2006 to 2008. Ambassador Courville’s long and illustrious public service career includes decades of experience shaping and transforming U.S. policy in Africa while serving with the Defense Intelligence Agency, the National Security Council, and as Ambassador to the AU based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.