FEEEDS Initiative & FE3DS, LLC

CEO Ambassador Robin Renee Sanders

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In Pursuit of Change....For Africa's Economic and Business Development

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Archives - FEEEDS (General list of Media Appearances, Events, Speeches, FEEEDS Activities, Congressional Testimony etc.)

Sanders comments in allafrica.com & on her blog article on the importance of the Africa position at the White House National security Council : http://allafrica.com/stories/201702120101.html; and http://blogitrrs.blogspot.com/2017/02/amb-sanders-comments-on-key-role.html

Amb. Sanders' Al Jazeera Article: Gambia Next Step & No Impunity for Jammeh: http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2017/02/big-hopes-gambia-170204132036125.html

Ambassador Sanders on Al Jazeera English on Gambia's political crisis Jan 18-19, 2017

Appears on Nigeria's TVC news discussing US-Africa relations & New US Administration Jan 21, 2017 https://youtu.be/MLZzu26oa8k

Attends inauguration of 45th President of the United States, Donald Trump, January 20, 2017

Attends London human rights conference, Jan 2017

From October - December 2016:

Ambassador Discusses Africa Policy Now and For the New Administration on Voice of America, November 30, 2016

Dr. Sanders moderates panel in Philly on Financial Program for Diaspora SMEs, November 2016

Ambassador Sanders was key panelist on Future US-Africa policy for the next US Administration at George Washington University Elliot Center October  2016

Dr. Sanders  present a keynote at Yale University's International Women's Leaders Conference, October 2016

Sanders will do a week's residence at Lindenwood University as a visiting scholar, October 2016

As CEO-FEEEDS, Dr. Sanders will present at the World Bank's NGO Forum, October 2016

As Distinguished Public Service Scholar at Robert Morris University (RMU), Dr. Sanders present on RMU's global outlook as a 21st Century University, welcoming RMU's new President.

Sanders attends Global Human Rights session, October 2016

Lecturer & Keynote Speaker, Lindenwood College, Missouri, October 2016

Ambassador Sanders will serve as a delegate to both the Climate Action Summit and Sustainable Investment Session at the United Nations, September 2016

AGOA Ministerial, Member of USTR Africa Advisory Committee, August 2016

VOA's Esther Githui Ewart discusses the political instability in South Sudan with Ambassador Sanders on Political Instability in South Sudan: https://youtu.be/NUB66CzRTsl

Ambassador Sanders Discusses Current South Sudan Crisis on: Aljazeera English: https://fc.aljazeera.net/workflow/jsp/downloadFiles.jsp and Nigeria's Television Continental: https://youtu.be/WITBh-cLkXw

See News Clips on the FEEEDS-Gallup Event on Africa Diaspora SMEs: Allafrica.com: http://allafrica.com/stories/201607181038.html

Ambassador's article with Gallup's Africa Director on Key Africa Development Data: http://allafrica.com/stories/201607181040.html

Diplomatic Courier Newspaper: http://www.diplomaticourier.com/gallup-feeeds-african-diaspora-business-forum/

CEO-FEEEDS & Gallup's Jon Clifton Hosts Africa SME Business Forum. Click here to read more: http://allafrica.com/stories/201607181038.html

Amb. Sanders attends US Chamber American Business Center Program on Today's Africa Business Environment, July 2016

Sanders will meet in small private group meeting with Nigerian Stock Exchange Chairman to hear his views on Nigeria's current economic environment, July 2016

Dr. Sanders will attend meeting with Nigeria's Sultan of Sokoto, July 2016

Ambassador Sanders, CEO-FEEEDS joins Gallup for Key Event on Africa SMEs. President Obama's Special Assistant on Africa opens FEEEDS-GALLUP event: See Press Release: FEEEDS-GALLUP Hosts 3rd Africa Forum, July 14, 2016; Allafrica.com Media Partner 

Ambassador Sanders speaks at Clinton School of Public Service on importance of U.S.-Africa Relations http://blogitrrs.blogspot.com/2016/05/ambassador-sanders-keynotes-at-clinton.html

Dr. Sanders addresses RMU's cyber security students at The Washington Conference Center http://blogitrrs.blogspot.com/2016/05/dr-sanders-keynoteswashington-centers.html

Gallup-FEEEDS Event at Gallup Headquarters, July 2016

"Power Lunch" Show, June 9, 2016, to discuss impact of recent attachs by the new militant group in the oil-rich Niger Delta Region called "Niger Delta Avengers," who have been attacking both oil and gas pipelines in the region, with seven attacks since February 2016. Sanders noted the different goals and objectives of this new Niger Delta militant 2.0, as they are calling for the separation of the region from the rest of the country in order to ensure the revenue from the oil resources are better utilized to help improve the lives of those in the region from education to health services on to of job creation.

Keynote Speaker, Clinton Policy Institute, Arkansas, May 2016

Jakarta, Indonesia, International Visitor Mission, April 2016

Ambassador Sanders briefs Congresswoman Karen Bass on Africa Trade, Investment & Diaspora SME Issues on the Hill as part of a CFA Delegation, March 2016 

Ambassador Sanders attends rounds of Africa Diaspora Meetings with Key U.S. Goverment Leadership: White House, USAID, CFA, March 2016 http://blogitrrs.blogspot.com/2016/03/dr-sanders-attends-africa-diaspora.html 

Ambassador Sanders in conversation with President Obama, March 2016 http://blogitrrs.blogspot.com/2016/03/ambassador-sanders-ceo-feeds-official.html   

Ambassador Sanders with President Obama, March 2016 http://blogitrrs.blogspot.com/2016/03/ambassador-sanders-with-president-obama.html 

Dr. Sanders keynote speech at Medgar Evers College, Brooklyn, New York, March 2016 http://blogitrrs.blogspot.com/2016/03/ambassadors-sanders-keynote-speech.html 

Ambassador Sanders to receive the "Diplomatic Leader Award" from Sister Cities International, March 2016 http://blogitrrs.blogspot.com/2016/03/dr-sanders-receives-sister-cities.html 

Ambassador Sanders on Al Jazeera English on Niger 2016 President Elections and Boko Haram Impact on Region, February 14, 2016

Ambassador Sanders on Al Jazeera English on Feb. 9-10 Boko Haram Attacks in Northern Nigeria, February 11, 2016

Speaker on "Global Youth" CEO John Hope Bryant, January 2016


Recent Events & Media Appearances 2015:

-- Dr. Sanders serves as Visiting Lecturer at Bendictine University (Chicago)  on US-Africa Relations, U.S. National Security, and UN Sustainable Development Goals. Her Keynote Speech focuses on Why Africa is Important to U.S.  

From 2013 - July 2015

2015

-- Ambassador Sanders, CEO-FEEEDS was a featured subject matter expert on Al Jazeera America to discuss the growing security threats along the Sahel region of Africa. She highlights linkages of Nigeria's Boko Haram and the Islamic State. Click here to see show: https://ajam.app.boxcn.net/s/i5r9i2mhl4s0dzt2cvyvjyedi2najguk 

-- Dr. Sanders articles on Huffpost &  Allafrica.com  on Nigerian President Buharia First 120 days: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/amb-robin-renee-sanders/nigeria-president-buhari-_b_8180092.html

http://allafrica.com/stories/201509231566.html

-- Ambassador Sanders attending/participating in following UN mtgs Sept 2015:

a.)General Assembly

b.)US Chamber Africa Initiative Launching

c.)Chaired Int'l African NGO panel on UN SDG's by Nigeria & Kenya.

d.)Nigerian Higher Education Event Recognizing former INEC Chair Prof. Jega.

e.) Presenting on Africa Security - Nigeria Issues at FACE event.

f.) Chairing  a UN-connected session in NYC on Social Accountability for Poverty Redection, September 2015.

g.) Serving as opening speaker and panelist at UN-connected session on Combating Persistent Threats to Africa Peace & Security.

-- Ambassador Sanders Statement on the Untimely Passing of Nigeria's Ambassador to the United States - Professor Adebowale Ibidapo Adefuye. See link: http://blogitrrs.blogspot.com/2015/08/ambassador-sanders-statement-on-passing.html

-- Dr. Sanders serves on panel on Central Africa Republic at US Institute for Peace, July 2015

-- Dr. Sanders on China's CCTV discussing the June 2015 African Union Summit and issues facing the Continent important for the Summit to address. She highlights  the AU needs to be able to better translate their resolutions on the ground, be flexible & have quick reaction to new and crises. Click the link to listen to her comments on CTV's "The Heat," news magazine show http://www.cctv-america.com/livenews 

Ambassador attends President Obama's White House event on AGOA on eve of his historic Kenyan Trip, July 2015

Ambassador Sanders attends range of events for Nigerian President Buhari, July 2015

Dr. Sanders July 2015 Interviews on Pres Obama's Historic Africa Trip; China Cable Newwork; Al Jazeera America

Amb Sanders articles on Nigeria's recent elections & Inauguration of President Buhari: http://blogitrrs.blogspot.com/2015/06/nigerias-new-president-lays-out-buhari.html

http://www.thisdaylive.com/articles/nigeria-s-place-in-africa-s-democraticpgrowth-striving-to-be-a-more-perfect-union/210718/

Dr. Sanders travel on fact-finding mission to Central African Republic, June 2015

Amb. Sanders serves on Brookings Panel on Nigerian Elections, June 2015

Keynote Speaker at 19th Wole Soyinka Lecture: Imperitives for Building Strong African Democracies, June 2015

Human Rights Watch Global Summit, June 2015

Dr. Sanders attends Nigerian President Buhari's Inauguration, May 2015

Dr. Sanders Travels to Cuba on educational tour, April 2015

FEEEDS-Gallup-Allafrica Post-Nigerian Election April 9 Program - Unique Event; Polling Data Highlights Voters Views;@ The FEEEDS Index Launched: http://allafrica.com/stories/201504081819.html 

FEEEDS-Gallup-Allafrica pre-event article by Sanders & Loschky: Big Chance and Challenges Post Election - Survey

Ambassador Sanders serves as official election observer for Nigeria's 2015 election, March 2015

Ambassador Sanders on Al Jazeera English (AJE) from Doha discussing Nigeria's March 28, 2015 election issues, calls for non-violent "free and fair election" with an outcome believable by the Nigerian voters. Click here to see news show: https://app.box.com/s/bl702gw65stlbsfvm79l5gqhg9pnjm66

Clip of Ambassador Sanders Nigerian election interview on Channels TV https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=FTpp0RNu0C8

2014

Ambassador Robin Sanders HuffPost Article: US-Africa Relations, Key Elements Following US-Africa Summit http://www.huffingtonpost.com/amb-robin-renee-sanders/post_8574_b_6111610.html

Ambassador Sanders Gives Keynote Speech at Gannon University on Elements of US-Africa Relations Following the Historic US-Africa Summit; & Lectures on Key Role of Africa in Current Global Landscape

http://www.erietvnews.com/story/27159870/former-ambassador-speaks-on-us-africa-relations 

http://www.goerie.com/former-us-ambassador-to-present-gannon-lectures

October 26-31, 2014 - Visiting Scholar Gannon University www.magazine.gannon.edu

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See Ambassador Sanders on MSNBC: Food Security-Ebola Nexus- http://www.msnbc.com/the-cycle/watch/fighting-ebola-on-a-global-level-343674947959

Ambassador Sanders on CCTV (China Cable Television) discusses current Ebola crisis and next steps that need to be addressed and focused on to stop the spread in the U.S. and West Africa. Sanders served in Republic of Congo during three Ebola outbreaks and notes lessons learned: http://www.cctv-america.com/category/the-heat

Ambassador Sanders provides Al Jazeera America with Updates on Boko Haram: https://ajam.boxcn.net/s/sor41ailatj8d012z1s2

Al Jazeera America’s The Stream, August 4, 2014: https://ajam.app.boxcn.net/s/1alna2ufwyicblvayvn6

Al Jazeera America News 8:30 am August 5, 2014 interview:  https://ajam.app.boxcn.net/s/qz1z3nvmp7fuey4gdthy  

Al Jazeera America’s The Stream, August 4, 2014 : https://ajam.app.boxcn.net/s/1alna2ufwyicblvayvn6

CCTV (China Cable TV):

http://www.cctv-america.com/2014/08/05/second-american-aid-worker-with-ebola-arrives-in-us-for-treatment

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VEQIM5D1r7Q

NPR Boston - 90.9 http://hereandnow.wbur.org/2014/08/06/ambassador-sanders-ebola

 FEEEDS Highlighted in Allafrica.com July 30 for White Paper on Upcoming US-Africa Summit from Gallup July 10 Forum 

http://blogitrrs.blogspot.com/2014/07/feeeds-highlighted-in-allafricacom-for.html

Amb. Sanders on ARISE TV Discusses Upcoming US-Africa Leaders Summit http://www.arise.tv/headline/arise-review-20-07-7483

Amb. Sanders on AJAM - Wither Chibok Girls 100 Days Later https://ajam.boxcn.net/s/0b1eqv2cwu9n4e6o64wj

August 2014 - Dr. Sanders to attend several official US-Africa Summit events, including on Food Security and AGOA

August 2014 - CEO-FEEEDS opening, along with others, AGOA CSO Network Conference

July 2014 - Ambassador Sanders moderates Congressmawoman Bass Town Hall Breakfast on Boko Haram issues

Ambassador Sanders Notes Historic Nature of Upcoming US-Africa Leaders' Summit http://blogitrrs.blogspot.com/2014/07/us-africa-leaders-summit-lets-ensure.html 

FEEEDS-Gallup and Partners Launch 1st Forum Ahead of US-Africa Leaders' Summit http://allafrica.com/stories/201407140001.html?aa_source=mf-hdlns

Ambassador Sanders Underscores Importance of Keeping Boko Haram Issue at Cong. Bass' Congressional Town Hall: Press Release http://t.co/llqprxX7Ps; Video from event http://1.usa.gov/1mmwwUD; Images from event http://bit.ly/1tYvA2I

CEO - FEEEDS Ambassador Sanders Key Partner in Gallup Poll Africa Forum with allafrica.com  http://allafrica.com/stories

July 2014 - Amb. Sanders, CEO-FEEEDS co-host first pre-US-Africa Summit Forum with Gallup Poll,

June 2014 - Sanders testifies before the House Foreign Affairs Africa Sub Committee on Nigeria and Boko Haram Issues

Ambassador Sanders on Al Jazeera June 30, 2014 on Boko Haram unabated attacks and kidnapping

https://ajam.app.boxcn.net/s/2eg9s5oh9i5d55w41kbf

Dr. Sanders on Boko Haram - Highlights Northeast Nigerian Vigilante Groups as Elements on FEEEDS' Human Rights Watch List:

http://www.blogitrrs.blogspot.com/2014/06/boko-haram-continues-unabated-nigerias.html

Dr. Sanders on New York City June 24 WNYC Radio Program on Abuja & Kano Bombings:

http://www.thetakeaway.org/story/new-kidnappings-show-boko-haram-not-fazed-international-threats/

Ogebe, Sanders, Others Testify Against Boko Haram Before US Congress

http://leadership.ng/news/374288/human-rights-leaders-testify-boko-haram-us-congress

FEEEDS, Allafrica.com, and Africa Society at Gallup Headquarters on US-Africa Summit

Dr. Sanders submitted  U.S.Testimony on Boko Haram (#BringBackOurGirls):

http://blogitrrs.blogspot.com/2014/06/amb-sanders-june-11-2014-us-congress.html

FEEEDS-CEO Testifies Before US Congress June 11, 2014 on Boko Haram Issues:

http://blogitrrs.blogspot.com/2014/06/us-congress-notice-june-11-2014.html  

FEEEDS-CEO Discusses US-Africa Trade at Philadelphia's African-Caribbean Business Roundtable June 2014

May 2014 - Sanders Testifies before House Foreign Affiars Sub Committee on Situation in Central Africa Republic

May 2014 - Nigeria Trip for WEF 

Amb. Sanders on Nigeria's ChannelsTV - SME's Leaders & Diaspora Issues Missing From WEF Agenda:

http://www.channelstv.com/2014/05/10/u-s-envoy-calls-for-more-foreign-investment-in-nigeria/
 
Ambassador Sanders on MSNBC - Interview on Boko Haram, #BringBackOurGirls, May 15, Live from Lagos

Ambassador Sanders on MSNBC 11:30 am EST May 15 on Boko Horam Video, US Assistance

Ambassador Sanders on BBC Boko Haram, #BringBackOurGirls, Notes Types of Assistance Nigeria Needs (interview starts midway, after report on South Sudan):  

http://www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/series/newshour

Sanders on Bloomberg News May 9, 12:30 pm Abuja Time

Ambassador Sanders on Diane Rehm Show on Nigerian Abducted Girls, May 8, 2014:

http://thedianerehmshow.org/shows/2014-05-08/update-nigerian-schoolgirl-abduction

Economic Forum, Visits to Economic Development Projects

Importance of Regional Integration Remarks @ US-Africa Trade Conference, May 2014, Miami http://blogitrrs.blogspot.fr/2014/05/feeeds-ceo-ambassador-robin-renee.html

Ambassador Sanders on VOA Straight Talk Africa Program on Boko Haram Abduction of Girls (#BringBackOurGirls) May 7, 2014:

http://www.voanews.com/media/video/straight-talk-africa/1899827.html?z=0&zp=1

Ambassador Discusses Abduction of Young Nigerian Girls; US Assistance-Live from Abuja:

http://www.thetakeaway.org/story/us-joins-search-missing-nigerian-girls/

Sanders' testimony on CAR before the U.S. Congress Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Initiative, M

Ambassador Sanders Highlights Issues Nigeria faces with Boko Haram April 2014 Attacks

https://ajam.box.com/s/0k9apgs2n2z57if1v4zd

Ambassador Sanders discuss 20th Anniversary-Rwanda Genocide on Al Jazeera

https://ajam.box.com/s/r49fsm1cgbtaslyad07u

FEEEDS Advocacy Initiative & Operation HOPE Co-Host Key 2014 World Bank Civil Society Forum on New Technologies & Financial Literacy Tools for Global At-Risk Communities

May  2014:

http://blogitrrs.blogspot.com/2014/05/sanders-testifies-before-us-congress-on.html

FEEEDS Advocacy Initiative & Operation HOPE Co-Host Key 2014 World Bank Civil Society Forum

Dr. Sanders Discusses Conflict on CAR on VOA

http://www.voanews.com/media/video/straight-talk-africa/1830923.html?z=0&zp=1

Sanders on AlJazeera panel of Central African Republic

 http://america.aljazeera.com/watch/shows/inside-story/Insiders/2014/2/18/can-france-and-theafricanunionbringpeacetocentralafricanrepublic.html

2013

Lagos Media coverage of FEEEDS/Sanders on SME development:

Sanders's interview with Nigeria's Business Day - on Nigeria's Economic Development http://businessdayonline.com/2013/11/nigeria-is-in-a-fairly-good-position-on-economic-growth/

YouTube Video: Bank of Industry Empowers Entrepreneurs - Nov 6, 2013 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HnsLOfLN368

Business Day: BOI, Western Union, others foster financial growth for SMEs - Nov 7, 2013 http://businessdayonline.com/2013/11/boi-western-union-others-foster-financial-growth-for-smes/