Portsmouth, United Kingdom, January 25, 2024
Today, South Carolina State Representative and Attorney, Rosalyn D. Henderson Myers, took the stage at the highly anticipated Global African Partnership Forum held at the House of Lords in London. The event, which occurred from 12 p.m. to 2.30 p.m., featured Myers delivering a keynote address on the theme, “Africa: Sustaining the African Renaissance: Collaboration, Innovation, and Partnerships.”
With a distinguished career in law and a profound commitment to community activism, Myers has earned widespread recognition for her impactful contributions. Currently practicing law in Spartanburg, she has served in various states, including Alabama, Louisiana, Florida, and Pennsylvania. Notably, she held a judicial role in the Alabama state court and received the National Bar Association Division of the Year award as Chair of the Women Lawyers Division, the association’s highest honour for a division.
In addition to her legal pursuits, Rosalyn holds leadership roles in esteemed organisations such as the Spartanburg Chapter of Links Inc., Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Mobile Meals of Spartanburg, and the National Bar Association, where she chairs the Women Lawyers Division. Recently concluding her term as City Council Member for District 3, Rosalyn assumed the role of the new Representative for District 31 in South Carolina on January 5th.
The Global African Partnership Forum stands as a prestigious and influential gathering of global African stakeholders. It was meticulously created to act as a catalyst for vital partnerships, powerful alliances, and productive relationships that impact the African corporate and political world. Pioneering revolutionary ideas to spur economic growth, innovation, and sustainable development throughout the continent, this exclusive forum brings together visionary leaders, industry experts, investors, and decision-makers.
Other distinguished dignitaries and speakers confirmed to attend the event included Prof. Antonio Andreoni, Professor of Development Economics at SOAS University of London; Dr. Adewale Peter Obadare, the Founder and Chief Visionary Officer (CVO) of Digital Encode Limited, Nigeria; Mr. Sanjeev K.S. Gopaul, Founder of Credentia Group, Mauritius; Baroness Sandip Verma, Member House of Lords; and Mr. Kennedy Mwila, Managing Director, Lusaka South Multi-Facility Economic Zone Limited, Zambia, among others.
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