Tuesday, 4 August 2015

President Obama embraces Nigerian disability-rights activist, (Grace Alache)

Barack Obama embraces Nigerian disability-rights activist and musician Grace Alache Jerry during the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Mandela Washington Fellowship Presidential Summit at the Omni Shoreham Hotel August 3, 2015 in Washington, DC. Identified as Sub-Saharan Africa’s ‘most promising young leaders,’ 500 people were invited by the U.S. State Department for the three-day summit where they interact with representatives from the public, private, and non-profit sectors. AFP


US President Barack Obama (L) shakes hands with Disabled Inspirational Gospel Artist Grace Jerry of Nigeria before delivering remarks at a town hall at the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Mandela Washington Fellowship Presidential Summit in Washington, DC, August 3, 2015. The three-day Summit brings together 500 of sub-Saharan Africa’s most promising young leaders to meet with the President and leading US entrepreneurs, government officials, and civil society representatives.

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