Tanzania’s Diaspora – Empowering The Tanzanian Diaspora for Socio-Economic Transformation: At Home and Abroad
As the countdown begins, we are excited to invite you to attend the DICOTA 2014 Convention – themed “Empowering Tanzanian Diaspora for Socio-Economic Transformation: At Home and Abroad” – to be held at the Millennium Hotel Durham, 2800 Campus Walk Avenue, Durham NC 27705, U.S.A. from 2nd to 5th of October, 2014.
Ambassador Ombeni Sefue, the Chief Secretary
is the Guest of Honor
The convention brings together members of the Tanzanian Diaspora in the United States America, Tanzanian private sector and government officials; key decision makers from Tanzania and U.S. businesses; financial institutions, and international organizations with vested interest in investment and growth in the country. The conference presents attendees with the latest trade and investment opportunities in all sectors of the economy, while providing a forum for potential partnership formation through many networking opportunities. Based on this year’s theme, all topics and discussion will be centered towards empowering ourselves for Socio-Economic transformation abroad and in Tanzania. Among the invitees, H.E. Amina Salum Ali, the African Union Ambassador to the United States confirmed to be with us and deliver a Keynote Speech for the second day of the convention. If you are considering to be one of the sponsors for the DICOTA 2014 Convention, Click here for the details on sponsorship opportunities. Please plan to attend this extraordinary Convention. Click here to register, early Registration with Great discount Ends September 18, 2014. For more Information about Convention Registration, Hotel Discount Rates and Program visit us at www.dicotaus.org. You can also contact us by email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-952-217-0265 to reach a convention steering committee representative. For hotel reservation with special rates for the convention, click here.
|DICOTA Board||National Volunteers||Steering Committee|
|Mr. Fredrick Mjema – Chair||Ms. Eliza (Mbughuni) Hill||Mr. Geoffrey Lepana – Chair|
|Mr. Lunda Asmani – Secretary||Mr. Ben Kazora||Ms. Anna Simtaji – Secretary|
|Dr. Crispin Semakula – member||Mr. Ngana Andrew-Mziray||Mr. Haji Abdallah|
|Dr. Kurwa Nyigu – Member||Dr. Charles Musiba||Mr. Nasor Basalama|
|Ms. Jessica Che-Mponda -Member||Ms. Kutina Ruhumbika||Ms. Zainab Black|
|Mr. Alfred Nkunga||Dr. Sembua Danieli|
|Ms. Rehema Chuma||Ms. Agnetta Kamugisha|
|Mr. Ezekiel Luhigo||Ms. Nisa Kibona|
|Mr. Brian Lema|
|DICOTA EC||Ms. Stella Mbaga|
|Dr. Ndaga Mwakabuta – President||Ms. Nnali Mbilinyi|
|Dr. Lyungai Mbilinyi – Secretary||Rev. Caleb Migombo|
|Mr. Joel Mburu – Dep. Secretary||Ms. Flora Minja|
|Ms. Emma Kasiga – Treasurer||Mr. Lucas Mmanywa|
|Ms. Jane Temu – Assist. Treasurer||Mr. Sabur Mtarazaki|
|Dr. Lemmy Meekisho – Member||Mr. David Mushi|
|Ms. Oliva Kavishe – Member||Mr. Anthony Ntirugelegwa|
|Ms. Joyce Ogu|
|Mr. Bahati Simtaji|
|Ms. Matilda Tarimo|
|Mr. Sam Temu|
|Ms. Talkia Tumbi|
|Ms. Teddy Tumbi|
Go to https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/37LYCNH submit your DICOTA 2014 Awards – Embracing Our Own! Nominations by 11 pm CT on Sunday, September 7, 2014.
Do you want to take part in nominating the Executive Committee Leaders? Click here: https://www.balloteer.com/bp/nph-bstart?&eid=5487937115576325. Submit your nomination before Septermber 4th, 2014.
About DICOTA: DICOTA is dedicated to the virtuous cycle of improving livelihood, social, and economic development of Tanzania and America. Its main goal is to exchange ideas, best practices and debate issues with intergovernmental agencies and organizations, and strive to be a catalyst for the establishment of better economic, social and cultural cooperation between the United States of America and Tanzania. DICOTA will engage in economic, social and cultural projects and/ or activities that are of mutual benefit to both countries. DICOTA is firmly grounded in the belief of a democratic, non-theocratic, culturally and economically inclusive Tanzania. DICOTA is an independent, non-partisan, non-sectarian organization dedicated to the promotion of knowledge about Tanzania and its economic growth. The organization hopes to be a credible, constructive and independent voice for Tanzania. Through its body of work, DICOTA will serve as a source of constructive dialogue and a catalyst for positive change in Tanzania, and will offer a diverse voice in public discourse in the United States of America on current issues concerning Tanzania. The purpose of DICOTA is to unite and strengthen the Tanzanian American Diaspora and its supporters, in order to enhance the economic, health, and social well being of Tanzanians and Americans.