October 31, 2022 - Rosa Whitaker was delighted to recognize National Women’s Small Business Month by sharing my experiences in an interview with Allison Dembeck (Aitken), Vice President of Education, Labor Advocacy, and Government Affairs at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Read more.
June 14, 2022 - If anyone has good reason to be appalled by Putin’s revanchist designs to raise the Russian empire from the ash heap of history, it is the people of Africa. Read more.
Feb 14, 2022 - Neither the Biden administration nor lawmakers from either party are paying urgently needed, “high-level” attention to U.S. trade policy toward Africa, according to Rosa Whitaker, who warns that the U.S. is failing to recognize the continent’s “strategic importance” in countering China. Read here
Oct 11, 2021 - In a feature for Jeune Afrique's Africa Report Magazine (Q4 2021 edition), Rosa Whitaker calls for a radical U-turn in US Africa policy. Read here
May 18, 2021 - 21 years ago today, the landmark AGOA became law, inaugurating a new era in US-Africa economic relations. We now need a bold new approach that builds on AGOA. This is a moment to take stock and chart a course for the future. Read more.
Rosa Whitaker, on Wednesday, November 17, 2021, delivered her testimony at the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade hearing on “Strengthening the US-Africa Trade and Investment Relationship,” with other key stakeholders.