Leona Forman, BrazilFoundation’s Founding President, was in Washington DC to speak about Diaspora Communities at the Global Diaspora Forum.

This three-day event, organized by the Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton’s Global Partnership Initiative in collaboration with USAID and the Migration Policy Institute, brings together leaders from diaspora communities across the country to discuss and collaborate on projects related to development and diplomacy with their countries of origin.  The Global Diaspora Forum aims to recognize, celebrate, and inspire the work of American diaspora communities to contribute to the development of and diplomatic relations with their countries of origin.

For more information about the Forum, please visit: www.diasporaalliance.org.