Almaz Negash is the founder and CEO of African Diaspora Network (ADN), a pivotal platform devoted to mobilizing Africans from the diaspora, and encouraging them to explore  innovative approaches for diaspora engagement that go beyond remittances and extend to  sustainable investments on the continent. She has led initiatives such as The African Diaspora Investment Symposium (ADIS), Builders of Africa’s Future, Accelerating Black  Leadership & Entrepreneurship (ABLE), and Impact & Innovation Forums. Ms. Negash serves as one of the 12  members of President Biden’s Advisory Council on African Diaspora Engagement, and has been named as one of Silicon Valley’s 100 outstanding Women of Influence.