United States President Joe Biden has nominated Nigerian-born Enoh Titilayo Ebong for Director of the United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA).
Gatekeepers News reports that Ebong has been serving as the Acting Director of the USTDA since February 2021 following her appointment by the American President. She had, between 2004 to 2019, served in a variety of roles, most recently as the agency’s General Counsel, and Deputy Director.
Ebong served as the Head of Strategic Partnerships at the Milken Center for Advancing the American Dream, where she drove the development of strategic partnerships to expand access to education, health, financial empowerment, and entrepreneurship.
She practised law at the Boston office of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. representing public and private companies in offerings, financing transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance issues.
Ebong earned her JD from the University of Michigan Law School, a Master of Arts in Communication from the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania, and a Master of Arts in History, with honours, from The University of Edinburgh, Scotland.
A member of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Bar. Ebong was born in Nigeria and spent her formative years there. She resides in Washington, D.C.