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Omar Arouna

Managing Director
GoodWorks International


As a Managing Director of GoodWorks International* in the Washington DC Office, Mr. Arouna plays a leadership role in engagements joining Fortunes 500 companies with African nations by forging partnerships between the public and private sectors and identifying viable business opportunity for its clients with a particular focus on trade facilitation, market access, infrastructures, energy, ICT, tourism and agribusiness.

Prior to Joining GoodWorks International Mr. Arouna served as the Managing Director and Founder of Global Specialty, LLC, (DBA Geek4Lawyers) a corporation dedicated to providing access to cutting-edge information technologies US to African entities. His clients included a number private companies, international nonprofit organizations and governments.

Mr. Arouna also served as the Information Technology Director for various US corporations and agencies including The Virginia Railway Express and Brickfield Burchette Ritts & Stone -- a private law firm representing clients before United States Government agencies, regulatory commissions and executive branch departments. He has also served as a Network Manager for Africare, the largest private voluntary organization in the United States focused exclusively on Africa, and provided a full range of information management, systems and technologies support during his employment at the World Bank Group.

Mr. Arouna is a graduate of American University and Cheikh Anta Diop University of Dakar, Senegal. He is a certified expert in a range of technology applications. He is fluent in French.

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