DFC CEO Scott Nathan to Discuss Increasing Private Investment in Africa

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Mastercard EVP Tara Nathan to join panel highlighting development priorities during the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit


WASHINGTON – At an event hosted by the Center for Global Development (CGD) on December 16, U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) CEO Scott Nathan will join Mastercard Executive Vice President Tara Nathan on the heels of the second US-Africa Leaders Summit for a conversation about mobilizing private sector investment in Africa.

CEO Nathan will highlight DFC’s commitments to the African continent and discuss opportunities for future investment. EVP Nathan will offer a private sector perspective on the opportunities and challenges to investing in Africa to drive digital financial inclusion.

This event will be a hybrid event held at CGD’s Washington D.C. office and livestreamed on YouTube.

In order to attend in person, please RSVP here. In-person attendees will be required to show proof of vaccination upon arrival and masks are encouraged. Please contact Jeremy Gaines at jgaines@cgdev.org with any questions.

The event will be livestreamed and is open to registered journalists:

Event Title: Increasing Private Investment in Africa: A Conversation with DFC CEO Scott Nathan and Mastercard EVP Tara Nathan

Date and Time: December 16, 2022, 9:00am EST

Location: 2055 L St. NW Ste. 500, Washington DC 20036 and live streamed on YouTube.


U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) partners with the private sector to finance solutions to the most critical challenges facing the developing world today. We invest across sectors including energy, healthcare, critical infrastructure, and technology. DFC also provides financing for small businesses and women entrepreneurs in order to create jobs in emerging markets. DFC investments adhere to high standards and respect the environment, human rights, and worker rights.