US President Joe Biden has appointed Nigerian-born, Enoh Titilayo Ebong, to the post of Director, United States Trade and Development Agency.
Her name and other nominees for different positions in the president’s cabinet have been sent to the US Congress.
Enoh Titilayo Ebong had served in different roles in the USTDA between 2004 and 2019, including serving as the agency’s General Counsel, and Deputy Director.
Before joining the USTDA, Ebong worked as a lawyer in Boston, representing public and private companies.
President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. had appointed Enoh Titilayo Ebong to serve as the Chief Operating Officer of the USTDA and she has been serving as the Acting Director of the agency since then.
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.