Arikana Chihombori Quao
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Arikana Chihombori Quao

Arikana Chihombori Quao

Arikana Chihombori-Quao is a medical doctor and former African Union representative to the United States. She is the CEO and founder of Bell Family Medical Centers in the United States. She was the African Union representative to the US.


Chihombori is outspoken about the implications of the Berlin Conference that took place in Berlin, Germany, in 1885. She lectures about the outcome of the divisions on the continent of Africa that were made. She sees these divisions as a cause of some of Africa’s problems that are still in effect today. She seeks to reunite African states and Africans in the Diaspora.


From 1996 to 2012 Chihombori-Quao she was the Medical Director for Mid Tenn Medical Associates and the Smyrna Ambulance Service.


She has previously served as Chair of the African Union-African Diaspora Health Initiative (AU-ADHI) and the African Union-Diaspora African Forum Americas (AU-DAF).


She was listed in the second publication of 100 Most Influential African Women in 2020 by Avance Media.