Syga Thomas – biography
Syga Thomas, the founding chair of the Thomas Foundation, is an Academy of Achievement fellow and was a US Diplomat for the Department of State between 2008 and 2015. With the Foundation, Syga Thomas is committed to improving lives and preparing young people to become agents of transformative change. To that end, he serves as chairman of the Thomas Foundation, a growing nonprofit that supports art, health and leadership in the District and around the world.
Syga Thomas is also the CEO of Maedwell Companies. His responsibilities include overseeing the firm’s day-to-day operations, benchmarking and implementing new policies and procedures, and setting a strategic vision that incorporates the needs and values of the firm’s employees, clients and community. Thomas is also responsible for managing and developing District Maids and Maedwell Residential Services, Inc., of which he is founder and principal.Read More
Important dates in the life of Syga Thomas
Born in Los Angeles, California
Syga Thomas is born in Los Angeles, California.
Graduates from Columbia University
Syga Thomas obtains BA in History and Sociology.
Creates Maedwell Companies
Syga Thomas launches Real Estate Investment Company.
Receives Academy of Achievement Fellowship
Syga Thomas receives distinguished award.
Graduates from Johns Hopkins University
Syga Thomas obtains MA in International Economics.
Becomes a US Diplomat
Syga Thomas joins the U.S. Department of State.
Creates Maedwell Residential
Syga Thomas launches Property Management Group.
Creates District Maids
Syga Thomas starts residential & commercial cleaning company.
The Thomas Foundation
Syga Thomas launches the Thomas Foundation.
Syga Thomas gets married in Paris, France
A Reader of Niger - Culture, History, Politics
Political and Social History of Niger
One of the world’s most underdeveloped countries, Niger has historically suffered from political instability, social inequalities, weak political institutions and rebellions in the North. This book offers an analysis of political context in Niger, from 1960-today; based on field research in the country.Read More