AAI Delegation Attends Historic U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit

August 5, 2014

Us-Africa-leaders-summit-slideshowA delegation from The Africa-American Institute (AAI) is attending the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington from Aug. 4-6.

The U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, a historic gathering with nearly 50 African Heads of State and top U.S. officials, will convene to discuss strengthening ties between the United States and the African continent on issues such as trade and investment, promoting inclusive sustainable development, investing in young African leaders and the next generation, and peace and security.The Summit is the largest event any U.S. President has held with African heads of state and government.

Led by AAI President Amini Kajunju, the AAI delegation includes Austin Cooper, AAI Government Affairs representative; Brian McGinley, AAI Development Director; and Mikako Tai, AAI Executive Assistant.

Throughout the Summit, the AAI team will actively engage with White House officials, Members of Congress and many of the African Heads of State who will be in attendance. The delegation will attend official US-Africa Leaders Summit Signature Events, a symposium on science, technology and innovation,  as well as a series of invitation only summit-related events and receptions.

For the latest updates on the US-Africa Leaders Summit, follow @aaiafrica @AminiKajunju & @mikakotai for live tweets or watch livestream: http://1.usa.gov/1s51LbB

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