AAI President to Participate in First-Ever African Diaspora Investment Symposium in Silicon Valley

January 22, 2016

African Diaspora Investment SymposiumAAI President Amini Kajunju will participate in the African Diaspora Network’s inaugural African Diaspora Investment Symposium, which will be held January 29-30 in Santa Clara, California.

The 2016 African Diaspora Investment Symposium is the first-ever Silicon Valley event to bring together leaders of the Diaspora and Africa, who are invested in entrepreneurship and in Africa’s dynamic growth.

Kajunju will be a speaker for the panel discussion, “How Might the Diaspora Contribute Human Capital to Africa? “, which will draw attention to how the Diaspora can bring their wealth of knowledge, resources, creativity and experiences back to their homeland to better the lives of Africans on the continent.

The event features accomplished entrepreneurs, private equity firms, venture capitalists, educators, foundations and not-for-profits. Keynote speakers and panelists represent organizations such as Google, USAID, VC4Africa, Global Fund for Women, the World Bank, Calvert Foundation, and IDEO.org.

African Diaspora Network is a growing, diverse community of committed individuals, non- and for-profits, philanthropists, universities, students, community leaders and more. Its mission is to mobilize, inform, engage, and help Africans in the diaspora to collaborate with social entrepreneurs, innovators and business leaders in order to invest in and improve the lives of everyone on the African continent.

Tickets to the African Diaspora Investment Symposium can be purchased online at http://bit.ly/1K5Puw4 . For questions, please e-mail Brittan Stockert at brittan@africandiasporanetwork.org.

 

 

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