Learn more about AAI alumnus Dr. Emmet Dennis, President of the University of Liberia, one of the oldest institutions of higher learning in West Africa.
AAI alumnus Mohamed Helmy is an Egyptian serial entrepreneur and founder of Progrss, a global data-driven media organization
H.E. Hage Geingob, President of the Republic of Namibia, is an alumnus of The Africa-America Institute (AAI).
Dr. Kwaku Ohene-Frempong, a world-renowned authority on sickle cell disease, is Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Director Emeritus at the Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
An innovator and engineer, Dr. Tralance Addy, an AAI alumnus, previously served as Executive Director of the Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies at Stanford University, before retirement.
Professor Thandika Mkandawire, Chair and Professor of African Development at the London School of Economics, is an alumnus of AAI’s African Scholarship Program of American Universities (ASPAU).
An alumnus of AAI’s African Graduate Fellowship Program (AFGRAD), Sunil Benimadhu is Chief Executive of the Stock Exchange of Mauritius (SEM).
H.E. Alassane Ouattara, President of the Republic of Cote d’Ivoire, is a recipient of AAI’s African Graduate Fellowship Program (AFGRAD).
Mahesh K. Kotecha is President and founder of Structured Credit International Corp. (SCIC), a New York-based firm that provides capital markets advisory services to public and private sector financial institutions in Africa and other emerging markets.