September 20, 2016
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
During the opening week of the UN General Assembly and eve of the US-Africa Business Forum, The Africa-America Institute will host its spectacular Annual Awards Gala on Tuesday, September 20, in New York City.
The gala theme is “Education: The Key to Africa’s Economic Growth” . Confirmed honorees include Aliko Dangote, President/Chief Executive of the Dangote Group and Chairman of the Dangote Foundation with the AAI 2016 African Business Leader Award; Stephen Hayes, President and CEO of the Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) with the AAI 2016 U.S. Business Leader Award and Sunil Benimadhu, Executive Director of the Stock Exchange of Mauritius (SEM) with the AAI 2016 Distinguished Alumnus Award.
Distinguished U.S. and African leaders and top diplomats will gather for one of the most high profile Africa-focused event in New York City. The gala will be held on the evening of the Second US-Africa Business Forum.
For more than 60 years, AAI has been dedicated to advancing education and professional training for Africans, and promoting engagement between Africa and America through education, training and dialogue.
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