Harlem News: Ivory Coast President Among Honorees at Africa America Institute Gala

October 2, 2014
PUBLISHED IN Harlem News Group   /   BY Jennifer Cunningham

Harlem-News-Group-LogoThe Harlem News Group featured AAI’s 30th Annual Awards Gala in their Oct. 2 issue of the newspaper.

“If young people are given prospects to earn skills, talents and earn a living wage, their potential is limitless,” Kajunju said.

An example is President Ouattara, who received his PhD from the University of Pennsylvania in the 1970s through a fellowship with the Institute’s African Graduate Fellowship Program. In his speech, he urged those helped by the Africa-America Institute – which offers education, mentorship, leadership training – to give back.

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