Chevron is honored with the AAI Award for Corporate Leadership and Philanthropy for its social investment programs focusing on leadership and skills that lead to economic empowerment and better health and education outcomes in African countries.
H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, Chair of the African Union Commission, accepts the AAI Institutional Legacy Award on behalf of the African Union.
Dr. Kandeh K. Yumkella, Special Representative of the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and CEO of Sustainable Energy for All, accepts the AAI Distinguished Alumnus Award at AAI 60th Anniversary Awards Gala.
African Heads of State and top diplomats exchanged perspectives in an exclusive, unscripted conversation on Africa’s past, present and future at AAI’s Awards Gala.
Watch this video clip of U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield delivering an official congratulatory letter from President Barack Obama at AAI’s 60th Anniversary Awards Gala.
The Africa-America Institute held a press briefing to give reporters a preview of its 60th Anniversary Awards Gala on September 25 at the New York Hilton in New York City.
Learn more about our rich history, accomplishments, and the impact of our programs for more than 60 years.
Watch a NY1 News interview with Amini Kajunju, AAI President and CEO, and Milton Allimadi, Black Star News editor-in chief, on President Barack Obama’s trip to Africa and Nelson Mandela’s legacy.
AAI’s Transformational Leadership Program is making a difference in training Nigeria’s NGO leaders and entrepreneurs to improve their service delivery and effectiveness.
AAI recognized Ghana for achieving considerable progress in strengthening human capacity development by making smart investments in education to accelerate socio-economic development and compete in the global economy.