Who We Are

AAI is the premiere US international organization dedicated to increasing educational opportunity for young Africans and improving global understanding of Africa

History

Since our founding in 1953, we have remained committed to promoting enlightened engagement between Africa and America through education, training and dialogue. We currently boast over 15,000 alumni leaders in public, private and non-governmental sectors throughout Africa and the African diaspora.

Mission

Promoting Enlightened Engagement Between Africa and America through Education, Training and Dialogue

Leadership

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

  • Prof. Ousseina Alidou
  • Nik Amarteifio
  • Kofi Appenteng
  • Mamadou Beye
  • Rebecca L. Edwards
  • Amb. Eugene-Richard Gasana
  • Michelle D. Gavin
  • Robert E. McCarthy
  • Peter McKillop
  • Joseph P. Moodhe
  • Ndidi O. Nwuneli
  • Steven B. Pfeiffer
  • Khumo Shongwe

TRUSTEES EMERITI

  • Peggy Dulany
  • Maurice Tempelsman

PRESIDENT EMERITA

  • Mora McLean