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 16,000 alumni leaders in public, private and non-governmental sectors throughout Africa and the African diaspora.

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AAI Annual Awards Gala

On September 24th, 2019, the Africa-America Institute will host its 35th Annual Awards Gala, the largest showcase celebrating the success of African countries and the diaspora.

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African Diplomatic Orientation and Engagement Program

Launched in 2018, the African Diplomatic Orientation & Engagement Program consists of two annual convenings of African Ambassadors in a peer-based environment where they can learn from each other and from sectoral experts so to maximise their impact as representatives of their respective countries in the United States.

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PRESS RELEASE: Africa-America Institute Set to Honor Angola, New York Times Magazine, and Netflix Film During 35th Annual Awards Gala

Partner News: The Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation – Senegal

AAI President Kofi Appenteng to speak at the New York City Bar Association African Affairs Committee

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