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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State of Education in Africa Conference

The State of Education in Africa Conference (SOE) is an annual convening hosted by the Africa-America Institute to bring together education innovators, decision-makers, students and stakeholders from Africa, the U.S. and other regions of the world to discuss bold approaches to transforming Africa’s higher education ecosystem in ways that bolster its global competitiveness.

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AAI Annual Awards Gala

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

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PRESS RELEASE: Africa-America Institute Honors 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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