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 22nd, 2020, the Africa-America Institute will host its 36th Annual Awards Gala, the largest showcase celebrating the success of African countries and the 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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PRESS RELEASE: The Council on Foundations Names Melissa Howell to 2020 Career Pathways Cohort

PRESS RELEASE: AAI to host 5th Annual SOE Conference in Dakar, Senegal

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

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