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 23,000 alumni leaders in public, private and non-governmental sectors throughout Africa and the African diaspora.

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AAI’s 6th Annual State of Education on Africa Conference

The State of Education on Africa Conference (SOE) is an annual convening hosted by the Africa-American Institute (AAI) to bring together, education innovators, decision-makers, students and stakeholders from Africa, the US and other regions in dialogue that informs collective action in line with AAI’s founders’ commitment to liberatory teaching and learning.

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Black History Month: Reflections from AAI’s President

Press Release — Africa-America Institute Set to Honor African & African-Descendant Voices During 36th Annual Awards Gala

AAI and the AAI Tanzania Alumni Association Mourn Alumnus Benjamin William Mkapa, Former President of the Republic of Tanzania.

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