Celebrating International Women’s Day

Today, March 8, marks the observance of International Women’s Day. On this day, we celebrate the accomplishments and tremendous contributions of women worldwide.


Everyone must be included in the continent’s development process. Dating back to our founding in 1953, AAI has recognized the enormous potential of women and committed itself to providing formal education and practical training to prepare African women for a “new Africa”.

That tradition continues today. Women are enrolled and actively engaged in AAI’s higher education and advanced professional training programs. Of the 280 alumni of the Transformational Leadership Program (TLP), more than 60 percent are dynamic women working in a diverse range of organizations, sectors and communities.

AAI President and CEO Amini Kajunju blogs about the vital role of women in contributing to Africa’s socio-economic progress, and how AAI remains committed to harnessing all of Africa’s human capacity to move the continent towards sustainable development.

To read the blog, click here.


Happy International Women’s Day!


For Women’s History Month, continue the conversation on women’s contributions to Africa’s development on Facebook and Twitter.

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