The Africa-America Institute Hosts Career Expo: Inaugural Talent Summit

F_ACE_4_colorSeptember 21, 2013


Hunter College

New York City


Join us for The Africa-America Institute’s Career Expo: Inaugural Annual Talent Summit to experience a unique event that connects outstanding individuals interested in working in Africa or in an Africa-focused environment in the U.S. with employers from the corporate, government and nonprofit sectors.

10:00 am – From the Frontlines: Conversations with Expatriates and Repatriates

Moderator: Amini Kajunju, President and CEO, AAI


  • Yero Balde, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Guinea (West Africa)
  • Dapo Oyewole, Technical Adviser to the Minister of National Planning of Nigeria
  • Debbie Peters, Fund Manager at AiQ Capital Management Limited
  • Robert Kayihura, Legal and Corporate Affairs Dept. at Microsoft (REMOTE)


11:30 a.m.           Inside the Recruiter’s Mind

Moderator: Ishmael Dodoo, Country Advisor-UNDP Regional Bureau for Africa



2:00 p.m.             The Changing Landscape of African Business

Moderator: Nvalaye Kourouma, CEO of Emerging Payments and Mobile Wallet Innovation Executive of Afric Xpress Services Inc.



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