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Word from the President

photo of Amini KajunjuAmini Kajunju, President and CEO of The America-America Institute, offers readers an update on Transformational Leadership Program (TLP) trainings in Africa and shares the latest preparations for AAI’s 60th anniversary celebrations.

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Earth Day 2013: Fighting Climate Change to Advance Africa’s Economic Growth

Earth Day will be marked on April 22. With this year’s theme “The Faces of Climate Change,” this blog post highlights the connection between climate change and AAI’s mission to strengthen human capacity in Africa.

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Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Kandeh Yumkella

This month's "Alumni Spotlight" features Dr. Kandeh Yumkella, Director General of UNIDO, an accomplished Sierra Leonean with a deep passion for energy and environment-related causes. He has built an exceptional career working to advance sustainable energy for all, poverty alleviation, and reducing the impact of climate change.

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African Presidents’ White House Meeting

Prior to an official White House visit with African leaders, Amini Kajunju, president and CEO of The Africa-America Institute (AAI), encouraged two of the four presidents in a Mar. 25 letter to underscore the importance of bolstering Africa’s human capital through advanced education and skills training.

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How Can the Diaspora Empower Africa?

Read AAI’s President and CEO’s “Top 10” actions that Diasporians can take to boost economic growth and prosperity in Africa.

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AAI Featured in the Financial Times

A Letter to the Editor by Amini Kajunju, AAI President and CEO, was published on Mar. 19 in The Financial Times.

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