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The Africa-America Institute was founded in 1953, and "is a multi-racial, multi-ethnic, non-profit organization, with offices in New York and Washington, D.C., and a presence in over 50 African countries."
- "With funds provided by multilateral, U.S. government, private foundation and corporate donors, we pursue our mission through work in two program areas: (1) African Higher Education and Training and (2) Educational Outreach and Policy." 
Total revenue in 2005 $5.5 million. 
Mora L. McLean - President
Ambassador Donald Easum - was former President and CEO of the Africa-America Institute, Vice President and Senior Consultant for the River Blindness Foundation, Former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Africa, U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria, Board Member of the Rothko Chapel. 
Received funding from the NED for their work in Nigeria in 1990, 1991, and 1992.
- Kofi Appenteng, Steven B. Pfeiffer, Joseph Moodhe, Ousseina Alidou, Nik Amarteifio, Mamadou Beye, Rebecca Lowell Edwards, Michelle Gavin, Bob McCarthy, Peter McKillop, Khumo Shongwe, Christal Jackson, Humble Lukanga 
=Former Board (2010)
- Mr. Kofi Appenteng Chair, Partner - Thacher Proffitt & Wood
- Ms. Nadine B. Hack Vice Chair - President, Because Global Consulting, Inc.
- Ms. Rosalind Kainyah - Director, Public Affairs USA, De Beers Inc.
- Mr. George Kirkland - Vice President, Chevron Corporation, President, Chevron Overseas Petroleum
- Mr. Carlton A. Masters - President & CEO Goodworks International, Llc
- Mr. Joseph Moodhe - Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton
- Mr. Adebayo Ogunlesi - Executive Vice Chairman, Credit Suisse First Boston, Inc.
- Mr. Steven Pfeiffer - Chairman Of The Executive Committee, Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P.
- Ms. Gayle E. Smith - Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress
- Mr. Ted Smyth - Chief Administrative Officer And Senior Vice President Corporate And Government Affairs, H.J. Heinz Company
- Mr. Maurice Tempelsman - Chairman, Lazare Kaplan International
- Ms. Carole Wainaina - Exeucitve Assistant, Office of the Chairman & CEO, The Coca-Cola Company
- Dr. Mathilde Krim
- Mrs. Mary Lindsay
- Evelyn Jones Rich, United States Government-Sponsored Higher Education Programs for Africans, 1957-1970, with Special Attention to the Role of the African-American Institute, Ph.D., Columbia University, 1977.
Resources and articles
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- Harold K. Hochschild - former chair
- George L. Kirkland
- Peggy Dulany
- Vernon McKay - former board member