The Africa Society

About Africa Society

Our mission is to engage and educate Americans about the countries of Africa and to create a better understanding of its peoples, diverse cultures, histories and economies in order to create mutually beneficial partnerships across the fields of business, policy, arts, culture and education.


The Africa Society is the leading advocacy organization working to strengthen U.S. – Africa partnerships.

At The Africa Society, we are dedicated to highlighting African heritage, politics, culture, and contemporary affairs through engaging programs and events. Our mission is to foster a deeper understanding and appreciation for Africa, as well as to inspire thought-provoking discussions.


Our Rich History

The Africa Society has a rich history, starting with the National Summit on Africa. Since then, we have hosted and partnered with great leaders and visionaries whose work has greatly impacted U.S.- Africa policy and relations.

Board of Directors

Ambassador Pamela Bridgewater (Ret.)

Acting Chairperson

Mr. Mamadou Beye

Board Member

Mr. Luddy Hayden

Board Member

Ms. Bernadette Paolo,Esq.

Board Member

Mr. Powell Holly

Board Member

Ms. Sarah Kuruswo

Board Member

Dr. Hippolyte Fofack

Board Member

Mr. Pape Samb

Board Member

Mr. Malcolmn Pryor

Board Member

Vivienne Sequeira

Executive Director


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