June 7, 2023 at at 8am-9am PST

Role of Youth in Shifting Narratives of Africa

Organized by the African Diaspora Network and Africa No Filter
The African diaspora plays a pivotal role in changing the narrative of Africa. The African Diaspora Network, based in the Silicon Valley, Santa Clara, CA, is made up of many diasporan leaders and institutions who are making a tremendous impact in Africa and the communities in which they live. 
June 14-16, 2023

Global Forum on Remittances, Investment and Development (GFRID) Summit

United Nations Office at Nairobi
The Global Forum on Remittances, Investment and Development (GFRID) is a UN informal process aimed at gathering stakeholders from public and private sector, and the civil society, involved in the remittance and diaspora investment ecosystems.
April 27-28, 2023

Lauder Institute’s Africa Futures Symposium

This session aims to explore the dichotomy that exists between visions of Africa’s economic future, including those pointing to the power of the African diaspora, foreign investment, and technology and others who emphasize the challenges of debt restructuring, private finance, regional integration, and human capital constraints. 
April 13, 2023

Beyond Remittances

Skoll World Forum Marmalade Festival 2023
Critical to Africa’s economic development is the creative engagement and strategic collaboration of Africans, African diasporans, and friends of Africa. According to the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), the value of remittances from the African diaspora reached $95.6 billion in 2021.

March 22-24, 2023

African Diaspora Investment Symposium 2023

Future Ready: Africa
African Diaspora Investment Symposium 2023 (ADIS23) is the eighth annual global convening that celebrates and champions the entrepreneurial and innovative spirit of Africans, African Diasporans, and friends of Africa.