Join us on Tuesday, May 25 to celebrate Africa Day NYC.
Africa Day is the annual commemoration of the foundation of the African Union (formerly known as Organization of African Unity) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on May 25, 1963.
The purpose of Africa Day NYC is to celebrate African unity, the diversity of Africa, our cultures, and the potential of our people on the continent and throughout the diaspora.
We are Proudly African.
We have a great program created to Educate, Inspire, and Empower.
Panelists: Mohammed Mardah, Chairman, African Advisory Council of the Bronx Borough President's Office; Sadio Yaya Barry, President, Association des Sénégalais d'Amérique; and Gbubemi Okotieuro, Vice President of Government Affairs, Berkeley College. Moderator: Mona Davids, President, Social Impact Strategies
Keynote Speech by Consul General Oral St. E. Mackie Holder on Barbados’s bi-lateral relationships with African countries. Barbados and the Caribbean countries have always worked with and engaged their brother and sisters on the continent and throughout the Diaspora.
Panelists: Mandisa Mashego, Managing Director, The Mill Holdings; Vuyo Zungula, President, African Transformation Movement; and Jamie Mighti, Political Analyst, Jozi to Lagos Podcast. Moderator: Mona Davids, President, Social Impact Strategies
Remarks from NY State Senator Kevin S. Parker.
Remarks from NYC Council Member Kevin C. Riley.
Remarks from NY State Assembly Member Charles Fall.
African Community Honors Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. Honoree of the Year for Outstanding Support for the African Community
Panelists: Nonhle Mbuthuma, Spokesperson, Amadiba Crisis Committee; Ntombenhle Khathwane, Founder, AfroBotanics; and Inimfon Etuk, Founder, She Forum Africa Moderator: Mandisa Mashego, The Mill Holdings
Panelists: Kim Heller, Writer, Political Strategist, and Commentator; Phakamile Hlubi-Majola, Spokesperson, National Union of Metal Workers of South African (NUMSA); and Dr. Sipho Seepe, Deputy Vice Chancellor, University of Zululand
Mona Davids, President, Social Impact Strategies
Panelists: Rabiu MaudeChief Executive Officer, Sterling Plus Limited; Dr. Nanayaa Owusu Prempeh, Chief Executive Officer, Tin-ifa International Company; and Isaac Kusi, Founder and CEO, Krismark. Moderator: Mapaseka Muroa, The Afro Mavericks and Political Quickie
We are excited to announce our great line up of speakers for Africa Day NYC 2021. (In Formation)
Thank you to our supporting organizations for your collective leadership in celebrating Africa Day NYC.
For more information and media inquiries contact:
Social Impact Strategies
P: +1 646 872 8149