The Africa-America Institute (AAI), an organization which seeks to promote engagement between Africa and America through education, training and dialogue, launched itsCareer Expo: Inaugural Talent SummitSept. 21 at Hunter College. African leaders in business, technology and healthcare gathered among New York professionals to talk recruitment, transitioning for global jobs, and the challenges the continent faces in terms of talent acquisition and retention.
The event started with breakfast and then began with a panel, â€œFrom the Frontlines: Conversations with Expatriates and Repatriates,â€ moderated by AAI President and CEO, Amini Kajunju, and featuring Yero Balde, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Guinea (West Africa); Dapo Oyewole, Technical Adviser to the Minister of National Planning of Nigeria; Debbie Peters, Fund Manager at AiQ Capital Management Limited; Robert Kayihura, Legal and Corporate Affairs Dept. at Microsoft.
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