Global Jobs: Leaders Talk Employment in Africa and Transitioning from the Diaspora

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The Africa-America Institute (AAI), an organization which seeks to promote engagement between Africa and  America through education, training and dialogue,  launched its Career Expo: Inaugural Talent Summit Sept. 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, “From the Frontlines: Conversations with Expatriates and Repatriates,” 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.
(Images: Emma Chepkwony)

The Africa-America Institute (AAI), an organization which seeks to promote engagement between Africa and …