Amini Kajunju


Amini Kajunju is President and CEO of The Africa-America Institute (AAI). A native of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ms. Kajunju is the first African to ever serve at the helm of AAI, the oldest nonprofit organization of its kind in the United States. An entrepreneurial leader with strategic, fiscal, organizational and mentoring skills, Ms. Kajunju previously served for 10 years as executive director for the New York-based Workshop in Business Opportunities (WIBO), a non-profit organization whose mission is to educate, train and inspire under-resourced entrepreneurs in the Tri-State Area of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. She served as a program manager at the International Executive Service Corps (IESC) and worked in program positions at the Social Science Research Council and Center for Humanitarian Outreach & Intercultural Exchange. She holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in International Relations from Brigham Young University and a Masters degree in Public Administration from New York University.

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