Who We Are
African Diaspora Network is a registered 501(c)(3) organization that offers Africans and friends of Africa the opportunity to enhance their impact on the continent and grow professionally and personally.
African Diaspora Network's vision is a global community of Africans and friends of Africa connected by a common purpose: the greater good of the African continent.
African Diaspora Network's mission is to inform and engage Africans in the Diaspora in order to facilitate direct collaboration with social entrepreneurs, innovators, and business leaders across the globe.
African Diaspora Network creates a safe and trusted knowledge sharing platform through which Africans and friends of African can enhance their impact on the continent and grow professionally and personally.
The Award was established in May of 2015 as a result of the generous support we received from Global Difference, one of our major supporters. The $2500 Award will benefit Africans and friends of Africa innovators who have come up with practical solutions to some of the continents pressing social and economic development challenges. The First African Diaspora Innovation Award was given to S.T.E.M. in a Box, a Nigerian TechWomen Leaders project.Read More...
S.T.E.M. is a portable box customized to complement the delivery of science lessons in middle schools in Nigeria, and includes a solar kit, electricity tools, a mini skeleton, and magnets. It is targeted at schools in rural areas to increase the enrollment numbers of high school students in science. They will partner with nonprofit organizations, government entities, and schools to get the box to as many students as possible.
October 16 - 18, 2015
2151 Laurelwood Rd
Santa Clara, CA 95054