The African Diaspora Network offers Africans and friends of Africa the opportunity to enhance their impact on the continent and grow professionally and personally. We harness the significant economic power of the African diaspora and its strong cultural and economic links to the continent. Through forums, symposiums and strategic partnerships we achieve the following:


  • Sourcing HIGH-VALUE entrepreneurs and SCALABLE business opportunities
  • Mentoring entrepreneurs and incubating ideas...


  • Africa-focused entrepreneurs and investors
  • African growth strategies
  • Fintech and financial inclusion...

ADIS Annual

The African Diaspora Investment Symposium (ADIS) is annual event in the heart of Silicon Valley where thousands members of the Diaspora and friends...

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African TechWomen Meet Silicon Valley

Grassroots Forward Fund, an OWCF, ADN, and ACCODEV partnership

A collaboration between ADN, One World Children?s Fund, and Acodev of Uganda. The purpose is to work with leading in-country grassroots leaders to understand their needs, and connect them with the technology, financial resources, and networks they need to accelerate and increase their impact.
This innovative impact accelerator will directly address key barriers that are currently preventing grassroots leaders from playing a more key role in making sure meet the newly launched Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Partner with us

There are several ways to partner with ADN. Our goal is to build strategic relationships that will elevate our mission and our ability to serve our membership. Is your organization invested or interested in investing in Africa, our extensive network of members and resources can support your success.

To learn more, contact Almaz Negash at


Chike NwoffiahFounder & Curator, Silicon Valley Africa Film Festival

The African Diaspora Network continues to create opportunities and pathways for diaspora Africans to play a role in the building ...

Steph Allie HeckmanExecutive Director, One World Children’s Fund

One World Children’s Fund is thrilled to partner with Almaz Negash and the African Diaspora Network. ADN is an unbelievable ...

Brittan StockertADN Advisory Council

There is, I sincerely believe, no more important way than utilizing the talent and resources of the African Diaspora to affect ...