USA: Three prominent Africans in the Diaspora honored by Africa-America Institute

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Filmmaker Mahen Bonetti of Sierra Leone, Rockefeller Foundation Director Betty Wambui Kibaara of Kenya, and IBM Vice President Solomon Assefa of Ethiopia were honored at the 38th annual Africa-America Institute Awards Gala, which recognizes the vast contributions of Africa and its diaspora around the world.

The awards ceremony took place on Thursday, September 22 in New York City, with 425 guests in attendance, and was co-hosted by marketing executive, entrepreneur and author Bozoma Saint John and New York Times bestselling author, speaker and podcast host Luvvie Ajayi Jones.

Launched in 1984, the AAI Awards Gala is . . .

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