Africa Integras (AI) has announced the appointment of Amini Kajunju to the position of Director of Strategic Partnerships of the New York-based investment firm focused on the development of holistic mixed-use education infrastructure, which includes academic facilities, student hostels, faculty housing, and related commercial and leisure facilities.
Kajunju, a native of the Democratic Republic of Congo, is the first at Africa Integras to hold this position, which was created to signal Africa Integras’s long-standing commitment to developing world-class learning environments both through physical and social investments.
With its $64 million investment in the University of Ghana well underway, it is now the appropriate moment to support the University’s larger ambitions to ensure this transformative investment in facilities translates into an enhanced academic and social experience for students and faculty overall.
Kajunju brings 15 years of experience as an entrepreneurial nonprofit leader. She was most recently the first African-born ever to serve as the President and CEO of the Africa-America Institute (AAI), the oldest nonprofit organization of its kind in the US.
While at AAI, Ms. Kajunju spearheaded AAI’s transformation into an innovative, vital hub of African talent, a convening …read more