FRIDAY, April 21st, - SUNDAY, April 23rd



FRIDAY, April 21st, - SUNDAY, April 23rd


International African Students Association (IASA) 5th Annual Conference


Cohosted by the African Students Associations of Harvard, MIT, Northeastern and Wellesley


"Youth as a Vehicle for Progress in the 21st Century:  Forging Links towards an African Renaissance"



        Naomi Tutu (Race Relations Institute, Fisk Univ.)

        Kwesi Botchwey (Dir. Africa Programs CID)

        Judith Aidoo (CEO, Aidoo Group)



        Abiodun Shobowale (Exe. Dir G.A.I.N)

        Amy Smith (MIT, Africa Technology Forum)

        Dennis Ouma (Lucent Technology)

        Dr Marc Daniel GUTEKUNST (CEO, Africa Health and Environment)

        Hafsat Abiola-(KIND)

        Prof. Pashington Obeng - (Wellesley, Prof of Religion/Culture/Divinity)

        Prof. Mark O. Chijioke- (Fmr. VC University of Nigeria, Nsukka)

        Reginald Bawuike - (Boston Pan African Forum)

        Rhoi Wangila (Founder, ARK Foundation)

        Richard Marlink (Director, Harvard AIDS Institute)

        Salem Mekuria (Independent Film Producer)

        Taziona Chaponda (Manager,

        Weibe Boer (African History Dept, Yale)


REGISTRATION FEE: 25$-student members; 35$-professionals and non members.

        Registration Form


        LOCATIONS: MIT, Wellesley and Harvard

        INFORMATION:; 617-323-7178;