About
MIPAD

In support of the International Decade for People of African Descent, proclaimed by United Nation's General Assembly resolution 68/237 and to be observed from 2015 to 2024, the Most Influential People of African Descent (MIPAD) identifies high achievers of African descent in public and private sectors from all around the world as a progressive network of relevant actors to join together in the spirit of recognition, justice and development of Africa, it's people on the continent and across it's Diaspora.

For more information about Most Influential People of African Descent, Vision & Mission, click here

For more information about International Decade for People of African Descent click here

Our
EVENTS

COUNTDOWN TO OUR NEXT EVENT

Africa Week & Evening with MIPAD Class of 2017, Sept 25-29, 2017. New York City

Inaugural USA Events

  • Special Guest Speakers

    Barack Obama: Former US President *invited

    Antonio Guterres: UN Secretary General *invited

    Folorunsho Alakija: Richest Black Woman in the World *invited

  • September 26th, 2017 - Award Ceremony honoring MIPAD, Class of 2017

    Trevor Noah: Daily Show Host of South African descent.

    Isha Sesay: CNN, Journalist of Sierra Leonean descent.

  • Highlights

    Unveiling - DESTINATION AFRICA

    Launching - INVEST IN AFRICA FUND

  • Invited Guests:

    Captains of Industry (Public & Private Sectors) from across Africa, USA, UK & Worldwide.

Official Launch of MIPAD 100 - March 25th, 2017 Read More

NiPRO Top 40 Under 40 Female Professionals - Read More

Proposed Partners

Call for
Nomination

CLOSED

REOPENS October 1st, 2017

Event Organizers

Africa Summit, Exhibition & Awards

Contact Us

NEW YORK • LAGOS • LONDON • PARIS

917 541 8394