What We Do
Founded in 1999, Princeton in Africa develops young leaders committed to Africa’s advancement by offering yearlong fellowship opportunities with a variety of organizations that work across the African continent.
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PiAf 2014 Gala
Princeton in Africa will be hosting its annual gala on Thursday, October 23, 2014 in New York City to honor the Tierney Family and the Princeton in Africa Co-Founders – Jim Floyd, George Hritz and Frank Strasburger. For more details, … Continue reading →
Princeton in Africa Fellowship Application–Deadline Wednesday, November 6th, 2013
PiAf is currently accepting applications for yearlong fellowship opportunities with a variety of organizations working across the African continent. PiAf Fellows work in service-oriented positions in many different fields, including humanitarian aid, social enterprise, public health, conservation, and education. Graduating seniors and young alumni from any accredited U.S. college or university are eligible to apply. Continue reading →
PiAf 2013 Annual Gala
On November 12th, 2013, Princeton in Africa held its 2013 Annual Gala and presented the Princeton in Africa Medal to Bob & Jennifer Diamond and Barry & Dolly Segal. Thank you to everyone who supported our event and thanks to all who joined us – you helped make the evening a great success! Continue reading →
Welcome 2013-14 PiAf Fellows!
The beginning of summer is always an exciting time at Princeton in Africa! Our 2013-14 fellowship class of 46 inspiring, enthusiastic and dedicated new Fellows has begun to head out across the continent to support our partner organizations. They will … Continue reading →
Former Fellow Allie Bream Speaks at PiAf’s 2012 Annual Benefit Dinner
Allie Bream recently spoke on behalf of current and former Fellows about why our work is so important. We are honored to share her comments with all of those who were unable to join us for our annual benefit, held on November 27th. Thank you Allie and thanks to everyone who was able to join us in celebrating our Fellows and our program!
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PiAf Corporate Donors Help Fund Extraordinary Work
Johnson & Johnson sponsors Princeton in Africa fellowships. Watch video of Chris Courtin discussing his PiAf fellowship at the Nyumbani Village. Continue reading →
Want to learn more about Princeton in Africa? Watch “Change Makers” – a short video produced by Emmy Award-winner James Blue Continue reading →
PiAf in The New York Times
Princeton in Africa was mentioned in Nicholas Kristof’s New York Times column.
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By the Numbers
34countries 300Fellows since1999
Since 1999, Princeton in Africa has placed more than 300 fellows in the field in 34 countries.
In 2013-2014, 46 recent graduates are working with 25 organizations in 15 countries.