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 and Photos
On Thursday, October 23, 2014, Princeton in Africa celebrated 15 years of Fellows at its 2014 Annual Gala. We presented the first-ever Princeton in Africa Founders’ Medal to the Co-Founders of Princeton in Africa (Jim Floyd, George Hritz and Frank … Continue reading →
Former Fellow Alexandra Hellmuth Speaks at PiAf’s 2014 Gala
On October 23rd, Princeton in Africa held its 2014 Annual Gala, which included an inspiring speech by former Fellow Alexandra Hellmuth, Princeton in Africa’s 2013-14 Fellow with Olam International in Ghana. Alex spoke on behalf of current and former Fellows … Continue reading →
Princeton in Africa 2015-16 Fellowship Application – Deadline Sunday, November 2, 2014
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 income generation and social entrepreneurship, humanitarian aid, education, post-conflict reconstruction, … Continue reading →
Welcome 2014-15 PiAf Fellows!
This summer, Princeton in Africa welcomed our 2014-15 fellowship class. This group of 49 inspiring, enthusiastic and dedicated new Fellows has begun to head out across the African continent to support our partner organizations. They will be working in 15 … Continue reading →
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
35countries 400Fellows since1999
Since 1999, Princeton in Africa has placed nearly 400 Fellows in the field in 35 countries.
In 2014-2015, 49 recent graduates are working with 30 organizations in 15 countries.