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WHO WE ARE
Why Pan African Think Tank?

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Pan African Think Tank

Mission: To bridge the gap between Africa and the African Diaspora through Pan African forums that assist with research as a means to collectively advocate.

Vision: Africa and the African Diaspora as ONE.

"Think Tank" Definition:  An institute, corporation, or group organized to study a particular subject (such as a policy issue or a scientific problem) and provide information, ideas, and advice. – Merriam-Webster

Why Pan African Think Tank?

The 501(c)(3) non-profit was formed by C.Nichole, a businesswoman and Urban Pop singer based Texas, USA, in August 2019. She recalled many conversations she’d had with Pan-Africans from different countries and all walks of life during her sabbaticals. The word and the principles behind “Pan-African” started to cross her mind in November 2018 during her visit to Rocinha, the largest favela in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She learned not all schools taught History and World Geography. “You can’t plan for your future and thoroughly understand your present, without knowing and acknowledging your past.” That event gave birth to Pan African Think Tank; a charitable entity with the purpose to educate, while helping eliminate prejudice throughout Africa and the African Diaspora; coming together as one.

Why Fundraise? Why Should You Donate?

Problems and Misconceptions: A majority of people of African descent (African Diaspora) aren't fully connected with Africa; some don't even acknowledge their roots. Native Africans (Continental Africans) seem to think that the African Diaspora isn't dealing with similar issues.

Forums: Places, meetings, or mediums where ideas and views on a particular issue can be exchanged. In 2016, the United Nations Economic Commission of Africa found that three-fifths of Africa's population was under 25 years old. Pan African Think Tank usually partners with organizations where at least 50% of their members are Millennials and/or Generation Z, connecting with the now and next generation of leaders. During these forums, we're able to gather data that helps us to assess, evaluate, and solidify the top 10 issues afflicting the Pan African community. Upon completion, the Pan African Think Tank Convention will take place that will consist of leaders of all the organizations we partner with. There we will discuss those issues afflicting the Pan African community and how we can realistically go about fixing them.

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Forum Phases + The 31 Pan African Countries

Phase 1 - Completed 

Botswana - Gaborone
Zambia - Lusaka
Tanzania - Dar es Salaam
Rwanda - Kigali
Kenya - Nairobi (Press)
Uganda - Kampala
Brazil - Rio de Janeiro

Phase 2

Liberia - Monrovia
Sierra Leone - Freetown
Benin - Cotonou
Namibia - Windhoek
Angola - Luanda

Phase 2.5 (Due to Covid-19 Restrictions)

United Kingdom - Manchester
Belgium - Brussels
France - Paris

Phase 3

Chad - N'Djamena
Sudan - Khartoum
Ethiopia - Addis Ababa
Mozambique - Maputo

Phase 4

Colombia - Cartagena
Suriname - Paramaribo
Panama - Panama City
Jamaica - Kingston
Haiti - Port-au-Prince (Completed 2020)
Canada - Toronto
United States - Oakland, Chicago, New York City

Phase 5

Australia - Darwin
Papua New Guinea - Port Moresby
Soloman Islands - Honiara
Vanuatu - Port Vila
Fiji - Suva

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