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Past Conferences

Since 2012, NAAHP has hosted widely attended annual conferences that have engaged business, government and academic leaders from Haiti, its diaspora and beyond to exchange ideas on best practices for career advancement as well as efforts to promote sustained socio-economic progress in Haiti.

Previous NAAHP conferences:

2017:“Diaspora Economics: Identifying Economic Opportunities for Haitians in the Diaspora and at Home in Education, Business, Entrepreneurship, and Workforce Development.” at New York University (NYU) School of Law in New York, NY; View website
2016:“Haiti’s Diaspora Goes to Washington: Leveraging the Diaspora’s Political & Economic Power for the Good of The Homeland” at Howard University in Washington, D.C.; View website
2015:“Elevating Haiti and its Diaspora: Building Results-Driven Road Maps, Developing Leaders & Creating Opportunities” at Florida International University in partnership with the Joseph Denis Thomas (JDT) Foundation; View website
2014:“Haiti Beyond Haiti – Policies and Pathways to Effective Diaspora Engagement” at Harvard University in partnership with the Harvard Haitian Alliance; more than 300 in attendance.
2013:“Models, Methods, and Mechanisms for Diaspora Engagement in Haiti: Leveraging Knowledge, Skills and Resources for Mutual Economic Development” at Columbia University in partnership with the Center on Globalization and Sustainable Development at the Earth Institute of Columbia University; more than 250 in attendance.
2012:“Envisioning a New Future: The Advantages, Challenges & Opportunities of Enhancing Education & Investing in Haiti” at the Newark Museum in partnership with the New Jersey Haitian Students Association (NJHSA); more than 250 in attendance.