July 22 at 12pm

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African Leadership Group

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Group picture after an amazing event

Papa Dia

Welcome to
African Leadership Group page
We look forward to working with you




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Good evening ALG, I am pleased with the event on Saturday, and how well the event was organized. I just wanted to mention this to ALG group.

Nyadak Pal

I would like to take a moment and congratulate ALG for its amazing success on Afrik-Impact 2016. You made me proud of being an African because you have proven that Africans can take initiative and manage and develop their lives. By your core principle which is if I’m not mistaken, helping people help themselves, you are touching the fundamental issue facing us…

Amadou Diagne

On behalf of all of us at the agency, I would like to deeply thank you for Saturday night.  Ryan and I felt overwhelmed by the welcome that we received from your staff and the other attendee’s.  It was a great event and something neither of us will forget…

Becky Greene

Thank you for inviting me to the Afrik Impact 2016, it was an incredible and informative event. I have been looking for ways to get more involved with the African community and I am glad I was able to meet such great people…

Mathew Mengesha

I just wanted to tell you that you guys are doing such a wonderful job to prepare our fellow African immigrants to get empowered, connected to each other, and above all to know and appreciate the real environment they are in. I enjoyed tonight’s event and found it more inspirational and meaningful. Keep up the good work…


Executive Team

Aminata Keita

Aminata Keita

AWEG President

Born in Mali and raised in Ivory Coast, Aminata is drawn to leadership because of her passion and commitment to empower women, helping them unleash their full potential.
As an avid leader, Aminata is the President of the African Women Empowerment Group (AWEG) based in Colorado.
Aminata is also the President and CEO of AfrikUSa Fashion focusing on building the bridge between the United States and Africa.
Aminata has received several recognition because of her leadership and her commitment to helping others.

Monica Ortega

Monica Ortega


Monica has been a member of the ALG since 2012 assisting the African Leadership Group in the role of Project Manager for most all of it’s programming and outreach activities.  She has been active in the African and African American community.  Monica’s dedication and attention to detail has made her a much-desired partner for Project Management Activities, Festival Planning and Vendor Coordination. She has been the vendor coordinator for both the Juneteenth Music Festival from 2012 to 2015 and the Colorado Black Arts Festival from 2009-2012.  In addition she was a member of the Board of Directors for the Colorado Black Arts Festival during her span of involvement.  She has worked in the Financial Services Industry, Fine Dining, Banking, Mortgages, Music Entertainment, Television Program Development, Artist Management, and currently operates her own Consulting Firm supporting self-employed and small business owners.  She has one son who also lives and works in Denver, Colorado and enjoys watching him play competitive baseball.

Alphonse Nembot

Alphonse Nembot


A graduate of University of Colorado Denver, Alphonse holds a M.S. degree in Applied Mathematics-Statistics and a M.A degree in Economics. He is also a holder of Doctorate from the University of Douala, Cameroon in applied quantitative economics and econometrics. Alphonse taught in Douala and Denver many subjects ranging from applied mathematics to economics and econometrics. He also serves as a Data scientist consultant for many different companies. He recently works for Blues Mountains Arts company, a Boulder base printing cards company.
Involve in Leadership, he always put himself available to helps foster the needs and necessity in the community.
Diplomatic and tactful with professionals and non-professionals at all levels Alphonse N. Nembot is a motivated-leader, problem-solver, creative-thinker, and excellent instructor. As the Executive Director of NNAM Translation, LLC, he helps facilitates the integration of internationals students during their admission process and act as an immigration translator for the needs of immigration purposes.

Since his involvement with the African Leadership Group in 2013, ALPHONSE has been a tremendous asset not only to ALG but to the community at large.
With his passion for education and the children , Alphonse is already building the future of the organization by solely focusing on our children education.

Papa M Dia

Papa M Dia

President and Founder

A native of Dakar, Senegal arrived in Denver, Colorado the spring of 1998. Equipped with an infectious smile and a curious nature, the graduate of Cheikh Anta Diop University, landed a job at the iconic Tattered Cover Bookstore restocking books. There he was allowed the space and opportunity to explore the vast menu of books and audiotapes teaching himself to read and speak English.

With a simple command of the language he embarked upon loftier opportunities to leverage his skill to connect people in both a deep personal and meaningful way, he accepted an entry-level position at a local branch bank. The environment provided an organic setting to learn the backbone of American banking and finance. Increasing his knowledge of regulatory, compliance, policy, and customer relationship management Papa earned a senior leadership role. In this capacity, he invested in the potential of both junior associates and non-traditional candidates resulting in the placement of more than 200 African born banking professionals. Training branch staff to master the complexities of banking operating procedures while delivering an exceptional customer experience his branch continues to outperform neighboring banking centers and competitors, alike.

He is an advocate for professional development and education and requires his direct reports to maintain solid transferable skills. He provides mentoring and coaching opportunities to support sales campaigns and market expansion.  He sees himself as a servant leader commissioned to shepherd others to achieve their dreams.


Souleymane Camara

Souleymane Camara

ALG Youth President

Is an ambitious young entrepreneur. He is currently the CEO and founder of All Soul Mobile ASM (www.allsoulmobile.com). ASM is a telecommunications company that provides a cheaper alternative to mainstream cellphone businesses. In his role as the CEO, he coordinates and partners with various international and local businesses and equips them with the essential abilities to provide cheaper cell phone plans to their customers.
While starting his business, Souleymane served as an Army reservist for 6 years and was deployed to Afghanistan in 2010. He currently serves as a Commissioner for the City of Aurora Veterans Affairs. He is also the President of the African Leadership Youth Group (ALG Youth). As the President, he has fully immersed himself in the organization mission: “To help the African diaspora integrate and proper in the United States by connecting cultures.” In 2013, he completed his certification in Enterprise Computer Technician at Pickens Technical College and he is currently attending Colorado Technical University to get his Bachelor in Software Engineering. His interest includes: cooking, networking and building strong relationships

Contact Us

Phone: 720-466-5335
Email: info@usalg.com
Facebook: facebook.com/algafrikimpact
Address: 1085 Peoria St. Aurora CO 80011


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