Imani Countess

Vice Chair

Imani Countess is the Africa Regional Program Director for the Solidarity Center. She directs all Solidarity Center programs in Africa, including Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, South Africa, Swaziland and Zimbabwe. She has 25 years of experience working with civil society, social movements, and governments, including the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs and TransAfrica Forum.

Imani also serves on the board of directors for Africa Action and the Association of Concerned Africa Scholars and is a past board member of the African Studies Association.