Past Conferences

Since 2012, NAAHP has partnered with the Joseph Denis Thomas (JDT) foundation to host 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:


“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.


“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.


“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.