By way of application, professional membership in the Pan-African Council is open to Africans and people of African descent throughout the world. Accepted members are individuals who have demonstrated leadership in their respective fields, are active in the positive development of Africa and/or their local communities, and are willing to commit their time, resources and expertise in the promotion of the Pan-African Council’s goals and programs.
Each year, PAC members organize or participate in hundreds of events worldwide and engage with each other to gain insights on the developments that are impacting and transforming our global African family. Members access world leaders, senior government officials, members of parliament/congress, and prominent thinkers and practitioners in academia, policy, and business, many of whom are members themselves.
Member gain unparalleled access to PAC’s resources, intellectual capital and the exchange of ideas. Members also receive a subscription to PAC’s monthly flagship newsletter, African Intelligence, and access to the organization’s full archives online, as well as other exclusive content and wide array of publications and briefing materials.
Members that have specific initiatives or projects that fit with PAC’s vision will benefit from our referral service to help match mentors, skills, resources and expertise to their objectives.
Members may participate in independent task forces, which offer comprehensive policy prescriptions for major economic and geopolitical issues facing Africans on the continent and abroad.
Applying for Professional Membership
Criteria for membership
PAC seeks quality, diversity, and balance in its membership. Criteria for membership include intellectual attainment and expertise; degree of experience, interest, and current involvement in African or diasporic affairs; promise of future achievement and service in Africa’s development and regions of the Diaspora; potential contributions to PAC’s work; desire and ability to participate in PAC activities; and standing among peers.
To apply, email [email protected] to request the online application link for membership. The application consists of the following three parts:
- Contact information
- Online application
- Upload of résumé or curriculum vitae
Annual Membership Dues
(effective August 1, 2016)
Members pay a nominal monthly association fee of $5 per month (or $60 yearly) to get exclusive access to PAC resources and support the Council’s various social impact initiatives.
For more information, please contact us.