“Ever since the camp, I realized I had so much potential in myself that was unnoticeable before.” Derick Ochieng
Masai Ujiri and Giants of Africa hosted an event that unites working professionals from the African diaspora. Aptly titled ‘AfriCAN’, the networking-style event created a community of individuals that not only celebrates their African heritage, but also finds ways to bring knowledge and resources back to the continent.
The court unveiling ceremony with take place this weekend after camps held in Burkina Faso, Benin and DR Congo
In 2022, 4,500 youth participated in 31 events throughout 11 countries across Canada, the Caribbean and the United States.
In Toronto, Masai Ujiri visited Canada’s only Africentric Alternative School to celebrate the day and reinforce the importance of youth education and empowerment.
Masai Ujiri’s Open Letter to the Nigeria’s National Basketball Leaders
In 2017, we were honoured to be joined by His Excellency President Paul Kagame to open our first court in Rwanda.
We returned in 2022, under the Built Within initiative with a court upgrade and were once again joined by H.E. President Paul Kagame along with Minister of Sports Aurore Mimosa Munyangaju, BAL President Amadou Fall and NBA Africa CEO Victor Williams.
Inspired by Mandela’s resilience and impact after facing 27 years in prison, the 2021 celebrations focused on the power of taking action.
Our lunch gala celebrated those who have made a profound positive impact around the world during unprecedented times with keynote speeches, panel discussions and special performances.
At the first ever Inclusive Leadership Forum, Masai Ujiri alongside community and organizational leaders came together to discuss, and establish new ways in which they can go beyond conversation and create impact on all matters relating to diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace.