Founded in 2010 the Algerian-American Foundation (AAF) strives to be the primary non-governmental portal and bridge connecting and linking Algeria and the US. Through collaborative projects and cultural exchanges AAF aims at building and strengthening the American-Algerian relationship, paving the way for developing a strong and lasting partnership between the Algerian and American peoples. AAF initiatives include scientific projects and workshops, conferences on issues of mutual American-Algerian interest, and exchanges of scientists from Algeria and the US.

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AAF calls and urges the Algerian diaspora in the US and friends of Algeria to join and support its efforts. Besides its ongoing initiatives AAF will be working with other organizations in the US and Algeria, which are dedicated to improving the historical relationship between the two peoples. A major and vital component of its objectives is to coordinate and disseminate relevant information about diverse Algerian-American initiatives and activities. Please check regularly our website.

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2015 newly elected board members

The election of 4 new board members was successfully completed in a democratic and transparent manner. The new board that will serve from January 1 to December 31, 2015 is composed of the following members (in alphabetical order):

  • Abbas, Abdennour
  • Ait Ghezala, Ghania
  • Amri, Hakima
  • Beddar, Sam
  • Chaker, Amar
  • Chikhoune, Ismail
  • Haba, Belgacem
  • Hamroun, Leila
  • Kherbeche, Himed
  • Melikechi, Noureddine
  • Mellali, Soraya
  • Rouni, Rahmouna


It is with great excitement and pleasure that we announce the launch of a new partnership between three Algerian-American organizations established in the U.S: The Maghreb American Health Foundation (MAHF, Inc.), the Algerian American foundation for Culture, Education, Science and Technology (AAF-CEST), and the Algerian American Scientists Association (AASA, Inc.). Read the details here...

Job Opening

The Algerian-American Foundation for Culture, Education, Science and Technology (AAF-CEST) is seeking an Executive Director.
The new Executive Director will ensure that programs, operations, resources are in place to achieve their mission.
 Read the entire job description here...

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