We Are Documenting

50 Years Of African Innovation In The US

We'd love to know your nominees of persons or organizations that have achieved remarkable impact in the US in the last 50 years. Nominations end 01/31!

In collaboration with the Made in Africa Experience, we are looking to document 50 years of innovations and achievements by Africans and African Immigrants in the US from 1970 - 2020!

A select panel of judges will pick the final list and each name alongside their achievement and year will be showcased through out the I/O SPACES Building and which will be open for public viewing starting spring 2020! Nominations end 01/31!


Nominate a person or an organization

Who we are


I/O SPACES builds innovative spaces for communities. We are your coworking space, event space, creative hub, and innovation space in downtown Silver Spring.


The Made In Africa Experience  is the most important annual event to connect with disruptors and innovators shaping the African Experience in the US.