Karima Grant Abbott ‘86

Karima Grant Abbott '86 is the founder and director of ImagiNation Afrika, Africa's first children's museum located in Dakar. As the first place of its kind dedicated to creative learning in Senegal, ImagiNation has been recognized as a ground-breaking and innovative cultural space, not only in Dakar, but throughout West Africa. ImagiNation's programs focus on expanding paradigms around learning, play, and what African child-centered spaces look and feel like. Karima's roots in Senegal run deep. Her mother is Senegalese and Karmina visited and lived between Senegal and the United States since she was a young child. Karima is also a highly regarded educator and organizational leadership consultant. 
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