Karima and his team followed with Poesie of the Sky an exploration of a day of art, astronomy and fairy tales, in collaboration with Senegalese astronomy Maram Kaire and the Senegalese Association for the Promotion of Astronomy.
IA then won the prestigious Museums Connect Award from the American Alliance of Museums, and used it to launch Next Stop: Brooklyn / Dakar in partnership with the Brooklyn Children’s Museum.
Using a series of activities, media and oral history to conduct transformative discussions on migration, young participants became filmmakers, researchers and curators. Their work produced a three-week exhibition at the Théodore Monod Museum of African Art (IFAN).
For 2013-2014, the organization has more than doubled its programming with Marché Maths, a traveling mathematics caravan that culminated in a two-day mathematics festival; From Knowledge to Living, ImagiNation Afrika partnership with IFAN and its first learning laboratory; A coding camp for Girls in ICT Day; Girls Write Now!, A writing contest for high school girls in recognition of International Women’s Day; And extend the reach of Itineraries: Next Stop: Brooklyn / Dakar via Bamako taking the exhibition in three cities of Senegal.
With continuously innovative programming, IA has established its presence at a critical moment in world history and seeks to accompany children in Africa on their path to the leaders of tomorrow.