About Us

Our philosophy is that networking should be active, productive and fun. Our vision is to bring together creative minds who seek to build an alternative professional network within the African Diaspora and build social capital one great connection at a time.

Our Offer

Manyatta's mission is to create professional networking opportunities for the African Diaspora. We champion positive change by showcasing individuals, social entrepreneurs and organizations which are making a positive impact in our community.

  • We give you access to the best of the African Diaspora in Toronto. We bring together seasoned professionals who value the importance of building strong ties within their community over time, sharing professional experiences and knowledge in an intimate setting.

  • We organize select events like M Top 10 which gives you access to executives and managers at top firms in the city, via a meet and great session. Learn about their business, challenges and day to day experience and introduce yourself.

  • We give back to the community by showcasing individuals, businesses and community organizations making headway in our city and we fundraise via our annual gala: Manyatta Cares to support causes close to our hearts.

Our Values

the m team is led by many dedicated individuals sharing a common sense of purpose. we do this on a volunteer basis because giving back and connecting others is part of our definition of professional success. here are our values: 

We are committed to creating opportunities for otherS. We showcase individuals and organizations with a high impact in our society. We lead by example. We are committed to a culture of teamwork and establishing successful partnerships. We are committed to sharing information, insights and advice in a timely manner. We are rigorous in work and strong in our commitment to the community.

Our Finances

Manyatta is incorporated as a not-for-profit organization. We do not do this for personal gain, although we do gain personally and professionally from every event we have organized and loved it! Our financial statements are presented below.