Standard membership

To be a full member you need to be living in the USA and are of Tanzanian nationality. Full members can vote and to be voted as an officer of DICOTA.


Student membership

Student membership is a discount membership option that is availed to individuals that are active students in an accredited educational institution.


Benefits of Joining DICOTA

Increase Your Visibility

The Diaspora Council of Tanzanians in America (DICOTA) is an essential resource for both the institutions and individuals that make up or work with the Tanzania diaspora community.

By becoming a DICOTA member, you are connecting to an extended, creative, vibrant community that encourages innovation, impact, and experimentation.

Professional Development

From its inception, DICOTA has been a service organization. DICOTA offers many programs on an ongoing basis in our effort to provide meaningful support and career- building opportunities for communities in the region.

Our Professional Practices Series, previously called “resume” offers workshops that provide members necessary business skills, valuable career and practical advice, and exposures to new skills and techniques that can help them grow or refine their career practice. DICOTA’s Professional Practices workshops are always FREE to DICOTA members.

Connect + Expand

We provide our members with valuable opportunities to connect to sponsors, gain exclusive access to industry experts, and opportunities and resources so that they may achieve more in their professional and investment practice and go farther in their careers than they might without us.

Bringing in partners to conventions, DICOTA hopes to initiate challenging conversations and create a forum for members and partners to engage with each other’s work. DICOTA’s email newsletter features calls for entry from diaspora members and , news and events, as well as a section dedicated exclusively to highlighting and listing the exhibitions, projects and achievements of our members.