• Applications Now Open for Class of 2017

    Our Class of 2016 has settled in and we are looking to recruit a new class of young leaders! We identify young people aged 15 – 18 (16-19 years old by September 2017) who have demonstrated high leadership potential and passion for creating change in their communities.

  • #GivingTuesday

    Giving Tuesday is a global movement dedicated to giving back. This year, African Leadership Academy asks our global community of supporters to join us for our first ever #GivingTuesday effort! Your gift will directly benefit our sponsorship fund, which ensures ALA remains accessible to Africa’s most promising young leaders irrespective of their family’s socio-economic status.

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  • Our Campus

    Watch our campus expand as we continue to develop a world-class institution that enables our mission of developing the next generation of African leaders.

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  • 2016 Annual Report

    We are delighted to share our 2016 Annual Report. This report celebrates our institution builders: the amazing colleagues whose tireless effort and continuous innovation have made ALA what it is today.

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ALA students comprise the most outstanding young leaders from across Africa with the potential to drive transformative change on the Continent.

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ALA partners with a wide-range of corporate partners, educational institutions, foundations, and individuals who share its vision of positively transforming Africa.

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ALA continuously engages with and supports its students in their transition to university, as they start careers, launch ventures, and pursue their goals beyond the Academy walls.

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Parents of ALA’s young leaders stay connected to Academy by attending its events on campus and across the Continent and receiving regular updates of their children’s progress.

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