• Meet Our Young Leaders

    Meet Nandi Mgwaba (Class of 2012) from South Africa who participated as Alumni Educator in the ALA Global Scholars Program and James Kiawoin (Class of 2008) from Liberia who is doing exceptional work with Last Mile Health, an NGO based in Liberia.

    Nandi Mgwaba        James Kiawoin

  • Join us this Summer

    GSP is a 3 week leadership development camp for teenagers from all over the world.  Apply today!

    Download GSP Brochure  Learn more



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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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