#RedefineExpectations

Africa’s future will be shaped by young people who commit each day to think differently, to break boundaries, and to do hard things. Where expectations are low, mediocrity thrives. But we must not simply set higher expectations. We must redefine our expectations entirely, recognizing that the opportunities and possibilities in Africa are limited only by our own imagination and commitment.

At ALA, we believe that young people can dream big, take action and change the world.

Our youth are not only our hope for the future. They are our leaders today. They will be Africa’s greatest generation. Together, we will redefine expectations.

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Welcome prospective Students, Parents & Mentors

We're delighted that you have found our website! Welcome! Our team look forward to your applications and nominations - the very best from across Africa. The following links will guide you to the right information.

Welcome Donors, Supporters & Friends

ALA partners with a wide-range of corporate partners, educational institutions, foundations, and individuals who share its vision of positively transforming Africa. There are many ways to support our work and our students.

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The Academy is at the forefront of advancement and dialog in international education and leadership through its membership of several bodies and is an independent school accredited and authorized by global organizations.

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ALA IN NUMBERS

1309

YOUNG LEADERS IN ALA NETWORK

46

COUNTRIES REPRESENTED

1971

INTERNSHIP AND JOB PLACEMENTS SECURED THROUGH AFRICA CAREERS NETWORK

$136M

IN UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP AID ACCEPTED

177

VENTURES FOUNDED BY ALA ALUMNI

Infinite

OPPORTUNITIES