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Our Impact

Unlocking The Power of Youth

Since its inception in 2008, the African Leadership Academy has been growing a network of young leader who are catalyzing transformative change on the African continent and beyond.

The Power of Youth - ALA 2021 ANNUAL REPORT

African Leadership Academy’s annual reports are a powerful window into our history and plans for the future. In this section, you will be able to read and download all our previous annual reports.

Our Impact in Numbers

ALA Young Leaders

50
Young leaders who have studied in our 2-year diploma
1
African countries are represented in the student & alumni network
1
Gender distribution in our student body

University Placements

50
Leading universities across the globe are attended by ALA alumni
1
Countries across the world where ALA alumni have completed university studies
$1
Value of university scholarships funding accepted by ALA graduates

Development Through Experience

1
Independent research projects presented in the fields of Creativity Research, Humanities Research, Scientific Research and model Africa Union research in 2021
1
On-campus student enterprises run by teams of ALA students since inception
1
Delegates from across the world participated in ALA Model African Union conference in March 2021, entirely organised by ALA students

Careers and Network

50
Internships have been secured through ALA’s unique Careers and Internships program
1%
ALA graduates actively engaged in work or projects across Africa.
1%
Job placements of ALA’s first four cohorts of university graduates are on the African continent

Anzisha Prize

A premier award for young entrepreneurs

1
Young entrepreneurs to date have been recognized and awarded
1
Winners are from 28 countries from across the continent
$100
Collective $495,000 in cash prizes awarded to invest in their ventures.