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How ALA’s 6 Sector Communities Are Harnessing The Power of Networks

We have challenged ourselves these past years at ALA to harness the power that exists within the ALA Community. After engaging with ALA Alumni, friends of ALA and partner organisations, …

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The Power of Moonshot Thinking – Lessons from Google X

ALA’s Networks Team ran an insightful digital speaker series this past month aimed at addressing various topics of the “Future of Work”. This series, made especially relevant due to the…

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ACN Securing Internships During a Global Pandemic

How did we secure jobs during the height of one of the most devastating pandemics we have experienced in recent history? We chat with Ayado Ewinyu, Director of our Africa…

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Let's Prepare for the Future of African Work

  Africa needs a revolution. Despite being home to some of the world’s fastest growing economies, millions of Africans are still languishing in poverty. Growth is simply not trickling down…

Africa Career's Network is Hosting a Baraza in Kenya

  Africa Career’s Network (ACN) in partnership with Mastercard Foundation will host the first-ever Professional Development “Baraza” for students and graduates on the African continent, in Nairobi, Kenya in July….

ALA Hosts 2015 Regional Networking Cocktails and Indabas

In July 2015, ALA organized regional events in Lagos, Nigeria; Casablanca, Morocco; Nairobi, Kenya; and Johannesburg, South Africa to connect our multiple stakeholders in each region with our community of…

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ALA Alumni Attend Professional Development 'Baraza' in New York

Eighty-One ALA graduates currently studying in the United States of America (USA) gathered in New York City from January 8th — 10th, 2015 for an annual professional development programme organized…

ALA launches Africa Careers Network

ALA is proud to announce the official launch of the Africa Careers Network web portal! Established in partnership with The MasterCard Foundation, Africa Careers Network (ACN) connects outstanding young people…

Careers Day at Colgate Palmolive

There was a tangible sense of excitement as the entire second year class trekked out to Gold Reef City Amusement Park for Colgate-Palmolive Careers Day. Scott Geldart, General Manager of…

OANDA Asia Pacific Launches Innovative Foreign Exchange Programme with ALA

African Leadership Academy (ALA) is pleased to announce a partnership programme with OANDA Asia Pacific, the Singapore subsidiary of foreign exchange industry leader OANDA Corporation, that will give our students…

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