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10 Lessons From 10 Years: Everything Will Be OK

Welcome to lesson 10 from ALA CEO Chris Bradford’s reflections on lessons learned over the past 10 years of establishing Africa’s leading educational institution. ‘We must believe that we are…

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10 Lessons From 10 Years: Hard Things Are Hard

Welcome to Lesson 9 of African Leadership Academy CEO Chris Bradford’s reflections on lessons learnt over the past 10 years of establishing Africa’s leading educational institution. ‘…our greatest sense of…

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10 Lessons From 10 Years: Successful Translation is about Culture and Discipline

Welcome to Lesson 8 of African Leadership Academy CEO Chris Bradford’s reflections on lessons learnt over the past 10 years of establishing Africa’s leading educational institution. ‘…many transformation and translation…

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10 Lessons From 10 Years: Diversity Is Our Best Teacher – and our Source of Innovation

Welcome to Lesson 7 of African Leadership Academy CEO Chris Bradford’s reflections on lessons learnt over the past 10 years of establishing Africa’s leading educational institution. ‘Our best teacher at…

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10 Lessons From 10 Years: Solve your problems – or the market will

Welcome to Lesson 6 of African Leadership Academy CEO Chris Bradford’s reflections on lessons learnt over the past 10 years of establishing Africa’s leading educational institution. ‘Everything that we do…

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10 Lessons From 10 Years: Play the Game that Exists

Welcome to Lesson 5 of African Leadership Academy CEO Chris Bradford’s reflections on lessons learnt over the past 10 years of establishing Africa’s leading educational institution. ‘To play the game…

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Jacks of All Trades: The Phillips-Pages reflect on ALA’s Formation

Ryan and Jen Phillips-Page played instrumental roles in establishing African Leadership Foundation, assuming numerous ad-hoc positions that included fundraising, logistics, recruitment, maintenance, and more. The couple have maintained their firm…

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Pardee Center for African Futures

ALA Launches Africa Into the Future with Global Research Centre The launch of the Pardee Centre for African Futures Forecasting entrenches African Leadership Academy as Africa’s foremost learning institution. ‘Since…

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10 Lessons from 10 Years: Solve for the System, Not for the Individual  

  Welcome to Lesson 3 of African Leadership Academy CEO Chris Bradford’s reflections on lessons learnt over the past 10 years of establishing Africa’s leading educational institution. ‘We must embrace,…

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Decennial Symposium: The Future of Work in Africa

In celebrating ALA’s 10 years, the Decennial Symposium sought to challenge our assembled network to imagine Africa’s future. Together, they tackled some of the most consequential challenges  and opportunities confronting…

Decennial Symposium: Enabling Social Enterprise

In celebrating ALA’s 10 years, the Decennial Symposium sought to challenge our assembled network to imagine Africa’s future. Together, they tackled some of the most consequential challenges  and opportunities confronting…

Decennial Symposium: Leadership and Ethics for Africa's Future

In celebrating ALA’s 10 years, the Decennial Symposium sought to challenge our assembled network to imagine Africa’s future. Together, they tackled some of the most consequential challenges and opportunities confronting Africa…

Decennial Symposium: Educating the World's Youngest Continent

In celebrating ALA’s 10 years, the Decennial Symposium sought to challenge our assembled network to imagine Africa’s future. Together, they tackled some of the most consequential challenges and opportunities confronting Africa…

Decennial Symposium: Building Healthcare Systems for Africa

In celebrating ALA’s 10 years, the Decennial Symposium sought to challenge our assembled network to imagine Africa’s future. Together, they tackled some of the most consequential challenges and opportunities confronting Africa…

Decennial Symposium: Reimagining Higher Education

Adam Habib (Vice Chancellor, WITS University) Khuraam Masood (COO, African Leadership University) Reimagining Higher Education Looking for more talks and panels: See all the videos and coverage  from our Decennial Symposium and…

Decennial Symposium: Science and Technology for Africa

In celebrating ALA’s 10 years, the Decennial Symposium sought to challenge our assembled network to imagine Africa’s future. Together, they tackled some of the most consequential challenges and opportunities confronting Africa…

Interview with the Founders of ALA

An interview with founders of the academy Fred Swaniker, Chris Bradford, Peter Mombaur, and Acha Leke. #ALA10 Decennial Celebrations: Interviews with the Founders of ALA Looking for more talks and…

Gala Address: Graca Machel, Advocate for Women and Children

The Hon. Graca Machel delivers an address at the Decennial Gala. #ALA10 Decennial Celebrations: Address by Graça Machel Looking for more talks and panels: See all the videos and coverage  from our…

Gala Address: Muhammad Sanusi II, Emir of Kano State – Nigeria

Emir of Kano State, Nigeria, Muhammad Sanusi II delivers an address at the Decennial celebrations. #ALA10 Decennial Celebrations: Address by Muhammad Sanusi II, Emir of Kano Looking for more talks…

Gala Address: Chris Bradford, Co-founder and CEO of ALA

Chris Bradford, CEO of African Leadership Academy, delivers an address at the ALA Decennial Gala. #ALA10 Decennial Celebrations: Address by CEO Chris Bradford Looking for more talks and panels: See all the…