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E-Fest: Innovating Student Enterprises

The Entrepreneurship Festival (E-Fest) is an annual hallmark event which showcases the ideas that our Year 1 students have incubated over the course of...

Four Lessons for the Future of Education

By Chris Bradford, Founder and CEO Insights from “Cultivating Changemakers” at the European Parliament Two centuries ago, an apprentice weaver named Ned Ludd burned down the...

Effective Entrepreneurship Education: A Case Study from 10 years of African...

by Ryan Findley & Josh Adler  African Leadership Group (ALG) is a globally referenced pioneer in experiential education. In its short 10 years, it has...

Meet ALA’s Class of 2018: Lisa Shehan (Tanzania)

Welcome to our series of introductions to African Leadership Academy’s 2018 cohort – and meet Lisa Shehan from Tanzania… “Failure sharpens us to become greater...

Three Reasons Why Student Recruitment Partnerships Work

The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at ALA, launched in 2012, prepares scholars from disadvantaged backgrounds to create social and economic change by connecting promising...

Cultivating Changemakers: A Global Conversation on the Future of Education

It is clear that we all have a part to play in the future of education. We must move beyond the status quo and...

Debate at ALA

Zola Valashiya, Programs Manager for Global Programs, is excited to announce the re-launch of ALA’s debate club and a recent win at their very...

In memoriam-Joseph Buttigieg

Dr. Joseph Buttigieg, Professor Emeritus of English at the University of Notre Dame was one of ALA’s early supporters and was instrumental in linking the prestigious Hesburgh-Yusko...

Seminal Readings: What defines a good society?

Our young leaders kicked off the new year and a new school term with a long-standing tradition of the Academy; Seminal Readings. As one of...

Teaching Africa: Africa Through the Lens

African Leadership Academy’s Teaching Africa program started with two successful pilot events in 2017. It features a series of professional development workshops that explore interdisciplinary approaches...

Meet ALA’s Class of 2018: Mpiwa Gwindi (Zimbabwe)

As part of our series of introductions to African Leadership Academy’s 2018 cohort, we introduce you to a passionate arts performer, Mpiwa Gwindi from...

How ALA is helping me develop change-makers in India

Shashanka Rao, an Electrical Engineering and Biomedical Sciences graduate from India, joined ALA to explore his passion and purpose in leadership development. What he found was...

Alumni Spotlight: Postcolonial Theorist Takondwa Semphere, on Homecoming

‘Home can become this ill-spoken-of place that you constantly defend, so that in a sick and twisted way, you begin to breed, in yourself,...