ALA Leadership Accelerator for Exceptional High School Seniors

Come and learn from award-winning young entrepreneurs, leadership experts and other young high school leaders.

The Leadership Accelerator for Exceptional High School Seniors is a one-day gathering for high achieving secondary school students in their penultimate year, to advance their knowledge and application of self-leadership and entrepreneurial and beyond for community impact in preparation for post-secondary education and beyond, by learning from leadership experts and award-wining entrepreneurs, and networking with other young leaders of similar ilk.

The Leadership Accelerator is primarily aimed at secondary school students between the ages of 15 - 18.
Parents and members of the general public are also invited for an open information session to learn more about
African Leadership Academy.

The Accelerator is convened every year, by African Leadership Academy, in more than 25 African cities, bringing together high school prefects, young entrepreneurs, art enthusiasts, young scientists, sports leaders, debaters, academic outliers and community volunteers.

Each cohort will have access to resources from African Leadership Academy and other experts from within and outside our country of residence. Participating schools are eligible to recommend up to seven (7) participant for each session; individuals may also nominate themselves or others.

Register for free and bring a friend along to:

  • Learn about ALA and the application process
  • Gain problem-solving skills geared to solve challenges faced by your school community
  • Network with other high achieving students
  • Meet and hear from ALA staff and alumni

Dates and Registration Details:

Dakar, Senegal

Date: Saturday, October 5, 2019

Time: 08:00 - 15:00

Venue: Cours Sacre Coeur, Dakar

Harare, Zimbabwe

Date: Saturday, October 5, 2019

Time: 08:30 - 15:00

Venue: YETT


Date: Saturday, October 12, 2019

Time: 08:00 – 15:00

Venue: The Aga Khan Mzizima Secondary School

Côte d’Ivoire

Date: Saturday, October 12, 2019

Time: 08:00 – 15:00

Venue: Abidjan, iHub Abidjan, Cocody-Riviera 3, non loin de la clinique Saint- Viateur


Date: Saturday, October 12, 2019

Time: 09:00 – 16:00

Venue: Addictest Tunisia

Lagos, Nigeria

Date: Saturday, October 12, 2019

Time: 09:00 – 14:00

Venue: Supreme Education Foundation School

Abuja, Nigeria

Date: Saturday, October 19, 2019

Time: 09:00 – 17:00

Venue: Abuja, Federal Capital Territory

Cairo, Egypt

Date: Saturday, October 26, 2019

Time: 08:30 – 15:30

Accra, Ghana

Date: Saturday, November 16, 2019

Time: 08:00 – 12:00

Lilongwe, Malawi

Date: Saturday, November 23, 2019

Time: 08:00 – 15:00

Sousse, Tunisia

Date: Sunday, December 1, 2019

Time: 09:00 – 14:00

Johannesburg, South Africa

Date: Saturday, December 7, 2019

Time: 08:00 – 15:00

If you have any questions, please contact the ALA Recruitment Team:

Whatsapp: +27 78 422 9509

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