Egypt - We Develop Africa's Top Leaders

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Are you one of Egypt's future changemakers? Perhaps you are a parent or mentor of one? Discover why the very best choice is to study at ALA.

ABOUT ALA

African Leadership Academy seeks to develop Africa's next generation of young leaders to transform the continent. To achieve our mission, we seek to identify youth who show the spark of initiative; who see what can be and strive to make it so. These young leaders are immersed in an intensive program of intellectual growth and hands-on leadership development. We connect them to a powerful network along their path to transformative impact in Africa

WHAT WE OFFER:
  • Africa's most diverse school community - we offer our young leaders a home away from home where they learn with others from 35+ African countries
  • An internationally accredited high school diploma  - ALA students write the Cambridge International Exams, (A-levels), the world's most widely recognised pre-university credential.
  • Pioneering entrepreneurship & leadership courses - we provide amazing opportunities to learn and practice being a leader and an entrepreneur - including running your own business.
  • World-class boarding school facilities  - A fully residential campus with newly renovated dormitories, classrooms, auditorium, dining hall, science labs, our innovative arts precinct and sports facilities

ALA could take you places!

  • ALA is uniquely placed to support students with international dreams and aspirations - whether you hope to be an entrepreneur, diplomat, social activist, scientist, inventor and political leader - ALA's community will help you explore your interests and develop your skills.
  • Students who graduate from ALA have been accepted to leading universities and colleges across the globe. Our team of experienced university guidance counselors works with each student to help them prepare for and navigate the entire university application process.
  •  ALA truly prepares students for success in university and for life, anywhere in the world. Our rigorous academic program is complemented with sport, wellness, creativity and cultural activities.
  • We continuously support our students after graduating from ALA as they start careers, launch ventures, and pursue their goals beyond the Academy walls. A dedicated team provides alumni with lifelong access to powerful networks and global opportunities.

MEET AN ALA ALUM

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Interested in mathematics and science? Meet Rahaf.  She is passionate about applied sciences, physics and mathematics. She finished two years of high school in the first Egyptian STEM School, Maadi STEM School for Girls.

During her studies there, she had done five science projects to solve potent challenges in her community. She continued to explore her interests in the sciences at ALA. She also discovered her interests in arts and politics.  Rahaf participated in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF), in Pittsburgh in 2015. Intel ISEF is the world’s largest international pre-college science competition.

She has continued to use her interests in various activities that are related to social entrepreneurship, arts and spoken word.

Watch the videos below to learn more about the Academy.

Careers & next steps

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