Nominate the first student
from Guinea-Bissau to join ALA

Africa’s greatest need is ethical and entrepreneurial leadership.

Twenty percent of the young leaders at ALA are brought to our attention by community members who nominate them. You may know a young leader at secondary school or equivalent who has shown leadership potential in your community. We accept nominations for high school students with potential from as young as 13 years old.

Nominate a Young Leader

Develop – Participate in developing Africa’s next generation of transformational leaders

Discover – Help a student discover a life-changing opportunity that they weren’t  aware of before

Reward – Reward students for incredible achievements, commitment to service, passion for Africa, and leadership potential

The ALA Difference



We comb Africa for youth who show the spark of initiative; who see what can be and strive to make it so.



Young leaders complete an intensive program of intellectual growth and hands-on leadership development.



Young leaders are guided by a powerful network along their path to create transformative change in Africa.



2022 Taalu ceremony

Taalu 2022: Let’s Tend to our Garden

The African Leadership Academy community welcomed the return of life to our campus and arrival of the Year 1s with one of our most anticipated celebrations of the calendar: our…

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