Obama Foundation Leaders

Servant Leadership in Practice: The young African leaders who came home to serve a new network of Obama Foundation Leaders

On any other day, they will be found running high impact startups, carrying out research or winning academic achievement awards in some of the world’s leading universities. Some others might…

Obama Leaders: Africa – Leadership lessons from Barack Obama, Mo Ibrahim, Kofi Annan, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Graca Machel to those hoping to following in their footsteps.

From 14 to 19 July 2018, African Leadership Academy was privileged to host what was perhaps the most impressive collection of African leadership role models on a single stage in…

Uzo Agyare-Kumi and Zukiswa Mthimunye – meet the inspiring women who co-created 5 days of leadership learning for the Obama Leaders: Africa program

When the opportunity to co-create with The Obama Foundation a 5-day experience for an inaugural cohort of 200 African leaders, ALA’s Dean of Global Programs was clear: “Zuki and I…

Not a campus, a community! 200 Obama Leaders welcomed to African Leadership Academy

In the spirit of ALA’s commitment to developing the next generation of African leaders, it has been particularly exciting to host the 200 young leaders from all over the continent…

On partnerships: ALA's collaboration with The Obama Foundation

For many months now, African Leadership Academy has been working to support the creation of a new network of young African leaders – The Obama Foundation Leaders: Africa program. It’s…