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Mapping Change in Africa: Meet 5 Enterprising ALA Alumni

Given ALA’s ethos of developing the next generation of African leaders, and it’s entrepreneurial focus aimed at radically reducing the growing rate of unemployment in Africa, it’s no surprise that…

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Decennial Symposium: The Future of Work in Africa

In celebrating ALA’s 10 years, the Decennial Symposium sought to challenge our assembled network to imagine Africa’s future. Together, they tackled some of the most consequential challenges  and opportunities confronting…

Decennial Symposium: Enabling Social Enterprise

In celebrating ALA’s 10 years, the Decennial Symposium sought to challenge our assembled network to imagine Africa’s future. Together, they tackled some of the most consequential challenges  and opportunities confronting…

Decennial Symposium: Leadership and Ethics for Africa's Future

In celebrating ALA’s 10 years, the Decennial Symposium sought to challenge our assembled network to imagine Africa’s future. Together, they tackled some of the most consequential challenges and opportunities confronting Africa…

Decennial Symposium: Educating the World's Youngest Continent

In celebrating ALA’s 10 years, the Decennial Symposium sought to challenge our assembled network to imagine Africa’s future. Together, they tackled some of the most consequential challenges and opportunities confronting Africa…

Decennial Symposium: Building Healthcare Systems for Africa

In celebrating ALA’s 10 years, the Decennial Symposium sought to challenge our assembled network to imagine Africa’s future. Together, they tackled some of the most consequential challenges and opportunities confronting Africa…

Decennial Symposium: Reimagining Higher Education

Adam Habib (Vice Chancellor, WITS University) Khuraam Masood (COO, African Leadership University) Reimagining Higher Education Looking for more talks and panels: See all the videos and coverage  from our Decennial Symposium and…

Decennial Symposium: Science and Technology for Africa

In celebrating ALA’s 10 years, the Decennial Symposium sought to challenge our assembled network to imagine Africa’s future. Together, they tackled some of the most consequential challenges and opportunities confronting Africa…

A Conversation: Reimagining Africa's Future

Hakeem Belo Osagie in conversation with Harvard University Historian Caroline Elkins on the subject of Re-imagining Africa’s future. #ALA10 Decennial Symposium: Hakeem Belo Osagie in conversation with Caroline Elkins Looking…

Decennial Symposium: Accelerating Youth Career Pathways in Africa

In celebrating ALA’s 10 years, the Decennial Symposium sought to challenge our assembled network to imagine Africa’s future. Together, they tackled some of the most consequential challenges and opportunities confronting Africa…

Decennial Symposium: Unlocking Economic Growth in Africa

In the video below watch as the panelists discuss the topic of Unlocking Economic Growth in Africa. Panelists: Cristina Duarte (Former Minister of Finance, Cape Verde); Vera Songwe (Executive Secretary, UN…

Decennial Symposium: ALA's Plan for Africa's Young Entrepreneurs

In the video below, ALA’s VP of Global Programs, Josh Adler, shares ALA’s vision for developing young African entrepreneurs at the ALA Decennial Celebrations. Josh Adler (Vice President, Global Programs,…

ALA’s First Senate Candidate: Eddy Oketch

Eddy Oketch is the first graduate of African Leadership Academy to run for public office, having just finished his campaign for Senate in Migori, Kenya. He came in second out…

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