The African Leadership Academy

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The African Leadership Academy is a pan-African high school with a unique curriculum that includes courses in Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Africa Studies.

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The African Leadership Academy

  1. 1. Developing the nextgeneration of African leaders
  2. 2. African Leadership Academy… …is a pan-African institution that seeks to transform Africa by developing the next generation of African leaders…brings together the most promising young leaders from across Africa for an innovative two-year A-level program.
  3. 3. ALA was born out of the vision to address the root cause of Africa’s problems…. …poor leadership
  4. 4. The goal: 6,000 leaders in 50 yearsThe next… Nelson Mandela Archbishop Desmond Wangari Maathai Mo Ibrahim Tutu
  5. 5. Progress to date: A strong foundation430 young leaders, chosen from over 9,200 applicantsfrom 34 nationalities Exceptional team of faculty & staffExperienced University guidance team
  6. 6. The model: An ecosystem to transform a continent Mentors Guest Speakers ALA ecosystem: nurturing young people throughout their2 year program leadership journey Internships University guidance Career support
  7. 7. Innovative & Unique Curriculum A-Level Core +Leadership, Entrepreneurship & African Studies + Culminating Projects
  8. 8. Exposure to world leaders
  9. 9. Applications to ALA have come from across Africa:WEST AFRICA NORTH AFRICA- Ghana - Egypt- Nigeria - Morocco- Senegal - Tunisia- Ivory Coast - Algeria- Cameroon - Mauritania- Liberia EAST AFRICA- Sierra Leone - Kenya- Burkina Faso - Tanzania- Mali - Ethiopia SOUTHERN AFRICA- Togo - South Africa - Uganda - Botswana - Rwanda- Gambia - Zimbabwe - Burundi- São Tomé and Príncipe - Zambia - DRC - Mozambique - Somalia - Lesotho - Sudan - Namibia - Mauritius - Madagascar
  10. 10. Admissions Criteria Academic Achievement Leadership Potential Entrepreneurial Spirit Dedication to Service Passion for Africa
  11. 11. The kinds of young leaders we are looking for… William Miranda Belinda Built a windmill at age 14 Took over as math teacher Built an agricultural to electrify his village; 60 at her school at age 14 after business at age 16 to families now have power a teachers’ strike left her create income for a family and clean drinking water. town without a teacher. orphaned by AIDS. Aim: to bring widespread Aim: To shape policy as Aim: to find a cure forrenewable energy to Africa minister of education of HIV/AIDS South Africa
  12. 12. APPLY TODAY!! Applications for 2012 class are now open! Visit: www.africanleadershipacademy.orgEmail: admissions@africanleadershipacademy.org Phone: +27 11 699 3000
  13. 13. Developing the next generation of African leaders

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