Our vision of the future

A network of young leaders, partners and friends of ALA, working together to address Africa's most pressing challenges, harness the continent's greatest opportunities and foster lasting peace and shared prosperity for all

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Our Model

Accelerate

Young African Talent

Helping our young leaders build the capabilities required to rapidly grow in their careers.

Ignite

Collaborative Impact

Fostering collaboration, mentorship, and access to capital for ventures and projects.

Weave

High-Impact Networks

Creating communities that build our collective capacity to tackle Africa’s grand challenges.

Networks in Numbers

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young leaders in the Network, from 57 countries
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young leaders placed in jobs and internships
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ventures founded by ALA Alumni
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of ALA’s first 6 cohorts are engaged in work or projects in Africa
Our Offering

We will Unleash the Network by accelerating diverse pathways to impact, developing sector communities and catalysing connections between our young leaders and key stakeholders.

Get involved & become part of the long term solution

Join us on the journey of transforming the continent. Whether you are a young leader, a partner or a friend of ALA, there are many different ways for you to get involved.

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Join a sector community

Passionate about health or education? Committed to making a difference in the arts or in governance? Do you have expertise in infrastructure? Join one of our sector communities and meet other people who are keen to collaborate and drive change in these areas.

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Hire a young leader

Boost your African workforce while promoting your commitment to the continent by hiring a young leader as an intern or as a full time member of your team. We have a pool of outstanding talent from all African countries who are eager to join the workforce and bring their exceptional leadership to your organisation. Every internship and job strengthens our young leader’s connection to the continent and develops their professional skills.

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Share a networking opportunity

Do you have an opportunity that you would like to share with our network of young leaders? Perhaps you are organising a conference and would like one of our young leaders to share their story, or you are aware of an event or a learning resource that could benefit our young leaders, share it with us and we will disseminate it into the community of young leaders.

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Attend an event

The best way to join us on the journey is to attend one of our events. Whether it is a sector event, a general ALA event or a Sector convening, you are welcome to join us to find out more.

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Share your story of impact

Do you have an opportunity that you would like to share with our network of young leaders? Perhaps you are organising a conference and would like one of our young leaders to share their story, or you are aware of an event or a learning resource that could benefit our young leaders, share it with us and we will disseminate it into the community of young leaders.

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Donate to ALA

Invest in the Future of Africa! Your support of ALA is more than charitable contribution – it is an investment in the future of Africa. Your generosity is furthering ALA’s mission of identifying, developing and connecting Africa’s future leaders.

A gift to ALA builds the network of leaders who will work together to address Africa’s greatest challenges and meet the needs of a changing continent and the demands of its citizens. Please join us in fulfilling the promise of the next generation of Africa.

Stories

At ALA, we believe that young people can dream big, take action and change the world. Our youth are not only our
hope for the future. They are our leaders today. They will be Africa’s greatest generation.

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Tiassa Mutunkei

Tiassa Mutunkei ’18 is a Kenyan conservation activist, and founder of Teens4Wildlife, an advocacy and mentorship platform campaigning against poaching and illegal wildlife trade, and educating young people about environmental protection.

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