“Take up space. Do not minimize yourself for the convenience of others”, Tonya Ingram.
These words deeply resonate with ALU student, Smangaliso Mbili, who takes us through one of his boldest decisions so far: bringing TEDx to ALU Rwanda.
At ALU, we take our sense of community very seriously, especially during uncertain times like these. So it’s not surprising that the ALU community has come up with fun and exciting ways of preserving our culture, maintaining our Restless Excellence value, and building unshakable support systems as we navigate the new normal we’re all faced with.
In 2020, we have all witnessed a disruption to daily life, work and much more due to the spread of the coronavirus across the world. In such times, our world becomes vulnerable and we have to ensure we have solutions that protect everyone or can improve the conditions in which we all exist.
What would you do if your biggest venture became your greatest failure? Would you start again? Check out this story from one of our students, Sisekelo Dlamini, who shares how launching eSwatini’s next financial technology innovation led to his biggest failure. How did he bounce back from this? Read on to find out more.
How do you maintain relations with the people you serve during these uncertain times of COVID-19? How do you remain productive? We’ve reached out to some of ALU’s young entrepreneurs and asked them to give us some tips on how to survive during this time of uncertainty and quarantine, and how to remain productive as a small enterprise. Here is what they had to say.
Venture is ALU’s newly launched free online course, designed to unleash your entrepreneurial potential by capturing the lessons and experiences of various entrepreneurs. The course is mainly targeted at high school and university-aged aspiring entrepreneurs. Young people who have identified problems in their communities and have an appetite or learned how to solve them.
You might have heard it a million times – data is the new goldmine! But how true is this and what impact does it have on our continent and especially our development? Discover how AIIP, a flagship program between ALU and General Electric Africa is developing technical and digital savvy leaders using data to unlock Africa’s potential.
Since its founding, ALU stays true to its mission of equipping a new generation of young African leaders to transform the African continent. Following its inaugural graduation in June 2019, this second graduation is the continuation of this journey to educating these 3 million African leaders by 2035.
As we go into our next stage of growth, we want to make sure every entrepreneurial leader has the opportunity to attend ALU. So we are happy to share with you the ALU Scholarships 2020; 5 different scholarships that aim to make world-class higher education accessible to all.