Merceline Oliech talks self-confidence

“Adjust your shoulders. Stand tall. Unbow your head. Speak life into your life. Do not listen to the noise. You are an answered prayer”- Ijeoma Umebinyuo Merceline Oliech If confidence was a person, Merceline Oliech, 3rd year ALU Business Management student, would be the poster girl. We catch up with her to talk about her […]

The New Normal- Our Experience

If the statements “let me know when you can see my screen” or “let’s give everyone a minute to join” ring a loud bell in your mind, then you are certainly not alone. 2020 has, for the most part, been a year of a massive and abrupt transition. A lot of plans that people and […]

The ALU Podcast: Demystifying Entrepreneurial leadership in Africa

The ALU Podcast is a student-run podcast with episodes that are produced & hosted by a group of bold and innovative students from ALU on a mission to demystify entrepreneurial leadership in Africa. With over 7000 listeners across 6 continents, in more than 90 countries, the ALU Podcast has seen massive success since its inception […]

Akinyi Osanjo on Pioneering her Human Rights Journey

“When I dare to be powerful to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” Audre Lorde We meet up with ALU Global Challenges student, Akinyi Osanjo, who has shown consistency in using her power and strength to advocate for the LGTBQIA+ community […]

Martha Chumo: The Self-Taught Developer making Technology Relevant in Kenya

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Nairobi Dev School equips youth in East Africa with computer programming skills and helps them build technology-based solutions to everyday challenges. The school was established in 2012 by Martha Chumo, a 21-year-old self-taught programmer, after she was denied a visa to study in the US. Chumo gave up a scholarship to study medicine after […]