The Story of LoA
Over the past four years, Leaders of Africa has grown to be a premier research, educational, and capacity building organization. Learn about some of the milestones in LoA's past.
LoA was founded with a vision of promoting credible, ethical, and inclusive thought leadership. The early programs involved engaging with political, social, and economic leaders as well as providing a platform for Pan-African experience sharing.
The LoA Institute grew out of LoA's overarching educational mission. The first and flagship program was the Research Methods Program. The recruitment for the 2019 cohort began in December 2018. Beginning in May 2019, 20 Scholars would partake in the inaugural program.
Amplifying voices that contribute to development becomes possible with the advent of multimedia platforms, including podcasting. The LoA Institute launched the Podcast Program to help aspiring producers craft impactful programs.
Data visualization enables data and research to reach broad audiences. With the goal of citizen engagement, the Data + Design for Development Program was launched.