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ALG and Cherry Creek Schools forging a strong partnership, superintendent says

A partnership between the Cherry Creek School District and the African Leadership Group makes a great deal of mutual sense. Just ask Superintendent Christopher Smith. “Cherry Creek Schools wants to make sure each and every...

Leadership Africa perspective: Lola Adesegha

After two months, Lola said, the program is exceeding even her high expectations. “It has been mind-blowing, the kind of conversations we are able to have, and how well we have been able to get to know each other so quickly,” she said. “It has provided me with an opportunity to unlearn and relearn.”

New partnership with PEBC offers teaching career opportunities

PEBC’s teacher residency program could be of special interest to ALG members. The yearlong program provides a stipend roughly equivalent to a first-year teacher’s pay, and places residents in a classroom full-time with an experienced mentor teacher. 

Leadership Africa perspectives: Helen Bradshaw and Fatima Benameur

“Leadership Africa is going to open doors. It is providing me with the opportunity to build bridges," Helen said.

Parent perspective: Navigating the public school system is challenging

I will continue to be on top of my kids to do well in school and I hope the school will do the same.

How ALG’s public speaking class built my self-confidence

My ALG family has been one of the greatest support systems I have had and one of the toughest critics. They tell me when I am on track and provide advice on my next steps out of a place of love and commitment.

Papa Dia receives Notley Changemaker award

African Leadership Group Founder and Executive Director Papa Dia was one of three people named as a Notley Inaugural Changemaker at an event on February 21. Notley is an Austin, Texas-based company that recently opened...

“Professor” Madiama Mbaye holds successful book launch

It was no surprise that an event honoring the launch of Professor Madiama Mbaye's new book, "Fated to Win: 7 Steps to Finding Meaningful Success," drew a large crowd to the Denver Botanic Gardens on January 21.

Pacific Western Bank: A valued ALG partner

When California-based Pacific Western Bank expanded into Colorado four years ago, its executives began looking for community partners it could support with Community Reinvestment Act contributions. ALG made an instant impression.

Youth Empowerment’s financial literacy class gives students a jump-start

The class helps middle- and high-school students understand the basics of personal finance – balancing a checkbook, budgeting, understanding credit cards and how to stay out of debt, and beginning to save early for retirement.