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Announcing ALN2015 in Morocco!

We are thrilled to announce that our sixth Annual Gathering will be held in beautiful Morocco from November 3 to 7, 2015. This year will be the first time that an ALN Annual Gathering is held in North Africa. The region is one of the wealthiest on the continent, with an expected growth rate of...
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The Strength of ALN Ventures is in the ALN Community

Marypatton Davis is a Wharton MBA candidate who was embedded in Stawi Foods for the summer, as part of the ALN Ventures programme. Previously, Marypatton wrote down some insights from that experience. Today, she shares some thoughts on how the network effect of ALN amplified her impact on Stawi. Special thanks to the ALN members who empowered...
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ALN Member Catherine Lückhoff Breaks Sound Barriers

Catherine Lückhoff is the Founder and CEO of, a niche streaming service with big plans for expansion across the continent of Africa. However, Lückhoff cut her teeth in the PR business while still student in university. During her fourth year at Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Lückhoff started a...
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ALN Co-Founder Acha Leke on Leadership

Acha Leke, Co-Founder of the African Leadership Network, was recently featured in the TRUE Africa 100, a “list of innovators, opinion-formers, game-changers, pioneers, dreamers and mavericks who….are shaping the Africa of today and tomorrow.” “We are already seeing the impact of better leadership in Africa. The continent’s rise to the second-fastest...
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Five Insights From a Wharton Student in Kenya

While some people are nervous about doing business in “frontier” markets, I’ve always loved working in challenging environments that require original, entrepreneurial solutions. That’s how I wound up working with East African startups for three years prior to Wharton, and again for my 2015 summer internship. I am passionate about supporting...
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