Fred Swaniker, GLA's founder, delivered the Closing Plenary at the renowned Skoll World Forum.
GLA was founded by Fred Swaniker, a Ghanaian man on a mission to use education to raise Africa's growing population of youth into world leaders. Listen to him give an epic, inspiring speech (he followed Tesla's Elon Musk!) at the renowned Skoll World Forum about educating hundreds of millions of young adults to solve the world's greatest social challenges—in just 6,000 days.
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GLA Flagship Programs
Our 21-day Flagship programs provide the ideal amount of time to satisfy every dimension of the GLA Experience.
Although many of the same objectives can be achieved on shorter programs, students and parents report that three weeks is the optimal time to develop lifelong friendships with local people and fellow students, to make a greater impact on the community, to fully immerse themselves in a culture, and to explore different facets of the host country.