Shaping Africa’s Tomorrow, By Helping You Find Your Place!

Join the ranks of the continent’s future leaders and innovators with The ALX Fellowship..

Image taken during a retreat in Nairobi, Kenya

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Championing Africa’s Talent Advantage

Africa boasts the world’s fastest-growing and most youthful population, a significant demographic advantage in an era when the rest of the world’s workforce is diminishing.

This represents a massive opportunity for the African continent to establish itself as a key player on the international stage.

What are the benefits within the ALX Fellowship Community

Career Support

Get access to Job Readiness Events, Networking opportunities with your peers in the fellowship but also with experts in your field of interest, and last, but not the least, Access to Job opportunities.

Networking

Fellows have the opportunity to network with a Pan-African community of over 50,000 people and meet senior global professionals.

Perks

The more you engage in our community, the Legacy Points you are able to earn.

Lifelong Learning

We live in a world where we are constantly required to upskill to stay relevant in our professional paths! With the ALX Fellowship you are always presented with the opportunity to hone your soft skills as well as your technical skills.

Zakaria Chamakh

Casablanca, Morocco

Mohamed Ali

Cairo, Egypt

Mikias Hailu

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Vivian Dzrekey

Accra, Ghana

Jacob Aloku

Lagos, Nigeria

Edna Kiilu

Machakos County, Kenya

Dusingize Shami Adeline

Kigali, Rwanda

Michael Mulenga

Lilongwe, Malawi

Nkosinathi Madonsela

Johannesburg, South Africa

Where are our fellows

Our fellows are primarily situated across eight African cities. As part of their fellowship, they enjoy the privilege of attending informative career and networking events. These opportunities play a vital role in assisting them in achieving their career goals.

More than 20,000 young African learners have found their place so far

“The fellowship has really been impactful. I have learned a lot from the different events that I have attended. I have also met amazing individuals from connecting with the ALX fellows, most especially with the hybrid town hall meeting that was recently added. Where I have a problem with is the slow/low level of job call.”

“I must say that working on this course was a pleasure. I check into the Slack channel from time to time, and the level of support you provide is unreal!

“It’s a well-structured and an organized platform with great potential to change the narratives of the African talent space”

“I like the community because we get to share our challenges, opportunities, and our progress. This is motivating”

“What I like most about The ALX Fellowship is the level of thought-out plans and resources put in place to ensure members are well-boarded and connected.”

“It’s a well-structured and an organized platform with great potential to change the narratives of the African talent space”

“Almost everything about the ALX fellowship is awesome. The way the team wants to help when there is a need is incredible. You get to meet peers from different Corners of Africa.”

"Almost everything about the ALX fellowship is awesome. The way the team wants to help when there is a need is incredible. You get to meet peers from different Corners of Africa.”

Jose Herrera
Data Scientist, Kenya

"What I like most about The ALX Fellowship is the level of thought-out plans and resources put in place to ensure members are well-boarded and connected. “

Jose Herrera
Data Scientist, Kenya

It's a well-structured and an organized platform with great potential to change the narratives of the African talent space.

Jose Herrera
Data Scientist, Kenya

"I like the community because we get to share our challenges, opportunities, and our progress. This is motivating."

Jose Herrera
Data Scientist, Kenya

It's a well-structured and an organized platform with great potential to change the narratives of the African talent space.

Jose Herrera
Data Scientist, Kenya

“I must say that working on this course was a pleasure. I check into the Slack channel from time to time, and the level of support you provide is unreal!”

Jose Herrera
Data Scientist, Kenya

"The fellowship has really been impactful. I have learned a lot from the different events that I have attended. I have also met amazing individuals from connecting with the ALX fellows, most especially with the hybrid town hall meeting that was recently added. Where I have a problem with is the slow/low level of job call."

Jose Herrera
Data Scientist, Kenya

Eligibility

The ALX Fellowship is reserved for ALX graduates. As part of this elite tier, you gain access to expanded career support.

FAQs

The ALX Fellowship is a community of top talent that supports each other to succeed. The Fellowship accelerates the careers of the world’s top young professionals with a focus on Africa.

As we grow, we are also developing partnerships with exciting brands to provide you with exclusive access and discounts. Stay tuned for more.

No, we do not charge you for access to Fellowship. We charge employers that hire talent through our platform.  

The Fellowship will just require your commitment, engagement, and time. It will also require you to keep your job status up to date so we can track progress towards our goals! 

No – ALX cannot guarantee that you will get a job through The Fellowship.

We will however provide you with a wider variety of support that will enable you to place yourself at your next role. Navigate the different channels of the community portal to see what support is currently available.

In some cases, ALX will provide access to job opportunities through the Portal. This is, however, not guaranteed. Look through the Opportunities channel to see if there are any job opportunities available there. Do you have a job opportunity you want to share? Go over to the Opportunities channel to share it!

The ALX Fellowship exists to accelerate the careers of the top 5% of African talent – by connecting them to opportunities, supporting their professional development and creating a tight-knit community for ALX Fellows to support each other. 

As part of the African Leadership Group – our mission is to transform Africa by developing 3 million ethical and entrepreneurial leaders, and The ALX Fellowship is a vehicle to enable and sustain that mission

The ALX Fellowship accelerates your career in the following ways:

  1. We profile and market you to employers around the world, enabling you to access exciting job and investment opportunities.
  2. We cover the costs of your initial training at ALX and provide access to continuous professional development resources throughout your career.
  3. We offer you a growing list of exclusive perks to accelerate your career. In the future these might include credit cards, access to scholarships, travel experiences, access to ALX Clubhouses & much more.

You can connect with other Fellows right here in The ALX Community Portal! When you register your profile on The Portal, visit the Get Started channel to learn how to use the portal, and meet other Fellows. Enjoy!

To reset your password, follow the steps highlighted below to successfully reset your portal log-in password;

  1. Visit the login page of the Fellow Portal here: https://member.theroom.com/login.  
  2. Select ‘Forgot Password’ 
  3. Type in your email address. The email address that you used to sign up to the portal with.
  4. Follow the instructions to reset your password that will have been sent to your inbox.

If you still experience issues logging in, then please contact us on [email protected] for assistance.

In the event that you detect that your account has been compromised, reach out to us via [email protected]

Include ‘Urgent’ in your subject to assist you as fast as possible. 

The ALX fellow portal team will follow up with your request and share updates during the investigation and diagnosis period.

You can access The ALX Fellowship data privacy policy here.

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