African Leadership Foundation

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African Leadership Foundation "is a US 501(c)(3) non profit organization that seeks to develop young leaders and entrepreneurs for the African continent.

"We primarily carry out this mission by supporting the establishment and growth of African Leadership Academy, a pan-African high school that seeks to transform Africa by developing the next generation of African leaders." [1]


Accessed November 2010: [2]

  • Chris Bradford, President, African Leadership Foundation; Founder and Vice President, African Leadership Academy
  • Ed Brakeman, Secretary & Treasurer; Managing Director, Bain Capital
  • Alex Cummings, Director; Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of the Coca-Cola Company
  • Jon Cummings, Director, McKinsey & Company
  • Ted Dintersmith, Partner Emeritus, Charles River Ventures
  • Temp Keller, Managing Director, Innovations for Learning
  • Joan Lonergan, Head of Castilleja School
  • Anthony Marx currently serves as the President of Amherst College.
  • Derek Schrier, Chairman; Founder, Indaba Capital Management, LLC

Former Board Members

Accessed November 2010: [3]

  • John Gachora, Regional Head of the Investment Banking Division, ABSA Bank
  • Jonathan Greenblatt, Co-founder, Ethos Water
  • Kim Smith, Co-Founder and Senior Advisor, NewSchools Venture Fund
  • John Tedstrom, President and CEO of the Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria



Resources and articles

Related Sourcewatch


  1. About, African Leadership Foundation, accessed November 18, 2010.
  2. Board, African Leadership Foundation, accessed November 18, 2010.
  3. Former Board Members, African Leadership Foundation, accessed November 18, 2010.