Introducing GSP Explore: Global Affairs & Healthcare

For the first time in GSP history, we are delighted to announce the creation of two themed camps as part of our 2019 summer program season, with unique lenses focused on Global Affairs & Healthcare. After eight years and several hundred participants at our signature Global Scholars Program, we are thrilled at the prospect of combining our Entrepreneurial Leadership curriculum centred on design thinking and experiential learning with a deep dive into two of the biggest opportunities in Africa and the world today – addressing grand healthcare challenges and creating space for deepened international cooperation in a world that is increasingly polarized.

While we continue to offer our classic Explore and Engage programs, we believe that young leaders with a passion for healthcare and international relations will be greatly stimulated with the intersection of a curriculum geared towards problem solving and some real world challenges and opportunities in their fields of interest, while learning from experts in both fields.

GSP Explore: Global Affairs

Are you a global affairs enthusiast? Are you curious about what the real impact of Brexit will be in Europe? Are you keenly observing what might be a growing trade battle between China and the USA? Have you ever really wondered how the United Nations came to be, what it actually achieves in the world and why it hardly intervenes in conflicts between nations? Are you desperate to figure out what true power African states have as the largest voting bloc in the world? Perhaps all these topics sound fascinating but you don’t have a real clue what they mean but you’ve always dreamt of becoming an Ambassador and launching your career in Diplomacy…look no further!

At GSP Explore: Global Affairs, you will be able to discuss all of these topics and more with other aspiring diplomats and experts, plus a visit to one of the most powerful centres of Diplomacy in Africa. Launch your global career at GSP next summer!

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Date: 15 July – 24 July 2019

Location: African Leadership Academy, Johannesburg, South Africa

GSP Explore: Healthcare

What are some of the world’s biggest public health opportunities today? Are we sitting on the cusp of a cure for Cancer, a vaccine for Malaria or the end of Ebola? Are we about to finally eradicate Polio, significantly reduce maternal mortality or prove definitely that people can live healthy lives with HIV? What does it mean to be a public health professional at such a pivotal moment in history when some of the greatest breakthroughs in healthcare are finally within reach?

How would you choose to launch your career in such a crucial field? Join other public health enthusiasts and professionals in Johannesburg for the first ever GSP Explore: Healthcare summer camp. Learn from leading researchers and practitioners and get the opportunity to tour some of the most impressive health facilities around, while immersing yourself in ALA’s signature Entrepreneurial Leadership curriculum and the BUILD framework for problem-solving.

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Date: 29 July – 7 August 2019

Location: African Leadership Academy, Johannesburg, South Africa