• Congratulations to the
    Graduating Class of 2017

  • The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls

    We're an independent boarding school, founded by Oprah Winfrey to provide world-class education to previously disadvantaged girls in South Africa from Grade 8 to Grade 12.

  • We're Celebrating

    10 Years

    of Educating Young Women to Impact, Influence and Inspire their World.

Students

We strive to raise future leaders who are able to navigate a variety of social and cultural contexts, and who will remain committed to the development of South Africa and the African continent.

The Foundation

From the start, Oprah Winfrey knew that university study was essential to the students achieving their professional and personal goals, contributing to society and establishing financial independence.

News

FedEx partners with The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy to advance education in South Africa

According to the World Bank Group, there are 130 million girls around the world that are not in school. Poverty, cultural norms and practices, living in remote or underserved locations

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O-Mavericks Graduation 2017

On Saturday, 2 December, the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls (OWLAG) celebrated the graduation of their 2017 Matric Class affectionately referred to as the “O-Mavericks”.

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OWLAG on Real Talk with Anele

In November the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls was featured on Real Talk with Anele in celebration of its 10 year anniversary.

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OWLAF Corporate Day 2017

The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy Foundation (OWLAF) hosted its second Corporate Day career networking event

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