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A world-class educational platform for girls, founded by Oprah Winfrey

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Putting Our Girls Front & Center
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Congratulations to the Class of 2021

About the School

Congratulations to the O’Icons.  We are extremely proud of your achievements. You truly are examples of what being an OWLAG Girl is.  You are tenacious, courageous, resilient and all sorts of smart.   We wish you well as you enter the next phase of your life. Our hope and wish is that we have contributed towards making you the best you can be and that we have provided you with the tools to keep shining.

 

School Overview

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Our Academics

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The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls is a forward-thinking, ‘cutting edge’ all-girls school with a focus on learning. ‘Strategy 2025’ defines – the key objective of the academic team – the provision of excellent and high-quality education, and skills that will prepare the girls for the future. 

Sciences

In the 21st century, we find ourselves living in a technological era. We use a variety of machines and gadgets to entertain ourselves and to improve our everyday lives: cell phones, computers, washing machines, cars with electric windows and automatic gears, and even electric toothbrushes!

Online + Onsite

Mathematics

Contributing to developing South Africa by developing young scientifically-minded African women leaders. 

Online + Onsite

Arts

The value of Arts education goes further in that it has been shown to assist students in their personal, social and academic development.

Online + Onsite

News & Events

Congratulations Ms Ndebele and Prof Phakeng
13
June
Congratulations Ms Ndebele and Prof Phakeng
Categories: General
We are celebrating our Executive Director, Ms Gugu Ndebele for assuming the role of Deputy Chairperson of the Rhodes University Council. To learn m...
We are celebrating our Executive Director, Ms Gugu Ndebele for assuming the role of Deputy Chairperson of the Rhodes University Council. To learn more about this, please follow the link Learn more ...
Prof Phakeng’s University of Ottawa Honorary Doctorate
9
June
Prof Phakeng’s University of Ottawa Honora...
Categories: General
(a celebratory article in honour of our Board Member, Prof Mamokethi Phakeng) Like OWLAG girls and many South African girls, the University of Cape...
(a celebratory article in honour of our Board Member, Prof Mamokethi Phakeng) Like OWLAG girls and many South African girls, the University of Cape Town Vice-chancellor and Oprah Winfrey Leadership...
GBV statement by the Executive Director
24
May
GBV statement by the Executive Director
Categories: ED, General
Too often, brutal stories of gender-based violence (GBV) will make headlines and remind us that this form of brutality happens every day. However, ...
Too often, brutal stories of gender-based violence (GBV) will make headlines and remind us that this form of brutality happens every day. However, Namhla’s story cuts deep. Moreover, there are so m...
GBV statement by the 2022 Executive SRC
24
May
GBV statement by the 2022 Executive SRC
Categories: General, SRC
“This country buries us before we are born. Calls us by our obituaries before it calls us by our names.” – Koleka Putuma, EVERY THREE HOURS Our cou...
“This country buries us before we are born. Calls us by our obituaries before it calls us by our names.” – Koleka Putuma, EVERY THREE HOURS Our country is again in a state of shock over yet another...
Congratulations Ms Ndebele and Prof Phakeng
13
June
Congratulations Ms Ndebele and Prof Phakeng
Categories: General
We are celebrating our Executive Director, Ms Gugu Ndebele for assuming the role of Deputy Chairperson of the Rhodes University Council. To learn m...
We are celebrating our Executive Director, Ms Gugu Ndebele for assuming the role of Deputy Chairperson of the Rhodes University Council. To learn more about this, please follow the link Learn more ...
Prof Phakeng’s University of Ottawa Honorary Doctorate
9
June
Prof Phakeng’s University of Ottawa Honora...
Categories: General
(a celebratory article in honour of our Board Member, Prof Mamokethi Phakeng) Like OWLAG girls and many South African girls, the University of Cape...
(a celebratory article in honour of our Board Member, Prof Mamokethi Phakeng) Like OWLAG girls and many South African girls, the University of Cape Town Vice-chancellor and Oprah Winfrey Leadership...
GBV statement by the Executive Director
24
May
GBV statement by the Executive Director
Categories: ED, General
Too often, brutal stories of gender-based violence (GBV) will make headlines and remind us that this form of brutality happens every day. However, ...
Too often, brutal stories of gender-based violence (GBV) will make headlines and remind us that this form of brutality happens every day. However, Namhla’s story cuts deep. Moreover, there are so m...
GBV statement by the 2022 Executive SRC
24
May
GBV statement by the 2022 Executive SRC
Categories: General, SRC
“This country buries us before we are born. Calls us by our obituaries before it calls us by our names.” – Koleka Putuma, EVERY THREE HOURS Our cou...
“This country buries us before we are born. Calls us by our obituaries before it calls us by our names.” – Koleka Putuma, EVERY THREE HOURS Our country is again in a state of shock over yet another...

News & Events

Congratulations Ms Ndebele and Prof Phakeng
13
June
Congratulations Ms Ndebele and Prof Phakeng
Categories: General
We are celebrating our Executive Director, Ms Gugu Ndebele for assuming the role of Deputy Chairperson of the Rhodes University Council. To learn m...
We are celebrating our Executive Director, Ms Gugu Ndebele for assuming the role of Deputy Chairperson of the Rhodes University Council. To learn more about this, please follow the link Learn more ...
Prof Phakeng’s University of Ottawa Honorary Doctorate
9
June
Prof Phakeng’s University of Ottawa Honora...
Categories: General
(a celebratory article in honour of our Board Member, Prof Mamokethi Phakeng) Like OWLAG girls and many South African girls, the University of Cape...
(a celebratory article in honour of our Board Member, Prof Mamokethi Phakeng) Like OWLAG girls and many South African girls, the University of Cape Town Vice-chancellor and Oprah Winfrey Leadership...
GBV statement by the Executive Director
24
May
GBV statement by the Executive Director
Categories: ED, General
Too often, brutal stories of gender-based violence (GBV) will make headlines and remind us that this form of brutality happens every day. However, ...
Too often, brutal stories of gender-based violence (GBV) will make headlines and remind us that this form of brutality happens every day. However, Namhla’s story cuts deep. Moreover, there are so m...
GBV statement by the 2022 Executive SRC
24
May
GBV statement by the 2022 Executive SRC
Categories: General, SRC
“This country buries us before we are born. Calls us by our obituaries before it calls us by our names.” – Koleka Putuma, EVERY THREE HOURS Our cou...
“This country buries us before we are born. Calls us by our obituaries before it calls us by our names.” – Koleka Putuma, EVERY THREE HOURS Our country is again in a state of shock over yet another...
Congratulations Ms Ndebele and Prof Phakeng
13
June
Congratulations Ms Ndebele and Prof Phakeng
Categories: General
We are celebrating our Executive Director, Ms Gugu Ndebele for assuming the role of Deputy Chairperson of the Rhodes University Council. To learn m...
We are celebrating our Executive Director, Ms Gugu Ndebele for assuming the role of Deputy Chairperson of the Rhodes University Council. To learn more about this, please follow the link Learn more ...
Prof Phakeng’s University of Ottawa Honorary Doctorate
9
June
Prof Phakeng’s University of Ottawa Honora...
Categories: General
(a celebratory article in honour of our Board Member, Prof Mamokethi Phakeng) Like OWLAG girls and many South African girls, the University of Cape...
(a celebratory article in honour of our Board Member, Prof Mamokethi Phakeng) Like OWLAG girls and many South African girls, the University of Cape Town Vice-chancellor and Oprah Winfrey Leadership...
GBV statement by the Executive Director
24
May
GBV statement by the Executive Director
Categories: ED, General
Too often, brutal stories of gender-based violence (GBV) will make headlines and remind us that this form of brutality happens every day. However, ...
Too often, brutal stories of gender-based violence (GBV) will make headlines and remind us that this form of brutality happens every day. However, Namhla’s story cuts deep. Moreover, there are so m...
GBV statement by the 2022 Executive SRC
24
May
GBV statement by the 2022 Executive SRC
Categories: General, SRC
“This country buries us before we are born. Calls us by our obituaries before it calls us by our names.” – Koleka Putuma, EVERY THREE HOURS Our cou...
“This country buries us before we are born. Calls us by our obituaries before it calls us by our names.” – Koleka Putuma, EVERY THREE HOURS Our country is again in a state of shock over yet another...