Oprah Considers Opening an All-Girls School in the US

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Oprah Winfrey confirmed that she is considering opening an all-girls school in the United States, 12 years after opening the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls (OWLAG) in South Africa.

Winfrey mentioned the school during a behind-the-scenes segment on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah on April 10. An audience member asked Winfrey whether she ever considered opening a school in North America.

“Yes, I’m actually thinking about it,” Winfrey said, to cheers and applause from the audience. “I’m actually thinking about where, and the reason why I called it the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls: South Africa [is that] even then, I was thinking this will just be one. This will be the satellite school and then I will do others.”

Winfrey said it had taken her “a while to get it right, it took me about 10 years to actually get it right,”…

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