About the Program

Georgetown University’s Latin America Leadership Program (LALP) aims to connect and empower a new generation of socially responsible, innovative, and ethical Latin American leaders, active in the public and private sectors and civil society. 

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New GCL Alumni App

New GCL Alumni App

The new app for GCL alumni is now available. GCL alumni can download the app for Android or for Apple and login in with their credentials to update their profiles and include information on their current projects. 

Antigua, Guatemala

Celebrating Annual GCL Alumni Reunion in Antigua, Guatemala

The GCL Alumni Network will celebrate their annual reunion in Antigua, Guatemala from October 29-31, 2018.  This year's GCL reunion is also open to any ILGs who may wish to participate. For more information contact lalp@georgetown.edu.


Georgetown University

Annual Innovation and Leadership in Government Alumni Reunion Comes to D.C.

The ILG Alumni Network will celebrate their annual reunion at Georgetown University from September 26 to 28, 2018. This year's ILG reunion is also open to any GCLs who may wish to participate. For more information contact lalp@georgetown.edu.

GCL 2017 Alumnus Launches Global Impact Leadership Program in Montevideo

GCL 2017 Alumnus Launches Global Impact Leadership Program in Montevideo

LALP executive director Professor Ernst opened the first edition of the Program of Global Impact Leadership (PLIG 2018), a project of GCL2017 alumnus from Uruguay and GCL Seal recipient Felipe Paullier.

Professor Ernst and the President of Honduras

LALP Executive Director Invited by the President of Honduras and CEAL

LALP executive director Ricardo Ernst was invited by the Business Council of Latin America (CEAL) and the president of Honduras to address the council and discuss some of the governability challenges facing the region.

Juan Sebastian Rozo Rengifo

ILG 2017 Alumnus Named Colombia's Minister of ICT

On April 26, 2018, Juan Sebastián Rozo Rengifo (ILG 2017 alum) was commissioned as minister of information and communication technologies (MINTIC) of Colombia.  Previously, he served as vice-minister of connectivity and digitalization.



Architecture in Peru

A Conversation with Ambassador Krishna Raj Urs (SFS'80) | U.S. and Peru Relations

The Center for Latin American Studies and the Latin America Leadership Program were honored to welcome H.E. Ambassador Krishna Raj Urs, who shed light on U.S. policy and on his experiences as a U.S. diplomat in Peru.

Professor Ernst in Georgetown University

Professor Ernst Awarded Georgetown University's Patrick Healy Award 2018

President DeGioia awarded the Patrick Healy Award 2018 to LALP executive director Professor Ricardo Ernst during this year's John Carroll Weekend in Seattle on April 14, 2018. Congratulations and thank you, Professor Ernst, for your leadership!

GCL 2018 Graduation

Georgetown University's GCL Class 2018 Graduation

The graduation took place at the Riggs Library last March 29. Thirty-four participants from 19 countries graduated from this 10-week program that empowers emerging leaders to become agents of change in Latin America. Welcome to the GCL Network!