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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AsiaGlobal Fellowship Awardees

ILG 2016 Alumnus Awarded the AsiaGlobal Fellowship

ILG 2016 Alumnus was awarded the AsiaGlobal Fellowship by the Asia Global Institute at the University of Hong Kong.

Adolfo Argüello was part of the inaugural cohort of Fellows. It is a thirteen-week residential program for up to 16 mid-career…

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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. More information: lalp@georgetown.edu

GCL 2017 Alumnus Launches Global Impact Leadership Program in Montevideo

GCL 2017 Alumnus Launches Global Impact Leadership Program in Montevideo

Today our 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.

GCL Seal

Sangre Panama and Charly.io, Our Latest GCL Seal 2018-2019 Recipients

Congratulations to our latest GCL Seal certificate recipients: Sangre Panama, an initiative of Gabriel Rebollon from Panama, and Charly.io, a project of Maria Alejandra Lopez from Colombia. Learn more about these and other GCL Seal recipients here.

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.

Architecture in Peru

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

The Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) and the Latin America Leadership Program (LALP) are honored to welcome H.E. Ambassador Krishna Raj Urs, who will 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!

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"Governability in Latin American Countries in a Globalized World"

Read the most recent issue of the Journal of Globalization, Competitiveness and Governability (GGG) on the governability of Latin American countries, edited by Professor Fr. Matthew Carnes, S.J., and our very own executive director Prof. Ernst.