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About the Latin America Leadership Program

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


Vanessa de la Torre (CLAS'11)

Vanessa de la Torre (G’11): “Love Stories in War Fields” Event

For sixty years, Colombia experienced an internal armed conflict that killed more than 220,000 people and uprooted more than 6 million. In 2016, the Colombian government signed a peace agreement with the FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia) that is currently being implemented and represents…

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GCL 2009 is the New Secretary for Anticorruption in Ecuador

On January 17, 2020, the president of Ecuador, Lenín Moreno, appointed GCL 2009 alumn José Javier de la Gasca López as the new Secretary for Anticorruption. In his new role, José will be responsible for designing new public policies to stop and denounce corruption cases.

GCL 2019 Project Awarded the Global Youth Empowerment Grant

The Corporation for Development of Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CODEIS), a social enterprise founded and led by Ecuadorian GCL 2019 alum Francisco Abad, was awarded the Global Youth Empowerment Grant and recognized with the first place of the “Quito Sostenible y Responsable 2019" Prize.