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Georgetown University’s Latin America Leadership Program (LALP) aims to educate, connect, and empower Latin American emergent leaders to create a long-lasting and positive impact in the region in the pursuit of the university’s mission of teaching and service for the common good. 


Protesters in the streets of Colombia

The Challenges of a Crisis: Colombia Today Event

In recent weeks, Colombia has been affected by a series of protests and mobilizations that have generated an unprecedented crisis in the country. 

In response to our commitment to discuss the most current issues in the region, we wanted to have a frank conversation with the Colombian ambassador to…

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New Logo GCG Journal

GCG Journal, Volume 15, Number 2

Read the latest issue of the journal of Globalization, Competitiveness, and Governability (GCG). From this issue on, the journal will be published exclusively by Georgetown University. Authors and readers can access the site through this website or at

LAB Member named a finalist of the 2021 EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year

Lorenzo Mendoza, Georgetown University´s Latin American Board member from Venezuela, has been nominated as part of the EY World Entrepreneur of the Year, Class of 2021. The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ program supports global entrepreneurs that demonstrate vision, leadership, and success as they work to improve the quality of life in their communities, countries, and around the world.

Sebastian Palacios, ILG 2019, named new Minister of Sports in Ecuador

On Monday, April 26, 2021, Sebastián Palacios - ILG 2019 from Ecuador - was appointed Minister of Sports by the president-elect of Ecuador, Guillermo Lasso. The former student of Georgetown University´s Latin America Leadership Program will take on this new challenge as of May 24.