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Georgetown University’s Latin America Leadership Program (LALP) aims to educate, connect, and empower the next generations of leaders to create a long-lasting and positive impact in Latin America. 


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2020 LALP Alumni Virtual Reunion Event

In 2020, the Alumni networks of the GCL and ILG programs hosted their first joint annual reunion on November 18-20, under the slogan “Building the GCL & ILG community to impact the Iberoamerican Region”.

The Latin America Leadership Program (LALP) of Georgetown University organizes two leadership…

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LALP Named DC YLAI2021 Cohort Ambassador

Georgetown University's Latin America Leadership Program has received a sub-award by the U.S. Department of State to be the Cohort Ambassador for the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) - Washington DC. The 2021 program is being developed by IREX in coordination with the Department of State, in collaboration with host institutions, city cohort ambassadors, and other partners.

ILG Brazil 4.0, a Microsoft-ENAP-Georgetown program

During November and December, Microsoft, in partnership with the National School of Public Administration (ENAP) and Georgetown University's Latin America Leadership Program organized the 4th edition of the Innovation and Government Leadership (ILG) course. The course offered senior public executives analytical parameters and tools to formulate and implement innovative public policies, as well as develop leadership skills to become agents of change in the state.

Bringing Hope to the Region, a Podcast with Professor Ricardo Ernst

Bringing hope to the region, "Latin America’s Best Hope: Focus on Internal Strengths," an Altamar Podcast with Georgetown University McDonough School of Business Professor and Latin America Leadership Program Executive Director.

According to Ernst, closer intra-regional ties and public-private partnerships will be key for Latin America’s success: “We are over 620 million people and the time has come to start thinking more as a region and not so much as isolated countries… Let the private sector get more and more involved in the public arena – that is the first step.”