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Georgetown University’s Latin America Leadership Program (LALP) aims to educate, connect, and inspire 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. 


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Americas Symposium Event

The Georgetown Americas Institute invites you to join us for a symposium in celebration of its inaugural year. Heads of state from across the Americas will discuss the key challenges and opportunities facing the region. Speakers will include President Bill Clinton (SFS'68), former president of…

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Camila Jordan, GCL 2021 Brazil

Camila Jordan (GCL 2021, Brazil) Featured in Bloomberg Linea 500 Latin America

Camila Jordan (GCL 2021, Brazil), Executive Director of Teto Brasil, was selected as one of the 500 most influential people in Latin America by Bloomberg Linea. Camila is currently the Executive Director of Teto Brasil, a non-profit organization present for more than 15 years in Brazil that guarantees the right to housing in favelas through social programs. 

15 Years of Georgetown University´s GCG Journal

With Volume 16, Issue 3, Georgetown University celebrates 15 years of its Journal of Globalization, Competitiveness, and Governability (GCG), the first digital academic journal of Georgetown University. LALP Executive Director and MSB Professor Ricardo Ernst has served as editor-in-chief since its inception. The journal, which was launched as a partnership of Universia and Georgetown University and is now currently managed by LALP at the McDonough School of Business, offers the latest research and case studies on the effects of globalization on the competitiveness and governability of businesses and countries in Latin America. 

LALP Mexico Supporting Leadership for the Future

Miguel Martinez, GCL 2022, from Foro Valparaiso Mexico, in collaboration with Mario Romero, GCL 2007 and Managing Director of Impact Hub Mexico, organized the  Conference titled "Leadership for the Future" for program participants of "Youth Building the Future.” This event, which was held on August 9, 2022, at Foro Valparaiso, convened members of the alumni network of both the Global Competitiveness Leadership (GCL) and Innovation and Leadership in Government (ILG) programs of the Georgetown University Latin America Leadership Program (LALP).