ILG Alumni Reunion participants, September 2018


The Latin America Leadership Program (LALP) supports GCL and ILG alumni networks that are active agents of change throughout Latin America. Members of these networks interact and constitute a platform with multiplier impact throughout the region.

Measuring Our Impact

Manuel Carranza presenting Lideroamerica at the Riggs Library

GCL alum Manuel Carranza presented the book Lideroamerica, Lessons on Leadership in Latin America, a project by GCL 2018 alumni Bryan Avendaño  (Colombia), Gabriela Vallejo (Ecuador), Manuel Carranza (El Salvador), Alvaro Gonzalez (Venezuela).

GCL 2019 participants

On Tuesday, January 22, 2019, the Latin America Leadership Program welcomed 36 young leaders from 15 Ibero-American countries to its Global Competitiveness Leadership Program (GCL).  GCL participants will develop and advance their GCL projects throughout the next ten weeks. On March 28th, LALP will

Joined arms to create impact

LALP opened nominations for the GCL Impact Award 2019. Former winners included David Smolansky (Venezuela), Soledad Nuñez (Paraguay), Pablo Jaramillo (Colombia), Alvaro Henzler (Peru), Felipe Dib (Brazil), and Alejandro Barja (Bolivia). 

GCL Alumni Recognized by Global Americans

Global Americans launched in 2018 the first edition of the New Generation of Public Intellectuals featuring GCL alumni whose experience and research have started to transcend public policy discourse in Latin America.  

Latin American Board members with President Calderon

From October 11th through October 14th, 2018, Georgetown University hosted its third International Alumni Weekend (IAW) in Mexico City. To commemorate this ocassion, LAB members traveled to Mexico to hold its biannual meeting and participate in the various weekend activities. 

New GCL Alumni App

The new app for GCL alumni is now available. GCL alumni can download the app for Android or for Apple and login in with their credentials to update their profiles and include information on their current projects. 

Juan Sebastian Rozo Rengifo

On April 26, 2018, Juan Sebastián Rozo Rengifo (ILG 2017 alum) was commissioned as minister of information and communication technologies (MINTIC) of Colombia.  Previously, he served as vice-minister of connectivity and digitalization.

GCL 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!

David Smolansky poses in his former office

Smolansky’s efforts for the defense of democracy and human rights have inspired many in Venezuela and around the world. They are a clear example of GCL's mission to generate positive change with a multiplier effect in the region.

AsiaGlobal Fellowship Awardees

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 thirteen-week residential program for up to 16 mid-career international professionals.