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Luis Rodriguez ILG 2017 El Salvador

June 26, 2019

ILG 2017 New Presidential Commissioner of Strategic Projects

Luis Rodríguez, ILG 2017 has been named the new Presidential Commissioner of Strategic Projects of El Salvador. This new government position was designed as part of the restructuring initiated by the Government of President Bukele in his quest to reenergize his country in terms of effectiveness and provide solutions to current and specific country problems in El Salvador.

The tools he acquired in Georgetown University’s ILG program have allowed Rodriguez to help redesign the strategy of the new government, which thrives to offer an effective and fast transforming vision centered on providing solutions to the current problems that El Salvador faces today, as well as position the country as a regional pioneer in modernization and disruptive innovation in government.

Luis Rodríguez led the program of reintegration of those deprived of liberty YO CAMBIO, a benchmark in Central America; he designed the VIDA project, an initiative for reforestation and employability for women in extreme poverty sectors which received 2 international recognitions from the UN; and he was one of the main strategic architects in the redesign of the city of Santa Tecla in 2012 turning it into one of the main tourist and economic poles of El Salvador. He has been a university professor at the School of Economics and Business, and the School of Communication Mónica Herrera. Luis has worked in various areas of government such as public security and defense, infrastructure (public works, energy), and social development. Luis studied Graphic Design, specializing in governance at Miami Dade College, and participated in the Innovation and Leadership in Government Program at Georgetown University.

Source: ILG Alumni Network