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Cristina Ruiz

Latin America Leadership Program

Motivated by facilitating learning and entrepreneurial ecosystems that promote intercultural cooperation to solve 21st-century challenges, Cristina Ruiz (EML'21) is the Associate Director of Programs and Operations at Georgetown University's Latin America Leadership Program (LALP) within the McDonough School of Business. In this role, Cristina leads business operations, finances, and communications, and the strategic planning of LALP academic programs, alumni relations, publications, and new initiatives that advance Georgetown University's mission across the Ibero-America region. Preceding her active role in executive education, Cristina successfully spearheaded SPAIN arts&culture and educational projects across the United States for over a decade to promote intercultural understanding and collaboration between Spain and the U.S., and between Europe and the Americas. Cristina is a graduate of the Executive Master’s in Leadership Program (EML) of Georgetown University and holds an MBA degree from IE Business School and graduate degrees in Business and Economics from Pontificia de Comillas University (ICADE) in Spain.