Georgetown University’s Global Competitiveness Leadership Program (GCL) is a one-of-a-kind leadership development program dedicated to promoting a new generation of socially responsible, innovative and ethical leaders in the Ibero-American region.
GCL awards young leaders with a full scholarship to participate in a 10-week program at Georgetown University where they learn about public, private, nonprofit and personal leadership.
An important component that sets apart the GCL Program is that participants must develop a project to be carried out in their home countries. These projects promote the program’s focus on action and aim to produce a multiplier effect to expand the reach of the GCL Program throughout the region.
The GCL Program is a life-changing experience which promotes a tight knit and dynamic network of innovative leaders.
- Promote leadership in action – Provide tools to tackle challenges that exist throughout the region, training leaders to create and strengthen initiatives that promote democratic rule of law, civic responsibility, and cross-sector collaborations.
- Personal Development – Facilitate interactions and discussions that will help participants challenge, reflect and expand their world view.
- Teach methodologies to overcome challenges – Enable participants to understand barriers that impede development in their countries through multidisciplinary courses with a focus on the economic, social and political aspects of competitiveness and integral development.
- Create a strong regional network – Generate a network of responsible and ethical leaders across all sectors that will make a positive impact in their countries and the broader region through collaboration and interchange.
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