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The GW Cisneros Hispanic Leadership Institute
George Washington University alumnus Gilbert Cisneros, BA ‚Äô94, and his wife, Jacki, established the GW Cisneros Hispanic Leadership Institute to help qualified students attain academic success, build leadership skills, and engage in a long-term commitment to making a difference within the Hispanic community. The institute encompasses a pre-college summer program, college scholarship/mentorship support, a post-doctoral fellowship, and public and academic programming.
Cisneros Hispanic Leadership Institute launches program to cultivate leadership potential and ‚Äúcommunity action‚ÄĚ among high school students.
Elizabeth Vaquera, scholar of Latino immigration and ethnicity, was named the institute‚Äôs director. Louis Caldera, former Secretary of the Army and University of New Mexico president, will serve as senior fellow.