The GW Cisneros Hispanic Leadership Institute

George Washington University alumnus Gilbert Cisneros, BA ’94, 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.

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Caminos al Futuro program students

GW Hosts High-Achieving Latino Students for Caminos al Futuro

July 25, 2016

Cisneros Hispanic Leadership Institute launches program to cultivate leadership potential and “community action” among high school students.

Elizabeth Vaquera and Louis Caldera

GW’s Cisneros Institute Appoints New Leadership

July 13, 2016

Elizabeth Vaquera, scholar of Latino immigration and ethnicity, was named the institute’s director. Louis Caldera, former Secretary of the Army and University of New Mexico president, will serve as senior fellow.

Jacki and Gilbert Cisneros help cut the ribbon on the Cisneros Hispanic Leadership Institute

GW Cuts the Ribbon on Cisneros Hispanic Leadership Institute

April 18, 2016

Gilbert Cisneros, BA ’94, and his wife, Jacki, recently cut the ribbon on the Cisneros Hispanic Leadership Institute.

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Interested in a potential Cisneros Institute / Excelencia in Education internship or faculty affiliation?

If so, please send a cover letter, personal statement, and your CV/resume                                      to gwcisneros@gwu.edu with "Excelencia" in the subject line. 

Click here to visit the Excelencia in Education website.