What’s Next for DACA?

November 28, 2017

Cisneros Hispanic Leadership Institute Director Elizabeth Vaquera and scholar Aaron Madrid Aksöz discuss legislation to protect approximately 800,000 Dreamers.

Abigail Zapote, the executive director of Latinos for a Secure Retirement

Cisneros Institute co-sponsors panel event with LULAC chapter

October 17, 2017

Cisneros Hispanic Leadership Institute co-sponsored a panel event with LULAC featuring advocates and academcis entitled “How Latino millennials can make a difference in their communities.”

2017 cohort of Caminos al Futuro (Photo credit: Judy Licht)

High-Achieving Latino Students Hone Leadership Skills at GW

July 31, 2017

Caminos al Futuro welcomed its second cohort of high school students this summer.

Cisneros Scholars with Gilbert Cisneros, BA ’94, (center) who established the Cisneros Institute with his wife Jacki.

Vanguard, Cisneros Institute Partner to Diversify PR Workforce

March 08, 2017

Vanguard Communications and the Cisneros Hispanic Leadership Institute are partnering for Comunicadores for the Future to promote diversity in PR.

Freshman Ian Haimowitz. (William Atkins/GW Today)

First Cohorts of Four Scholarship Programs Look Back at Semester

January 25, 2017

Cisneros Scholars Ian Haimowitz and Kyanna Spaulding reflect on their first semester at GW.

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.

Making History: The Campaign for GW

Alumnus’ $7 Million Gift to GW Opens the Door for High-Achieving Students Committed to Leadership and Service Within the Hispanic Community

June 10, 2015

Alumnus Gilbert Cisneros, BA ’94, and his wife, Jacki, have donated $7 million to create the GW Cisneros Hispanic Leadership Institute, which will offer a pre-college program to high school juniors, with plus-factor consideration for students of Hispanic heritage who are committed to service and leadership in the Hispanic community.

Alumnus Gilbert Cisneros, BA ’94, his wife, Jacki, and their twin sons.

Gilbert Cisneros’ Good Fortune Changes Student Lives

June 17, 2014

Alumnus Gilbert Cisneros, BA ’94, and his wife, Jacki, donated $1 million of lottery winnings to aid GW students. Now he’s seeing how giving back helps young Latinos get ahead.