As part of our mission to elevate Latino voices at GW and beyond, the Cisneros Hispanic Leadership Institute invites scholars, fellows, and faculty to contribute to opinion pieces, blogs and articles about contemporary issues affecting Latinos.


Celebrating Afro-Latines: Nicaragua’s Palo de Mayo

February 21, 2024

Written by Delilah Cruz, Cisneros Scholar '25

Finding My Passion and Community

February 7, 2024

Written by Nicole Becerra, Cisneros Scholar '27

Cisneros Hispanic Leadership Institute Welcomes New Affiliate Faculty, Tahina L. Montoya

January 23, 2024

Montoya joins the Cisneros Institute as Affiliate Faculty, bringing over 15 years of diverse international experience to advancing peace and security.

Embracing New Beginnings

January 18, 2024

Written by Christopher Flores-Moreno, Cisneros Scholar '25

Cisneros Hispanic Leadership Institute Launches Summer 2024 Applications for Caminos al Futuro

December 15, 2023

Cisneros Hispanic Leadership Institute is thrilled to announce that the 2024 Camino al Futuro Pre-College Summer Program application is now open.

The Impact of Immigration Status on Wellbeing

December 13, 2023

CCAS Dean Paul Wahlbeck and Cisneros Executive Director Elizabeth Vaquera discuss the impact of immigration status on an individual’s well-being.

A Cisneros' Scholars Guide to Acing Finals

December 1, 2023

Written by Grace Lemoine, Cisneros Scholar '25

The Transformative Power of Intramural Sports

November 17, 2023

Written by: Sebastian Zambrano, Cisneros Scholar '25

Cisneros Hispanic Leadership Institute Honors General Richard Cavazos

November 17, 2023

Written by: Richard A. de Prieto, Cisneros Scholar ‘24

Forging a Path Forward Through My Internship at the GW Law Immigration Clinic

November 1, 2023

Written by Cristiana Barno, Cisneros Scholar '25

Mental Health Issues in Latinx Youth May Lead to Increased Risk of Physical Ill Health

October 18, 2023

Milken Institute SPH’s Kathleen M. Roche is working with a team of undergraduate researchers from the Cisneros Hispanic Leadership Institute on the years-long study.

Cisneros Hispanic Leadership Institute Celebrates Book Launch of Affiliate Faculty

October 16, 2023

Written by: Maria Hernandez Pinto, Graduate Fellow