American University Latino Alumni Alliance


Objective

The mission of the American University Latino Alumni Alliance (LAA) is to increase engagement, foster connections, and build a worldwide network of the 4,000 American University Latino and Hispanic-heritage alumni community and beyond. The LAA allows possibilities for alumni to further their participation through volunteer opportunities, student mentorship, and promotion of understanding and awareness of the AU Latino community.

The vision of the Latino Alumni Alliance (“LAA”) is to build a life-long and global network of American University Latino alumni that philanthropically commits to AU, and serves as a support system and influential voice for the University-wide Latino community. 

Newsletter

LAA December 2014 Newsletter
LAA September 2014 Newsletter

LAA April 2014 Newsletter
LAA December 2013 Newsletter

Reunion

2014 Multicultural Alumni Reunion

Book Award

Meet the Inaugural LAA Book Award winner - Melissa Ramos, SPA/BA 16 (click here)  - and consider a charitable gift to the 2015 LAA Book Award.  Click here.

Leadership

Chair
Evelyn Kelly, CAS/BS '01

Vice Chair (Membership)
Antonio Gutierrez, Esq., SIS/BA '01

Immediate Past Chair

Ana M. Polanco, Esq., SPA/BA '98

Signature Programs Co-Chair
Janethe Pena, SIS/BA '02

Social Media and Marketing Co-Chair
Daniel Leon-Davis, SIS/BA '13

Future Alumni Outreach Co-Chairs

Wilmara Guido-Chizhik, SIS/BA '06
Marcela Guachamin-Trask, SIS/BA '05

DC Programming and Events Co-Chair
Melina Olmo, SIS/BA '99

Texas Social and Networking Programs Co-Chair
Valerie Reyes-Braun, Kogod/BSBA '02

International Outreach Co-Chair
Oriana Izquierdo, SIS/BA '00

Awards and Scholarships Co-Chair
Kathy LaTorre, SPA/BA '11

Get Involved

Join the Latino Alumni Alliance on Facebook and LinkedIn to connect to other alumni and stay updated on events and meetings.

Upcoming Events

Thursday, February 19, 2015

2015 Multicultural Student-Alumni Career Connection
Join the Center for Diversity and Inclusion, the Career Center, the Black Alumni Alliance and the Latino Alumni Alliance at this highly anticipated event. Alumni will share insights and advice on career planning and job searching from a multicultural perspective.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Founder's Day: Cake on the Quad
Come celebrate Founder's Day with some cake on the quad.

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Comms for a Cause #DigitalAdvocacyAU
Join the Career Center and the Alumni Association for a panel discussion and networking session around career paths in digital advocacy.

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Alumni in the KNOW: Women in Leadership
Join the AU Alumni Association, the Center for Diversity and Inclusion and the Career Center as a panel of distinguished alumnae discuss and share their experiences as women in leadership.