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.

Newsletter

LAA April 2014 Newsletter

LAA December 2013 Newsletter

Book Award

Founded in spring 2014, the LAA Book Award provides financial assistance to deserving undergraduate students and rewards the progress of those who demonstrate strong connections to the Latino and Hispanic community through student leadership, community service, and/or strong academic performance.

Students - Click here to apply for this annual award. Applications are due by Friday, August 8, 2014.

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, 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

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Alumni in the KNOW: Chris Womack SPA/MPA 85
The AU Alumni Association presents Chris Womack SPA/MPA '85 to speak about his time at AU and his distinguished career and accomplishments. 

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Alumni in the KNOW: Monica J. Hazangeles CAS/MA '96
The AU Alumni Association host alumni Monica J, Hazangeles CAS/MA '96 to speak about her time at AU and her distinguished career and accomplishments.