Why Attend a LALA Bootcamp?

What to Expect?

Membership in the LALA community

Develop Social Emotional Skills

Create social impact projects

As part of the LALA community, you will gain continuous access to global development and scholarship opportunities, resources and connections to support your growth after the bootcamp

Understand more about your passions, values and motivations. Experiment different mindfulness and meditation techniques to increase self awareness and cultivate a compassionate mind and heart.

Work in small teams to develop innovative social impact projects, using Design Thinking and Social Entrepreneurship tools to tackle the problems your are most passionate about.

Gain valuable mentors

Engage in socratic discussions

Have profound and genuine conversations with inspirational leaders, social entrepreneurs and educators that are creating positive change in business, government and education around Latin America.

We believe in the principle of organizing as a circle to enhance the quality of our dialogues in complex leadership topics such as "the good society" and "ethics in government and business".

Community Visit

Learning does not happen only inside the classroom. We make sure to visit iconic social impact projects and communities to better understand the reality of Latin America.

Leadership Skills

Tight-knit cohort

Develop yourself as a service oriented and self transcendent leader. Better understand your strengths  and discover your authentic leadership style. Practice valuable habits from high performing leaders.

Become part of a highly selective cohort of innovative young leaders who have a passion to positively impact their communities. Our students come from a very diverse background and have been accepted in the most renowned universities in the world.




Felipe Bomfim, 17  |  Admitted to Stanford University

Founder of LIGA

Aracaju, SE - Brazil

"BLB was the period of my life with the most density of happiness and gratitude. After the program we completely changed. I realized we are not alone in our pursuit of purpose in life and that we are able to make anything happen together."


7:30 - 8:30 Have Breakfast with your friends, facilitators and mentors.


8:45 - 9:30 Setting the context for the day by engaging in collective group roles and responsibilities.

9:30 - 11:30 Public Narrative: learning to communicate your beliefs, goals and values. Learn skills to lead, organize and take action. Research based on: Public Narrative: Self, Us & Now, Marshall Ganz, Harvard Kennedy School.


11:30 - 1:00 Team Building: Finding and attracting resources. Learn Team Building techniques and Human-centered design. Research based on: iLab at the Keough School of Global Affairs.


1:00 - 2:00 Have Lunch with your friends, facilitators and mentors.

2:00 - 2:30 Debrief on what you learnt during the day so far.  

2:30 - 3:30 Daily self-care routine. Consider habits and practices that  improve yourself as a person and leader. Research based on: Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley, Casel, Tania Singer, Max Planck Institute.

3:30 - 6:30 Human Centered Design: from ideation to implementation. Learn principles of Design Thinking, Systems Thinking, Implementation Science. Research based on: African Leadership Academy, Stanford d.School.

7:00 - 9:30 Social Impact Dinner: Network with innovation leaders from the private, public and social sectors.


9:30 - 10:30 Quiet Time.


11:00 Lights Out.

Past Mentors

Samuel Emilio

Movimento Acredito

Carolina Brant


Lucas Brant

Entrega por SP

Carolina Lyrio

Crimson Education

Valeria Mira


Vitor Belota

Litro de Luz

Fabio Miranda

Periferia Sustentável

Juliana Gutierrez

Low Carbon City

Ana Lucia Orleans

Ensina Brasil

Daniel Uribe

Mentors 4U

Iago Hairon


Welson Alves

Movimento Choice

Vanessa Pinheiro


Mike Kapps

TNH Health

Fernanda Cabral

Imagina Coletivo

Abidan Henrique

Fundação Lemann

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