The Alumni Association at The Lauder Institute


A key component of the Lauder family is the 2,000-strong Lauder alumni body. Our community embodies the core principles of the Lauder Institute serving as political, legal, educational and business leaders around the globe.

The Lauder Institute Alumni Association (LIAA) maintains and enhances a highly engaged and vibrant community worldwide. This lifelong extension of the Lauder Institute offers students inspiration and guidance as they embark on the next phase of their careers and helps alumni forge lifelong friendships and develop fulfilling careers through its extended network.

Every three years, Lauder alumni gather from across to globe for an all alumni reunion. In 2019, more than 800 Lauder alumni, students, faculty and staff attended the three-day event, starting with a cocktail reception at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, rich content kicked off with a keynote address by Leon E. Panetta and delivered by subject matter experts from our community, and culminating with a soiree. To view photos of the event, please click here. To view photos of the event, please click here.

Leadership Team

Founded in 2004, the Lauder Institute Alumni Association (“LIAA”) is a volunteer organization dedicated to supporting the goals and mission of the Lauder Institute.  All graduates of the Lauder Institute become automatically members of LIAA at the time of their graduation and are welcome to join the LIAA leadership team.  Many opportunities to be engaged are available.

Class of 2001
Interim President

Class of 1993
Executive Director

Contact Info

Email address


Recent LIAA News

New Lauder Students Connect with Alumni Network

Students and alumni

A group of Lauder students based in China: Wai Cheng, Vicky Chen, and Daniel Miao (G’22, WG’22), developed their own informal Shanghai immersion before their Lauder virtual pre-term courses started. By reaching out to the alumni network of Penn, Wharton, and Lauder, they were able to spend several days meeting with companies such as an ...Read More

Lauder Love in the Time of Covid-19

Lauder alum marks a map

In response to the current global issues with Covid-19, Lauder alumni are banding together to offer students help in several ways: offering internships, offering to speak with students on group calls or one on one, and supporting student needs through philanthropy. Check out the LauderLove website to find ways to assist the Lauder community and ...Read More