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Latin American Student Association


The Latin American Student Association (LASA) is a club that provides students interested in Latin American cultures with a forum to pursue cultural, professional and social opportunities. We want to foster an environment that encourages an integration between the Latin American students and the rest of the Darden Community. Also, we will support career development opportunities in the US and in Latin America by maintaining and strengthening ties with Latin American alumni.

Although this organization has members who are University of Virginia students and may have University employees associated or engaged in its activities and affairs, the organization is not a part of or an agency of the University. It is a separate and independent organization which is responsible for and manages its own activities and affairs. The University does not direct, supervise or control the organization and is not responsible for the organization’s contracts, acts or omissions.

Contact Us

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  • Events

    The Latin American Student Association hosts a variety of events and activities throughout the year.

    • Local Food Cooking
    • Traditional Festivals and Parties
    • Cultural Shows
    • Darden Global Conference
  • Leadership Team

    We welcome prospective students to reach out to members of our leadership team to learn more about the Latin American Student Association.

    • President: Rene Le-Fort Bahamonde
    • Executive VP: Wally Revilla
    • VP Admissions, Career, and Alumni Relations: Homero Sosa Mendoza
    • VP Communications: Jose Terrazas
    • VPs Events: Andres Anaya, Rashid Dergal, and Silvana Ruiz Ilas
    • VP of Finance and Sponsorships: Mario Bassante
    • VPs Operations: Giordano Di Giorgio