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Georgetown Global Cities Initiative

An academic community dedicated to creating and sharing inter-disciplinary knowledge of cities, their communities and the opportunities associated with unprecedented global urbanization.

A Year in Review

This year, at the GGCI we were extraordinarily fortunate to be joined by external thought leaders in the global dialogue on the past, present and...

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Exploring Narrative in Community-based Change

In this session, Angela Glover Blackwell reflected on her work advancing racial and economic equity in direct engagement with local communities across...

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Cities in a Globalized World: In Dialogue with Jeffrey D. Sachs

On November 9th, 2020, the Office of the President and the Georgetown Global Cities Initiative hosted Jeffrey D. Sachs, one of the world’s leading...

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Mayoral Leadership During the COVID-19 Pandemic

William Peduto, mayor of the City of Pittsburgh joined us to reflect on the challenges and opportunities that exist for local communities to respond...

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Students Present Interdisciplinary Urban Research

The Third Annual GGCI Student Research Summit brought together students from across University to present their urban and place-based research.

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In Dialogue with Enrique Peñalosa: Leadership, City Planning & Happiness

Join the conversation with Bogota's former Mayor Enrique Peñalosa on how he leaded and promoted transformative change in a city of more than 8 million...

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