Lourdes German

Lourdes German '01

Lourdes German ’01, a lecturer in the Carroll School of Management Business Law and Society Department, has received the 2019 Rev. John A. Dinneen, S.J., Hispanic Alumni Community Service Award.

A member of the Carroll School’s Portico Program faculty and incoming co-director of the Managing for Social Impact Minor and concentration in the Fall of 2019, German earned her juris doctor degree from Boston University. She joined BC after an accomplished professional career as an attorney and holding several leadership roles in finance, including at Fidelity Investments, Breckinridge Capital Advisors, and the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. She has been an advisor to members of the U.S. Congress, the United Nations, the European Commission, and the G-24 Secretariat.

German has a deep commitment to community service. She is co-founder and director of the Civic Innovation Project, a global thought leadership initiative that seeks to foster the success and sustainability of cities. She chairs the Massachusetts State Finance and Governance Board, serves on the board of BC Law’s Rappaport Center for Law and Public Policy, and was a member of the City of Boston Audit board. As a mentor, board member, and committee chair for the Association of Latino Professionals in Finance in Accounting and the Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association, German developed programs to advance and guide young professionals of color. In addition to other outreach, she co-founded Boston Women in Public Finance, an organization focused on mentoring women in the industry.

Named for the late John A. Dinneen, S.J., a charter member of the Saint Oscar A. Romero Scholarship Committee, the Dinneen Award recognizes an alumnus whose work reflects both Saint Romero’s ideals and Fr. Dinneen’s commitment, leadership, and service to the Latino community. It is presented at the University's annual Romero Scholarship event

—University Communications