Andres Marquez-Lara

Founder & CEO
Andres Marquez-Lara

Andres is the Founder and CEO of UFacilitate. They coach leaders to facilitate their own events to be more inclusive and transformational. Prior to that, he founded Promethean Community LLC, a social enterprise that helps organizations create synergies for success. They work with teams that want to improve their efficiency in tackling social and environmental impact projects in Latin America.

Andres is Faculty at the Executive Master in Policy Leadership at the Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy, and Adjunct Faculty on leadership at Georgetown University Institute for Transformative Leadership. He is also a Senior Fellow at the George Washington University Center for Excellence in Public Leadership. He has collaborated with multiple national and international organizations that include the Inter-American Development Bank, Global Giving, the Organization of American States, Feedback Labs, Carlos Slim Scholars at GWU, Root Change, the INCAE Business School in Costa Rica, the US Office of Personnel Management, and the DC Department of Mental Health.

In 2014, he was named one of the emerging social innovators of the year in North America by Ashoka and American Express. In 2011, he received the George C. Askew Award from the American Academy of Certified Public Managers for his exceptional curriculum. He earned a BA in psychology from Duke University, and a graduate degree in clinical-community psychology from the Universidad Catolica Andres Bello in Caracas, Venezuela.

Geographic experience

North America, Latin America (Central and South America), Caribbean, South-East Asia, Middle East and North Africa


English, Spanish

Experience as a coach (formal/informal)


Experience as a facilitator


UFacilitator stage



Areas of development and learning

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UFacilitate exists to coach leaders so they can create the conditions that are needed to drive inclusion and collaboration.

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