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Elliott School alumni span the globe, contributing their skills and knowledge to a wide array of industries and professions. Our alumni engagement efforts are tailored to meet Elliott alumni where they live and work – from DC to Dubai, from the federal government to the corporate sector, and everywhere in between. The alumni connection to the Elliott School doesn’t end with graduation. Our alumni are members of a lifelong and worldwide Elliott community.

Check out our alumni resources below. For all other inquiries, please contact Elaine Garbe, Senior Associate Director for Elliott School Alumni Programs, at [email protected]. And stay connected with Elliott alumni through our Facebook and LinkedIn groups.


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More than 23,000 Elliott School Alumni


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Over 113 Countries Represented




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Upcoming Events

December 3

From the Elliott School to Corporate Executive: A Conversation with Frank Wong, BA '79 (DC) 

December 4

Breakfast with Elliott: Professor James Foster on Multidimensional Poverty (DC)

December 4

Why Ethics Matter: The Wizard of Lies: Bernie Madoff and the Death of Trust with Diana Henriques, BA '69 (DC) 

December 6

Retirement Celebration for Professor Henry Nau (DC) 

December 6

GW Boston Reception Featuring Discussion on Russia (Boston) 


Alumni News

Student Danya Sherman and Alumna Sanna Taskinen

Elliott student, alumna among top young innovators in D.C. area

Elliott senior Danya Sherman is the creator of KnoNap, a discreet and disposable napkin that detects the presence of various date rape drugs in a drink. Sanna Taskinen, BA ’16, runs the Alley Powered by Verizon coworking space in D.C, for up-and-coming creators in technology, design and innovation. 

Get Involved 

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Whether you are looking to engage with fellow alumni, connect with students, or volunteer with Colonials in your community, we have an opportunity for you!

  • Host undergraduate students for dinner and share your career advice.
  • Help recruit the next generation of students.
  • Join a regional alumni network and meet fellow alumni in your area.
  • Participate in an alumni career panel and share your career expertise.
  • Join a reunion committee and reconnect with your friends.




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