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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 26,000 Elliott School Alumni


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Over 113 Countries Represented




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Upcoming Events

March 22

Celebrating 200 Years: GW's Global Impact with GW and Elliott Alumni Global Leaders

March 25

Celebrating 200 Years: Foreign Policy and Leadership Insights from the Elliott School's Deans

March 26

Meeting the Moment with Whistleblower Advocate Andrew Bakaj, ESIA BA '03

April 13

European and Eurasian Studies Student-Alumni Networking

April 15

Celebrating 200 Years: GW's Legacy of Public Service with Senator Tammy Duckworth, ESIA MA '92

April 23

MA in International Economic Policy (MIEP) Student-Alumni Networking


Check out the GW Alumni calendar for other fun events like trivia nights, wine tastings, and Buff and Blue Bytes!

Alumni News

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Alumna named Acting Director of Peace Corps

Carol Spahn, MA '00, brings more than 25 years of public and private sector experience to the acting director position. Most recently, she served as Peace Corps’ chief of operations in the Africa Region covering Eastern and Southern Africa, and was the country director of Peace Corps/Malawi for five years.

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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