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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.


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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

September 26

A Conversation on the 2018 Midterm Elections (Denver) 

October 10

Careers in Asian Studies: An Alumni Panel (DC) 

October 26

Colonials Weekend: Elliott School Alumni Reception with Dean Brigety (DC) 

(All Elliott School alumni are welcome. Register for a free campus pass and select the Friday evening reception.)


Alumni News

Alumni Stephen J. LaForte and Steven L. Skancke

Elliott alumni to be recognized for service achievements

Stephen J. LaForte, ESIA BA ’86, JD ’93, and Steven L. Skancke, ESIA BA ’72, MPhil ’78, PhD ’81, will receive the Alumni Outstanding Service Award for their significant contributions to university programs at a ceremony in late October, kicking off Colonials Weekend. 

Alumna Senator Tammy Duckworth speaks at the 2017 GW Commencement.

Elliott alumna Senator Tammy Duckworth featured in Vogue

There are so many firsts attached to Tammy Duckworth (ESIA MA '92)—she’s the Senate’s first member to give birth while in office, its first member born in Thailand (to an American father and a Thai mother of Chinese descent), and, of course, its first female amputee. It’s that last distinction that tends to overwhelm all the others.

Alumnus Mosheh Oinounou

Hatchet-ing Up the Broadcast Ranks

On a Tuesday morning at the start of his sophomore year at GW, Mosheh Oinounou, CCAS BA ’04, ESIA MA ’06, began a new internship that may have led him to a political future. But history had other ideas. Following 9/11 and a stint at The GW Hatchet, Oinounou turned to journalism. He was recently named executive producer of The CBS Evening News with Jeff Glor.

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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