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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

May 23

Ellliott School New York Reception and Discussion on Why Ethics Matter (NYC)

June 13

Boston Gathering with International Affairs Alumni (Cambridge, MA)

June 26

International Affairs Discussion: Mexico's Presidential Election (Los Angeles)


Alumni News

Alumnus David Solomon with French President Emmanuel Macron and Mrs. Macron

Around the world and back with alumnus David Solomon, BA '08

When French President Emmanuel Macron visited Washington on April 23-25, an Elliott School alumnus played an important role in ensuring a successful and smooth State Visit. David Solomon was the Lead Protocol Officer and served as the main point of contact between The White House and Élysée Palace for all logistical details concerning the trip. 

Alumna Kiana Barcelona

KACIF grant leads to internship, job for alumna

When Kiana Barcelona, BA ’17, was a senior at GW, she received a grant from the Knowledge in Action Career Internship Fund (KACIF) that allowed her to secure funding for an unpaid internship. That position allowed her to discover her passion for international development, focus on her post-graduation job search, and ultimately be hired into a role from which she has been promoted two times in the past year. 

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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