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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 25,000 Elliott School Alumni


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Over 113 Countries Represented




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Upcoming Events

August 27

A Conversation with Ms. Nancy Lindborg, President of the United States Institute of Peace

August 29

A Conversation with Gen. John R. Allen, President of the Brookings Institution

September 13

Institute for African Studies 2019 Welcome Reception (DC)

September 20

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


Alumni News

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One Giant Leap: Space Diplomacy Past, Present, Future

Astronauts Michael Collins and Buzz Aldrin gathered with space experts at GW to mark the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. The event was co-sponsored by the Elliott School and its Space Policy Institute in partnership with the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum and the U.S. State Department. 

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Alumnus’ report on North Korea garners national attention

Lucas Kuo, BA ’16, is co-author of a new report by the Center for Advanced Defense Studies tracing the path of luxury goods to North Korea. Kuo said the eight-month investigation aimed to "evaluate what were the deficiencies within the international system that allowed this activity to continue?" 

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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