Diversity, equity, and inclusion remain important priorities for GW and the Elliott School. As the University has taken important steps to create a more inclusive community, the Elliott School has also taken crucial actions towards this goal.
"Fostering a welcoming and inclusive community is a core value of the Elliott School. To this end, we are committed to attracting and supporting students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds and experiences, for example, based on race, gender, socio-economic status, age, sexual orientation and identity, religion, nationality, culture, ideas (including political perspectives), and methods."
From the Elliott School diversity statement
Events and Programs
PPIA Public Service Weekend
HBCU Foreign Policy Conference
Diversity and Inclusion Ice Cream Social
The Council on Diversity and Inclusion is charged with advising the school's leadership on specific activities and initiatives to implement related to diversity, equity, and inclusion. The current vacancies are for the first-year undergraduate student and first-year graduate student representative.
The Elliott School Council on Diversity and Inclusion has compiled a list of resources for our community to use as we continue to deepen our knowledge of diversity, equity, inclusion, and racial justice.
“We share in the sadness, frustration, and anger caused by the tragic deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and Tony McDade. We acknowledge the pain and stress that our Black community is experiencing as these names are now added to the list of countless lives ended far too early. We will not be silent….”