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The Elliott School hosts more than 300 events annually on a wide range of topics of interest to international affairs practitioners. Keep up to date on the latest events and news from the Elliott School by subscribing to our newsletters.


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Elliott School Celebrates International Women’s Day

For more than a century, International Women’s Day has been held worldwide on March 8 to celebrate the achievements of women. The day also serves as a reminder and call-to-action for accelerating gender parity. Here’s how the Elliott School is celebrating the achievements of women in commemoration of International Women’s Day.


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Alumna Promotes Women’s Leadership and Public Service

In honor of Women’s History Month, we recently caught up with alumna Kateryna Pyatybratova, ESIA BA ’11, MA/MBA ’16, who has turned her experiences at the Elliott School and GW into a career promoting women’s leadership and public service around the world.

Planning Events

The Elliott School hosts prominent political leaders, international experts, and scholars who discuss pressing issues of the day. If you are affiliated with the Elliott School and approved to schedule events, please first read through the Public Affairs Event Training Guide and then utilize the following resources to ensure that your event runs as smoothly as possible:

Book a Room

Please email these addresses to reserve our spaces:

For classroom reservations, please contact Academic Scheduling.

For City View or State Room, please contact the Marvin Center Events & Venues.

Planning for Your Event

Event Submission Form

Table Microphone Reservation Form

If you would like to reserve one of our live streaming kits, email Colette Kent at [email protected].

For high-level photography requests, please submit a photography request for a GWU photographer here. For mid or lower-level photography requests, please submit a request here. Both services are free of charge.

If you arrive at either the Lindner Family Commons or Conference Room 505 and do not find the room clean and in the default setup, please fill out the Public Affairs Space Complaint Form

Invitations to events or any other email marketing that is targeted to the public must follow the style guide created and implemented by GW's Division of External Relations.

During Your Event

If you run into technical difficulties in an academic classroom, the Lindner Family Commons, or the Conference Room 505, please contact Academic Technologies at 202-994-0485.


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