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Prominent Alumni

Arnold 'Red' Auerbach

Former Coach, General Manager, Pres B. Celtics / GSEHD BS '40, MA '41

Red Auerbach led the Boston Celtics to 16 NBA championships during his 56 years with the franchise. He coached the Celtics to nine world titles from 1950-1966 and was enshrined in the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1968. The author of seven books, Auerbach played three years of basketball at GW.

Chuck Todd

NBC News Chief White House Correspondent / Attended '90-'94

Chuck Todd became NBC News' political director in March 2007 and was named NBC News chief White House correspondent in December 2008. He also serves as contributing editor to “Meet the Press" and on-air political analyst for "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams," "Today," and MSNBC.

Tammy Duckworth

Member of the US House of Representatives, ESIA MA '92

Tammy Duckworth is an American politician who has been the United States Representative for Illinois's 8th congressional district since 2013. An Iraq War veteran, Duckworth lost both legs and partial use of one arm in a RPG attack on the helicopter she was co-piloting in Iraq.

Eric Cantor

U.S. Representative, Virginia / CCAS BA '85

Eric Cantor is a congressman representing the Seventh District of Virginia. Eric has served in the U.S. House of Representatives since 2001. Eric was elected by his colleagues in the House to serve as the Majority Leader for the 112th and 113th Congresses.

Abby Joseph Cohen

Goldman Sachs Global Markets Institute President / CCAS MA '76

Abby Joseph Cohen is president of the Global Markets Institute and senior investment strategist at Goldman Sachs. She began her career as an economist at the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, D.C., joined Goldman Sachs in 1990, and became a partner in 1998.

Gen. Colin Powell

Former U.S. Secretary of State / GWSB MBA '71

Colin Powell became the first African American U.S. Secretary of State in 2001. Prior to his appointment, Powell served as national security adviser and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. He also founded America's Promise, an organization which helps at-risk children.

Warren Brown

Food Network Host and Bakery Owner / SPHHS MPH '98, LAW JD '98

Warren Brown is the founder and owner of the CakeLove and Love Café bakeries in Washington, D.C., metro area. His innovative recipes and business sense also led him to host “Sugar Rush” on Food Network and author a cookbook, CakeLove

Anousheh Ansari

Private Space Explorer, Entrepreneur / SEAS MS '92

Anousheh Ansari became the first female private space explorer and the first astronaut of Iranian descent in 2006. A successful entrepreneur, Ansari is the co-founder and chairman of Prodea Systems and a member of the X Prize Foundation's Vision Circle and Board of Trustees.

Mark Warner

U.S. Senator, Virginia /CCAS BA '77

Mark Warner was elected to the U.S. Senate in November 2008. He served as Governor of Virginia from 2002-2006 after spending 20 years as a business leader in the high-tech industry. Warner serves on the Senate's Banking, Budget, Commerce and Rules committees.

Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis

Former First Lady / CCAS BA '51

Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis received worldwide attention when she entered the White House with President John F. Kennedy and her young children. As First Lady, she focused on historic preservation and promoting the arts. In later years, she enjoyed a successful career in publishing.

Dana Bash

CNN Senior Congressional Correspondent / CCAS BA '93

Dana Bash covers the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate as a senior congressional correspondent for CNN. Prior to reporting on Congress, Bash served as a White House correspondent and covered the 2004 and 2008 presidential campaigns for CNN.

Kerry Washington

Actress / CCAS BA '98 Golden Globe Award nominated actress

Kerry Washington has starred in films such as The Last King of Scotland, Ray, and the Fantastic Four series. Washington is also an ardent political activist and member of the Creative Coalition, standing up for First Amendment rights protection and arts education.