GW Alumni Blog

Stories from Our Community

GW alumni are change makers, creators, and leaders in virtually every industry. Through their stories, we see the transformative impact of a GW education.


GW Business junior Camryn Baum celebrates with a first-place check after she and her team won the Consumer Goods and Services Track at Thursday's 16th annual New Venture Competition. (Photos by Rick Reinhard/For GW Today)

Budding Entrepreneurs Win Cash Prizes at 2024 New Venture Competition

NVC awards more than $330,000 to winners, including $157,000 in cash, for the nationally recognized competition now in its 16th year.
GW Trustee Michelle Rubin (l), junior Max Wiener and Pam Rubin.

Heartfelt Connections: GW Scholarship Dinner Brings Donors and Students Together

The annual Celebration of Scholarships and Fellowships event highlights the power of philanthropy.
Nearly 3,500 members of the GW community donated during the 2024 Giving Day. (William Atkins/GW Today)

GW Community Raises $1.8 Million during Giving Day

The annual fundraising event was the most successful in GW’s history.
Joshua Ingersoll

Elliott School Alumnus Appointed to International Advisory Board

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) is the United Nations specialized agency for information and communication technologies.
Scott Mory, B.A. ’96, J.D. ’99, new senior vice president and chief of staff. (Photo: Carnegie Mellon University)

Scott Mory Named Senior Vice President and Chief of Staff

Higher education leader and two-time GW alumnus Scott Mory returns to Foggy Bottom.



GW Alumni in Focus

Whether it’s volunteering in their communities, running for office, or excelling at professional endeavors, GW alumni are carving their own paths and building a greater world.

Alumni in Focus: Kaitlyn Long, BA ‘07

October 27, 2023

With her sights set on Washington, D.C., Kaitlyn Long, BA ‘07, chose to attend GW and propelled her passion for advocacy into a career with the Teamsters.

Alumni in Focus: Devin M. Butler, BA '02

September 26, 2023

GW Gymnastics alumna uses the grit and determination she developed as a student-athlete to fuel her entrepreneurial spirit.

Volunteer Spotlight: Lissette Ortiz, MPA ‘21

September 20, 2023

"Volunteering with the Latino Alumni Network was a decision rooted in my desire to foster a stronger sense of community among Latinx individuals at GW."