In 2012, Cynthia Germanotta, M.A. ’78, and her daughter Stefani–better known to the world as Lady Gaga–launched Born This Way Foundation. Their mission: to support the mental health of young people and to work with them to build a kinder, braver world.
For the past decade, the Global Women’s Institute has helped build the evidence base on violence against women and girls and what works to prevent gender-based violence. Where does it go from here?
From Alaska to Qatar to here in the nation's capital, our alumni are changing the world.
Here are some of their stories.
Kathy Baird, B.A. '96, Chief Communications Officer for "The Washington Post" and member of the Rosebud Sioux Lakota Nation, has never let adversity hold her back.
Alumna Dawn Moncrief, M.A. '98, M.A. '01, is helping feed the planet with plant-based foods through a well-fed world.
Lifelong educator Juli Westrich, M.A.T. '98, gets an opportunity she'd only ever dreamed of with the famed Iditarod race.
Special agent Rachel Wolf-Hubbard, M.A. '17, protected the family, friends of the U.S. men's soccer team during the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
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As his tenure draws to a close, President Mark S. Wrighton reflected on accomplishments and only-at-GW moments.
Ellen Granberg is an innovative, dynamic leader with decades of experience at research universities and as a sociology scholar.
The university’s membership in the AAU recognizes its leading research, education and innovation.
The new moniker was consistently the top-ranked option in every round of a yearlong process driven by feedback from GW students, faculty, staff and alumni.