GW graduates in a range of fields made the magazine’s annual list of young entrepreneurs.
Eleven young George Washington University alumni were named to Forbes’ 30 Under 30 lists celebrating entrepreneurs, activists, journalists and others making major impacts in their fields. The magazine published multiple lists this year in 20 categories. GW was most strongly represented in the 30 Under 30 in Media and 30 Under 30 in Social Impact lists, with three alumni appearing on each.
Five alumni honorees graduated from the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, three graduated from GW School of Business, two from the Elliott School of International Affairs and one from the School of Engineering and Applied Science. Below are all listed alumni with links to Forbes’ profiles.
- Jillian Tessler, B.B.A. ’14, director of portfolio strategy and operations, Newco
- Brooke Nakatsukasa, B.B.A. ’14, vice president, Vista Equity
Hollywood and Entertainment
- Alexa Dectis, B.A. ’15, associate counsel, Skydance Media
Marketing and Advertising
- Ro Kalonaros, B.A. ’14, global director of content and culture, Omnicom Group
- Jeremy Diamond, B.A. ’15, White House correspondent, CNN
- Alayna Treene, B.A. ’16, congressional reporter, Axios
- Remi Anne Yamamoto, B.A. ’14, special assistant to the president and senior advisor for communications for the Office of the Chief of Staff, White House
- Liran Cohen, B.S. ’18, M.S. ’19; Max Friedman, B.S. ’17; and Ari Krasner, B.A. ’18, cofounders, Givebutter
- Jonquel Jones, B.A. ’16, forward, Connecticut Sun