Nikki Haley visits GW for the year’s second Presidential Distinguished Event. Plus, a colorful multidisciplinary exhibition celebrating Miami’s Caribbean diaspora, concerts by GW performance ensembles, a visit from D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser and more.
730 21st St., NW
$10 to $45; free by lottery to current GW students
A diplomat and politician who served as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations from 2017 to 2019, Nikki Haley also previously was governor of South Carolina. In her book, “With All Due Respect,” she offers a firsthand account of major national and international incidents, as well as behind-the-scenes insight into her tenure in the Trump administration.
This conversation is part of the Presidential Distinguished Event Series, which launched in the spring of 2019 to connect GW students to renowned guest speakers and performers through culturally significant, free events on the Foggy Bottom campus.
Flagg Building, Luther W. Brady Art Gallery
500 17th St., NW
Is a home just the physical dwelling, or is it something more? And how do we depict it? This exhibition explores these questions and more through photographic works recently returned to the Corcoran Flagg Building. The Luther W. Brady Art Gallery curated this show in collaboration with the Corcoran Study Collection and a GW art history class taught by Lisa Lipinski, assistant professor of art history.
Marvin Center Amphitheatre, third floor
800 21st St., NW
Join the Global Women’s Institute in partnership with the GW Multicultural Student Services Center, Green GW, Black Millennials for Flint and GW’s Milken Institute School of Public Health for this screening, followed by a discussion with director David Barnhart, Flint resident and recovery coordinator Greg Timmons and Milken Institute SPH Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Chair Melissa Perry.
Corcoran School of the Arts and Design
500 17th St. NW
This bold, multidisciplinary exhibition features artists from the Caribbean diaspora in Miami, with creations ranging from traditional photography and sculpture to glow-in-the-dark sand and giant balloons. At opening night, emcee Kalyn James and special performer Aisha Tandiwe Bell will welcome this vibrant installation to the Corcoran.
Save the Date:
Marvin Center, third floor
800 21st St., NW
From $119; limited free tickets available to GW students
Entrepreneurs and idea-havers meet and share notes alongside venture capitalists at this major networking event, featuring a “fireside chat” with Seth Goldman, founder and “TeaEO” of HonestTea and executive chairman of Beyond Meat. Limited free tickets are available to current GW students, with preference given to students with startup ventures. Contact Jasmine Bautista at [email protected] to sign up for a free ticket.
Jack Morton Auditorium
805 21st St., NW
According to developmental biologist Bruce Lipton, emotions are like the gauges on a car’s dashboard—providing feedback on the operation of the body. A guest faculty member at GW’s Center for Excellence in Public Leadership e-Co Leadership Coaching program, Dr. Lipton will discuss his model of the ways in which body and mind interrelate.