Doug Zarkin

GWSB Alumnus Doug Zarkin Talks Branding in the Age of Amazon

April 17, 2019

With online shopping becoming a more dominant force, the vice president and chief marketing officer of Pearle Vision, Luxottica explained at George Talks Business how retailers must adapt.

SMPA panel on conservative media

Conservativism in the Age of Trump

April 16, 2019

A panel of conservative journalists and a media critic debated conservative media coverage of the Trump administration at SMPA.

Fear in Politics

Freedom from Fear: The Ethics of Using Fear in Politics

April 11, 2019

This year’s Paul O’Dwyer endowed lecture explored the ethics of political leaders using fear to motivate people to act.

2019 Maxon Lecture at GWSW

Seeking Responsible Artificial Intelligence

April 11, 2019

Manoj Saxena discussed the future and ethics of artificial intelligence at the GWSB Robert P. Maxon Lecture Series

Michelle Howard

Being a Strong Leader Takes Courage, Practice

April 08, 2019

Adm. Michelle Howard, a retired Navy admiral, spoke at GW about her experience as a leader and trailblazer in the armed forces.

Grace Speights

Women Leaders Discuss Changing the Culture after #MeToo

April 02, 2019

Speakers at the annual Women’s Leadership Conference addressed the need to repair a broken culture by putting more women in positions of power.

Daniel Mulhall

Irish Ambassador to the United States Looks Beyond Brexit

April 01, 2019

Ambassador Daniel Mulhall said Irish-U.S. relations will strengthen after Brexit during a visit to the Elliott School.  

Press Freedoms Discussion at SMPA

Connections with Citizens and Communities Key to Trust in Journalism

March 29, 2019

An SMPA panel of experts on politics and journalism discussed how to build connections with the American people and reinforce civil discourse.


Terry Fulmer

Age-Friendly Care Is Critical to Health Systems

March 27, 2019

Terry Fulmer, a registered nurse and health systems leader, spoke at a Health Policy Leadership Lecture Series event.

Panelists Monica Ruiz, Christina Lowery, Helena Minchew and Kristin Solheim discuss the crises facing refugee girls around the w

‘Brave Girl Rising’ Puts a Human Face on the Global Refugee Crisis

March 25, 2019

Girl Rising CEO Christina Lowery joined panel on gender-based violence after screening film scripted by poet Warsan Shire.

Dorothy Gilliam

A Trailblazing Black Journalist

March 25, 2019

Dorothy Butler Gilliam discussed her book, “Trailblazer,” and her career as the first black woman reporter at The Washington Post.


GW Law Professor Crafts Police Use of Force Legislation

March 20, 2019

Maryland state legislator introduced police use of force bill based on Cynthia Lee’s model legislation for deadly police shootings.

From left: Jeffrey Blount, Samira Baird, Crystal Benton and Chrissie McHenry discuss the ethics of various types of political co

Political Communicators Tackle Ethics Questions

March 12, 2019

Former John McCain press secretary and “Meet the Press” director were among panelists at Project on Ethics in Political Communication launch.

More Than A Vote event at GW

GW Panel Talks about Engaging Youth in Politics

March 12, 2019

U.S. Reps. Will Hurd and Deb Haaland say it takes leadership, organization and communication to gain the attention of young people.

Walter Roberts Award for Congressional Leadership in Public Diplomacy.

GW Institute Honors Sen. Patrick Leahy for Commitment to Public Diplomacy

March 06, 2019

The Vermont senator was awarded the Walter Roberts Award for Congressional Leadership in Public Diplomacy during a Capitol Hill ceremony.