Diversity Summit

Actress MJ Rodriguez Shares How to Live Boldly

November 11, 2019

During the fifth annual Diversity Summit, keynote speaker MJ Rodriguez, who stars in Pose on FX, discussed how she learned to be proud of her identity.

SMPA 2020 election preview

Looking Forward to the 2020 Election

November 11, 2019

Political analysts discuss President Trump’s chances of re-election and Democrats’ appeal to a polarized electorate.

 Eli Gottlieb

Identity Formation in the Digital Age

November 11, 2019

Visiting GSEHD professor and cognitive psychologist Eli Gottlieb discussed how young people shape their sense of self and community online.

Waging Peace in Vietnam

Elliott School to Host Vietnam War Protest Exhibition

November 07, 2019

A week of events at the Elliott School will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the of Vietnam War protests and give the GW community a chance to explore Vietnamese food, music and culture.

Interfaith Reception 2019

Students Explore GW’s Multitude of Faiths

November 07, 2019

At the 18th Annual Interfaith Reception, President LeBlanc leads a discussion with students on learning about different faiths.

Van Jones

Van Jones Talks Fighting for Justice

November 04, 2019

Almost one year after President Trump signed the FIRST STEP Act, criminal justice reform advocate Van Jones discussed next steps with activists and formerly incarcerated individuals.

Rep. Will Hurd

Rep. Will Hurd Says He Will Serve His Country Another Way

October 31, 2019

The Texas Republican talked about his tenure and why he’s leaving Congress at a GSPM MasterClass Series.

Lecture Panel

2019 GW Alumni Achievers Lead in Sports and Political Communications

October 28, 2019

Political experts discuss cyber security threats to 2020 elections at the annual Frank Fahrenkopf and Charles T. Manatt Endowed Lecture 

Marianne Williamson

Marianne Williamson Calls for Disruption of Political, Economic Systems

October 28, 2019

The 2020 Democratic candidate spoke at GW about her presidential priorities and vision for the country.

Nemata Blyden

African Americans and Africa: A New History

October 24, 2019

CCAS and Elliott School professor Nemata Blyden’s new book explores the complex relationship between African Americans and the African continent from the era of slavery to the present.

How to Resist event

Ilhan Omar: ‘I’m Confident’ Trump Will Be Impeached for Ukraine Wrongdoing

October 24, 2019

Rep. Omar defended the ongoing impeachment inquiry and her endorsement of Bernie Sanders while participating in a podcast taping at GW. 

Rachel Tobac

Human Hacker Playbook: How to Stop Me from Getting Your Personal Information

October 22, 2019

Social engineer Rachel Tobac shares how hackers target accounts and what can be done to stop them.

Sen. Tammy Duckworth

Sen. Duckworth Links Health, Education and Values to National Security

October 22, 2019

The Illinois senator discussed those issues and President Trump’s foreign policy during a discussion at GW.


Women's Economic Empowerment

Looking at the Global Economics of Gender

October 22, 2019

A GW panel discussed tactics to empower women globally to be active participants in their country’s economy.

Shapiro Lecture

Shapiro Lecture Focuses on Women, Peace and Security

October 18, 2019

Elliott School Shapiro Professor Adm. Michelle Howard spoke about gender equality in the military and international peacekeeping.