World leaders speaking at GW events



Four ambassadors to the U.S. (left to right) Hunaina Sultan Ahmed Al Mughairy, Oman; Maguy Maccario Doyle, Monaco; Mathilde Muka

Women Ambassadors Discuss Their Roles as Diplomats

April 03, 2018

The Women’s Leadership Program hosted four women ambassadors to the United States who defy notions of patriarchy.

United States Capitol dome

Nuclear Security Fellows Fill Information Void on Capitol Hill

March 23, 2018

The Nuclear Security Working Group was awarded $3.5 million in renewal funding to support its expanding fellowship program.

GW Tempietto

GW Experts Share Research at UN Commission on the Status of Women

March 19, 2018

Founding director of the GW Global Women’s Institute Mary Ellsberg presented research and led discussions at the annual event.

Alison Brooks (L), a professor of anthropology at GW’s Center for the Advanced Study of Human Paleobiology, worked with a team o

Researchers Discover Early Evidence Linked to Emergence of Modern Humans

March 19, 2018

A GW team has discovered that early humans in East Africa used coloring materials and obtained a range of raw materials from distant sources—activities that imply the existence of social netw

Mosaic of Speakers at Women's Leadership Conference

GW Women's Leadership Conference Tackles Challenges of Living in a Global Community

March 05, 2018

Participants examine how inclusion could close gaps in a divided society.

GW-USIP Mentorship Program

March 01, 2018

GW Tempietto, student group, USIP building


Students sitting in Olympic rings

Olympics Class Reflects on PyeongChang Games Experience

February 26, 2018

The GW students gathering data for the International Olympic Committee share moments from the 2018 Winter Olympics.

Angelo DeLeo

Comparative Study on Italian Festival Has Hometown Roots

February 20, 2018

Junior Angelo DeLeo received the Undergraduate Research Award to examine the similarities between “Festa dei Ceri” and its Pennsylvania counterpart.

Committee Chair Damian Collins

GW Hosts British Parliament Hearings on Fake News

February 12, 2018

Members of Britain’s House of Commons question Google, Facebook and Twitter representatives over disinformation and fake news.

South Korean Olympics class

Students ‘Excited to Learn’ at PyeongChang Olympics

February 06, 2018

A group of GW students led by Professor Lisa Delpy Neirotti will collect data for the International Olympic Committee in South Korea.

Mount Kilimanjaro

Mount Kilimanjaro Hike ‘More Than Just One Student Trip’

January 29, 2018

A group of GW students are fundraising for charity ahead of plans to summit Mount Kilimanjaro in May.

Joel Blecher

Retelling the Spice Trade Story

January 03, 2018

GW historian wins National Endowment for the Humanities grant to study Islam’s historical connection to the continent-spanning, era-defining commercial routes.

Mary Ellsberg

Women, Girls in South Sudan Face Staggering Rates of Violence

December 01, 2017

A report from GW’s Global Women’s Institute found that women in conflict areas face high rates of intimate partner violence with little recourse.

GW President Thomas LeBlanc

President LeBlanc Rallies University around Shared Purpose: ‘We Will Choose to Lead’

November 13, 2017

George Washington President Thomas LeBlanc delivered an inaugural address that was part reflection on a historic institution, part aspiration for the institution under his leadership.

Global Bachelor's Program Student, Chizuru Uko

Global Bachelor’s Student: The program “defined my major for me”

November 09, 2017
The Global Bachelor's Program made Chizuru Uko "think of the world as a smaller place."