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Finding Success by Challenging Yourself

CNN's Athena Jones visited GW's Women's Leadership Program to emphasize the importance of chasing opportunity to broaden personal experience and knowledge. At GW, industry leaders frequently visit classrooms to educate students on making the most of their skills and knowledge after they graduate.

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One GW Alum Proves That American Freedom is Far From Immaterial One GW Alum Proves That American Freedom is Far From Immaterial
Women’s Basketball Wins A10 Season Championship

Women’s Basketball Wins A10 Season Championship

GW Women’s Basketball clinched their second straight A10 regular season championship against Richmond and heads into tournament play this week. The Colonials play the winner of Duquesne vs. George Mason at 4:30 p.m. March 3 in Atlantic 10 tournament.

Lt. General Nadja West, MD ’88, U.S. Army Surgeon General

Breaking Barriers in the U.S. Army

Lt. General Nadja West, MD ’88, is the highest ranking black woman in U.S. Army history. From West Point to GW School of Medicine & Health Sciences to the 44th U.S. Army surgeon general, West has helped blaze a path for a generation of women to succeed in the military.

Kira Sommer

Kira Sommer

Class of 2019
Major: Journalism & Mass Communication

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