The Georgetown Women's Alliance sponsors events throughout the year designed to help women at Georgetown grow, learn and thrive. Past events have included skill-building workshops; compelling lectures with prominent women from all industries; networking happy hours and social events; up-close and personal conversations with women leaders; and programs designed to support women in all aspects of their lives.

Whether you're preparing for your personal career advancement, curious about new research, caring for family members, or simply managing the daily demands of modern life, the Georgetown Women's Alliance events calendar offers something for everyone. Check out our upcoming events below, or browse past events. Have an idea that you think would make a great GWA event? Send an email to or submit a grant proposal for your department or organization. 



        Achieving your financial goals: A conversation with Fidelity's Kathy Murphy 

           Wednesday, November 14 from 5:30-7:30pm

 Copley Formal Lounge 

People toasting their bright drinks          

GWA SCS & Law Center Happy Hour

Wednesday, November 14 from 5:30-7:30pm

Sixth Engine, 483 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001

Join the GWA "Center City" crowd for a networking and fellowship happy hour.  Enjoy a drink on the GWA and meet other colleagues and friends in a casual atmosphere. 

Presented by: 

The Georgetown Women’s Alliance and Yates Field House

GWA FitWeek! Work out with the Georgetown Women's Alliance and the Yates Field House.

GWA FitWeek! Work out with the Georgetown Women's Alliance and the Yates Field House.

The Georgetown Women's Alliance is thrilled to partner with Yates Field House for GWA FitWeek, a week-long fitness program exclusively for GWA members. During the week of October 22nd, GWA members can take classes like Cardio Strength, Zumba, Power Yoga, and Spin Xpress.

Sign up below– no Yates membership necessary! Sign up is required for attendance and GoCard is required for admittance to all classes. Space is extremely limited, so please only sign up if you plan to attend. 


Cardio Strength
Power Yoga
Spin Xpress 

Presented by: 
The Georgetown Women’s Alliance


Join the Georgetown Women's Alliance for our Welcome Back Happy Hour

Date: Thursday, September 13, 2018
Time: 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: Epicurean and Company

Stop by to meet members of the GWA Steering Committee, learn about our programming, and kick off the new academic year. GWA members and non-members welcome!

Presented by: 
The Georgetown Women’s Alliance


Empowering Women at the Local, National and International Level: A Conversation with Irish Senator Alice-Mary Higgins

Date: November 2, 2017
Time: 4:00-5:30 PM
Location: Murray Room, Lauinger Library

Join the Georgetown Women’s Alliance on November 2, 2017 from 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM for a conversation with Irish Senator Alice-Mary Higgins.

In a conversation moderated by CC Borzilleri (COL '19) of the Georgetown Women's Alliance, Alice-Mary will discuss the issues she’s addressed as a Senator, in particular her engagement on women’s political and policy issues. This event is open to the entire Georgetown community, and will take place in the Murray Room, Lauinger Library.


Alice-Mary is an independent, full-time Senator on the National University of Ireland panel for Seanad Éireann. Born and raised in Galway, Alice-Mary Higgins has over two decades of experience in policy, strategy and advocacy across the areas of equality, international development and social inclusion.

Presented by:
The Georgetown Women’s Alliance


GWA Breakfast Clubs: Women & Investing

Date: November 14, 2017
Time: 8:30-9:30 AM
Location: Leavey Program Room

Co-sponsored by the GWA and GUWellness, Breakfast Clubs are monthly breakfast discussions based around common themes/interests. These one-off breakfasts will change theme each month, appealing to a wide range of GWA members and interests.

These one-off breakfasts will change theme each month, appealing to a wide range of GWA members and interests.

Members will be able to share advice, ask questions and talk about the issues most important to them alongside experts on our campus that will help facilitate the conversation.

October's session is on Women & Investing and will be facilitated by MetLife.

All GWA members are invited to take part in these conversations.

Breakfast will be provided. RSVP to any of this semester’s sessions below:
  • November 14: Women & Investing 
Save the date! Spring semester breakfast clubs include:
  • January 9: Nutrition
  • February 14: Mind/Body Connection
  • March 13: Financial Freedom
  • April 10: Mindful Parenting + New Babies/Benefits

Presented by: 
Supported by Georgetown Global Engagement, Gelardin New Media Center, and the School of Foreign Service Graduate Career Center.


Women on the Map

Date: October 10, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: HFSC Social Room

How can Technology Empower Women and Girls?

Please join Women on the Map & Georgetown Women’s Alliance for a discussion on the role of technology in women’s empowerment with inspiring women leaders.

The event will include:
  • Panel discussion with prominent women in tech
  • Photo exhibition of female trailblazers
  • Virtual reality experience
  • Interactive art installation putting #womenonthemap
The discussion will take place in the Social Room, Healey Family Student Center at Georgetown University. We hope to see you there!

If you have any questions, please contact us at:

For more information, please visit the Women on The Map Website:

Presented by: 
The Georgetown Women’s Alliance


How to Hoya: Politics

Date: October 17, 2017
Time: 7:00-8:00 PM
Location: HFSC Social Room

The GWA is hosting a series of speakers on campus to bring students training and advice on launching a career in a given field. The first session will be “Politics.” Speakers include:
  • Maia Estes (L' 03), Chief of Staff to Representative Anthony Brown (D-MD)
  • Lauryn Schothorst (C '05), Chief of Staff to Representative Ryan Costello (R-PA)