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. 

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Upcoming Events Spring 2019

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Join us to hear about the very real connection between effective leadership and meditation, as well as the many other benefits of meditation.  Experience a silent meditation practice. Co-sponsored by the John Main Center for Meditation and Inter-religious Dialogue and GWA. Space is limited; please RSVP only if you plan to attend. RSVP (new window)
Date- March 7, 2019
11:30-12:15 PM- Workshop (John Main Center)
12:15-1:00 PM- Luncheon (McShain Large)

GWA logo for Women on the Walls Exhibit

The Women on the Walls exhibit, inside the Leavey Center honors some of Georgetown’s most accomplished women students, faculty and administrators. Women on the Walls is the vision of C.C. Borzilleri (C ‘19), who championed this project as part of her GWA Fellowship in 2018. The Georgetown Women’s Alliance is grateful to C.C. and proud to bring her idea to recognize and promote the contribution of pioneering women throughout Georgetown’s history to life. Refreshments will be served. RSVP (new window)
Date- March 14, 2019
Time- 3:00-4:30 PM
Location- Leavey Center Chick-fil-A

Dr. Emily Roberts over a table with a laptop, finance reports, and coffee

Join us for a workshop with Dr. Emily Roberts of Personal Finance for PhDs!
Tuesday, March 19, 12-2pm, Leavey Program Room (new window)
Topics of discussion will include budgeting and saving, investing strategies, retirement funds, and taxes. Lunch will be served.
Presented by: Georgetown Women’s Alliance, Georgetown Office of Graduate Enrichment, Medical Center Graduate Student Organization, Georgetown Postdoc Association

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GWA FitDay at Yates

Yates Field House and GWA are teaming up to offer a free day of fitness for GWA members on March 19!

GWA members can attend any fitness class at Yates on March 19, 2019 for free. Those who attend will automatically be signed up to win a free 10 pack of fitness classes at Yates.  Healthy snacks and drinks will be available!

Spin Xpress  (new window)8 am
One Step Beyond (new window) 8 am 
Spin Xpress  (new window) 12:15 pm
Kickboxing  (new window)5 pm
Spin Core (new window) 5:30 pm
Yoga Sculpt  (new window)6:00 pm
Zumba (new window) 7:00 pm
Boxing (new window) 8:15 pm

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GWA Personal Branding Workshop 
Everyone has a brand, but oftentimes they don’t know what it is, or how to communicate it clearly. Whether it’s in your professional life or social network, an authentic personal brand is important to success. The GWA is thrilled to host branding and thought leadership consultant Carol Blymire for two 90-minute personal branding workshops.
Law Center and SCS Workshop (new window)
Co-sponsored by the Georgetown Law Center’s Professional Development Committee
Date: March 12, 2019
Time: 12:30 – 2:00 PM
Location: Georgetown Law Center, Hotung International Law Building, Hotung Faculty Dining Room
Main Campus Workshop (new window)
Date: March 26, 2019
Time: 4:00-5:30 PM
Location: Arrupe Multipurpose Room

Previous Events

nWant to help create a GWA event but not sure where to start? Check out some of our previous events! The categories are here to help you think of ideas but do not feel that your event needs to fit in the box.

Empowerment and Self Improvement

Events that focus on women empowerement

Past Gender Empowerment Events

Social Justice

Events that focus on social justice issues on and off campus

Past Social Justice Focused Events


Events for members to socialize with members or organizations

Past Social and Mentoring Events


Events that focus on gender and politics

Past Politically Focused Events


Events that are lectures or focus on academics

Past Educational/Academic Events


Events that focus on workplace advancement

Past Workplace Advancement Events