Alumni Stories

Georgetown alumni are passionate and driven leaders, prompting worldwide change in industries such as business, public policy, healthcare and the arts. Read about Hoyas making their mark as men and women for others.

Alumni at Work
Carmen Ortiz Larsen established a technology business in 1980 with another Georgetown physics student, Keith King (C’73).
Nov 2018

Georgetown Trailblazer Reflects on Her Experiences in the First Co-ed STEM Class

Carmen Ortiz Larsen (C’73) is the CEO and founder of AQUAS, Inc.—an engineering and technology business located in Kensington, Maryland.
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Dora Borja Miura
Oct 2016

Alumna Leads in STEM Education: Dora Borja Miura Ph.D. (B’94)

Photo credit: Recently awarded the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST ) for the U.S. territories, Dora Borja Miura Ph.D. (B'94) wants to change...
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Lindsay Gallagher
Oct 2016

Lindsay Gallagher (C’11) Featured on New Animal Planet Docuseries

Lindsay Gallagher (C'11) is one of the stars of a new six-part series, Life at Vet U , which premiered Oct. 1 on Animal Planet. The docuseries profiles six students at the University of Pennsylvania...
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Richard Trent
Aug 2016

From Phantoms to Fandom—Georgetown Alumnus is Recognized for Musical Talent

Alumnus Rich Trent (F'10) reflects on finding music and finding himself at Georgetown Long before snagging his recent win for D.C.'s best entrant in the NPR national Tiny Desk competition, Richard...
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career transitions
Jul 2016

6 Keys to Making Successful Career Transitions

Before joining the real estate industry, Susanne Rhow (B'88 ) worked for a variety of luxury brands, conducting business all over the world. Although she enjoyed success in the luxury goods market,...
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Robert Bosch Fellowship program
May 2016

Georgetown Alumni Excel in German Fellowship Program

The 2015-2016 class of the Robert Bosch Fellowship program. Photo credit: Cristina Gonzalez Since 1984, the Robert Bosch Fellowship program has selected 15-20 Americans each year to work at German...
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Sasha Orloff (MBA’06)
Dec 2015

Changing Finance Through Innovation - Sasha Orloff (MBA’06)

Sasha Orloff’s (MBA’06) company has been named one of 2015’s most innovative in personal finance.
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Susie O'Hare (C'10)
Nov 2015

Careers and Camaraderie for Hong Kong Hoyas

Caroline Kwok and Susie O’Hare offer a glimpse at living and working in Hong Kong as young Georgetown alumnae. After enrolling in a course on International Relations at Georgetown, Susie O’Hare (C’10...
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Timothy Hughes (F'94)
Oct 2015

Hoyas in Space

In the realm of science and technology, ties between diplomacy and business are increasing. The lightning-fast pace of new and evolving technology is driving new lines of business--lines that...
Alumni at Work
GUSA Alumni: Where are they now?
Jan 2015

Where Are They Now? - GUSA Alumni Edition

The mission of the Georgetown University Student Association (GUSA) is to serve as the "official voice of students to the university administration and the greater community." Hundreds of students...