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.

Hoya Highlight
Dec 2015

Hoya Highlight: Nora Gardner (C'07)

CEO and Creative Director, Nora Gardner NYC Describe your current profession. I am the founder of Nora Gardner NYC, a women’s professional workwear brand based in NYC. My primary roles are design,...
Hoya Highlight
John Graf
Dec 2015

Hoya Highlight: John Graf (B'86)

President & CEO, Priory Hospitality Group Describe your current profession. I own and operate a multi-line hospitality business, which includes an independent boutique hotel (the 42 room Priory...
Alumni at Work
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.
Georgetown Magazine
Music Comes Alive at Dahlgren
Dec 2015

Georgetown Magazine: Music Comes Alive at Dahlgren

Backpacks and laptop bags line the side aisles as students settle themselves into this welcoming space, described by many as the heart of campus.
Hoyas for Others
Nov 2015

Hoyas Making a Difference in Veterans’ Lives

#HoyasForOthers Georgetown’s proud mission to serve as women and men for others is exemplified through many in the Hoya community, and perhaps doubly so by our Hoya veterans. One particular group of...
Alumni at Work
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...
Alumni Spotlight
Nov 2015

Claire Naylor and Claire Charamnac - Co-founders, Women LEAD

Claire Charamnac (F’11), from Singapore, and Claire Naylor (F’11), from Nepal, met their first year at Georgetown. The two immediately bonded over the long distance away from their families, and,...
Georgetown Magazine
The Who Rocks Georgetown
Nov 2015

Georgetown Magazine: The Night The Who Rocked Georgetown

Towle was crouched in front of a bank of amplifiers on McDonough Gymnasium’s stage, watching a crowd of 6,000 rush toward him. It was about 10 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 2, 1969. Towle, chair of the...
Georgetown Magazine
Nov 2015

Timothy M. Gay

By Timothy Rosenberger (C’16) Photo of Timothy M. Gay Although he wasn’t yet at Georgetown for the legendary 1969 Who concert, Tim Gay (C’76) had long been curious about how the famous and...
Alumni at Work
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...
Hoya Highlight
Ashley Dodgen McCormick
Jun 2015

Hoya Highlight: Ashley Dodgen McCormick (C'05)

Founder and Designer, ASHA by ADM Describe your current profession. I am the CEO & creative director of the jewelry company, ASHA, which I founded while a student at Georgetown. Tell us about...
Hoya Highlight
Sabahat Chaudry
Jun 2015

Hoya Highlight: Sabahat Chaudhary (L'06)

Co-founder/owner, Magpie Cookshop Describe your current profession. I co-founded and own a small business, Magpie Cookshop, which designs and makes sustainable kitchen textiles. All of our products...