Class of 2006

Welcome to our Class Page. Here you’ll find class events, image galleries, and important contact information.

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It’s been so long since last we met, so make sure to check in here with your classmates and friends! Learn what fellow alumni are doing in their personal and professional lives, view upcoming events and keep up with reunion plans as they begin.

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Inaugural 6 for ’06 Campaign!

Join your fellow 2006 Hoyas for six days of celebrating the Class of ’06 as we meet, learn, and raise funds for our 2006 Class Scholarship! Kicking off on June 1, 2024, the inaugural 6 for ‘06 will feature panel discussions, lunch and learns, and family-friendly activities, all held virtually from June 1 to 6, 2024.

REGISTER HERE!

 

Event Details

6K for 2006

Saturday, June 1, 2024

Walk, run, bike, swim, or row – celebrate the class of 2006 by challenging yourself to 6 kilometers of your favorite outdoor (or indoor!) activity. Take a photo and use the hashtag #6for06Hoyas to share your accomplishment. This activity will last all week, so get in your 6K whenever you can!

 

Mindfulness and Movement with Farrah Farley (‘06)

Sunday, June 2, 2024

3:00 PM to 3:45 PM EST

Join fellow Hoyas and their families Sunday, June 2 at 3:00 PM EST for a peaceful mindfulness and movement session. Through hatha yoga asana poses, pranayama or breathing techniques, and a healing sound meditation, you will feel calm and rejuvenated for the week ahead. All levels, ages (including children!), and abilities welcome, accessible from your chair. Learn more about Farrah here.

Farrah Farley (F’06) registered with RYT Yoga Alliance in 2016. She is available to teach with her 200 hour certification in Vinyasa Yoga to private clients, corporate wellness and in studios. She completed her Registered Children’s Yoga Teaching 95 hour certification in 2019 and has since taught in classrooms and virtually for children with neurodiverse abilities.

 

Lunch and Learn Session with Dean Waite

Monday, June 3, 2024

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

Join Dr. Roberta Waite, dean of Georgetown University School of Nursing, and the class of 2006 for a conversation on health equity.

Dr. Roberta Waite, dean of Georgetown University’s School of Nursing, is a highly regarded nurse leader whose career fuses education, practice, research, and community through innovative and transformative strategies. She has committed the last 35 years of her nursing career to dismantling health care inequities with special emphasis on community-centered work. Having served on the Governor’s Think Tank to develop guidelines for Trauma-Informed Care in Pennsylvania, as content expert for the American Nurses’ Association (ANA) National Commission to Address Racism in Nursing, as the ANA representative on the National Quality Forum Measure Applications Partnership Health Equity Advisory Group, and on Trinity Health’s corporate health system board, she has continuously aligned her efforts with racial and social justice. In 2022, her commitment was recognized with a Modern Healthcare’s Excellence in Governance award for her work on the corporate health system board with improvements in clinical quality, safety, and health equity, as well as her leadership in the expansion of community health and well-being programs, and leading community outreach programs throughout the pandemic. Learn more about Dean Waite here.

 

Family Storytime with Gabriella Aldeman (‘06)

Monday, June 3, 2024

7:30 to 8:00 PM EST

Cuddle up with your family and enjoy a virtual story time with 2006 Hoya, Gabriella Aldeman. Gabriella Aldeman is a Panamanian American author. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University (COL ‘05) and a master’s degree from The College of William and Mary. Her books include Paula’s Patches and Squawk of Spanish. Gaby lives in Fairfax, VA with her husband and two children. You can purchase Gabriella’s books here

Native of Panama City, Panama, Gabriella moved to the United States to pursue an undergraduate degree at Georgetown University (Go Hoyas!) and have stayed in the Washington, DC area ever since. She now lives in Fairfax, VA with her husband, daughter, and son. She visits Panama regularly and embraces the constant transition between her two beautiful languages.

 

“Georgetown’s Influence on the Jesuit College Network” with Dr. Michael T. Rizzi (‘04)

Tuesday, June 4, 2024

12:15 PM to 1:00 PM EST

Join your fellow Hoyas as we explore the fascinating story of how the Jesuits built one of the largest and most successful college networks in the country, and how Georgetown made that growth possible. Learn how Georgetown faculty and alumni founded many great Jesuit schools like Boston College and Holy Cross; how the oldest colleges in California, Missouri, Alabama, and elsewhere have Georgetown ties; and how some Jesuit colleges far from DC awarded degrees in Georgetown’s name. Learn why, to this day, many Jesuit schools still use blue and gray as their school colors and use the word “Hoya” in their fight songs.

Dr. Michael Rizzi (SFS’04) holds a bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, a master’s degree in political science from the University of Pittsburgh, and a doctor of education from the University of Pittsburgh. He is the author of numerous articles on the history and mission of colleges and universities and on international relations. His work has appeared in America magazine, the Journal of Catholic Higher Education, the Newman Studies Journal, the Journal of Catholic Education, American Catholic Studies, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, and elsewhere, and his research has been cited in Supreme Court documents as well as academic journals. He has more than seventeen years of experience in higher education management and teaching, and is currently Director of Student Affairs at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He has given invited lectures at Georgetown University, Boston College, Creighton University, Santa Clara University, the University of San Francisco, Saint Joseph’s University, the University of Scranton, and elsewhere. Learn more about Michael here. 

 

Producing a Podcast: Conception to Execution and Everything in Between

Wednesday, June 5, 2024

12:15 PM to 1:00 PM EST

Join classmates Nayeema Raza (SFS’06) and Jory Caulkins (COL’06) for a fireside chat about podcasting. Tune in for a behind- the- scenes glimpse at how they each got involved in this platform, what it takes to put together a successful episode and series and much much more! Moderated by Charlie Caulkins (COL’06).

Nayeema Raza (SFS ‘06) is a journalist whose work has appeared in The New York Times, New York Magazine and the Tribeca Film Festival. She is launching and will be co-hosting a new podcast starting May 31 following 3+ years of partnering with Kara Swisher (SFS ‘84) as the on-air Executive Producer of the Vox Media podcast “On with Kara Swisher” and the Senior Editor of The New York Times podcast “Sway.” Previously, Nayeema was a Senior Producer in the Opinion Video section of The Times, where she remains a contributing producer. Nayeema came into podcasting and journalism with a background in documentary filmmaking with projects including the musical documentary “Sublime” and the 10-episode CBS All Access documentary series “That Animal Rescue Show.” She spent the first five years of her career in international development consulting, advising foreign governments on economic reforms and market-based solutions to poverty. Nayeema holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, an MPA from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and a BSFS from the Georgetown School of Foreign Service. She grew up in Asia and Africa and, after living in a dozen cities and four continents since Georgetown, is finally rooted in New York City. She just launched a new podcast “Mixed Signals”: listen to it here.

Jory Caulkins (COL ’06) is the host of Built to Outlast. He is an experienced investor, entrepreneur, and operator. He is the founder and CEO of Enduring Companies, a holding company focused on building for the long term. Prior to Enduring he was the Founding Chairman of Project Canary (fka IES) a leading provider of data and SaaS solutions to the energy industry. Earlier in his career Jory worked at Bain Capital and Morgan Stanley, worked at a hedge fund, and started and sold a small technology business. He earned a BS from Georgetown in 2006 and an MBA from Stanford in 2014. He lives with his wife and their three children in Texas, is an avid fly-fisherman, and an aspiring but unaccomplished chef.

2006 Send Off and Lecture with Professor Anthony Arend on “The Future of the International System”

Thursday, June 6, 2024

12:30 PM to 1:00 PM

Join Professor Anthony Arend, Professor of Government and Foreign Service and Chair of the Department of Government, as he shares more on “The Future of the International System” and helps us close out an exciting week celebrating the class of 2006!

Anthony Clark Arend is Professor of Government and Foreign Service and Chair of the Department of Government . He served as Senior Associate Dean for Graduate and Faculty Affairs (later Vice Dean) in the Walsh School of Foreign Service from August 2015 until July 2018. He served as Director of the Master of Science in Foreign Service Program from 2008-2017. His research and teaching is in the fields of international law, national security law, international legal theory, and human rights. He has published seven books, including Legal Rules and International Society, International Law and the Use of Force: Beyond the UN Charter Paradigm (co-authored), and Human Dignity and the Future of Global Institutions (co-edited). With Professor Christopher C. Joyner, he founded the Institute for International Law & Politics at Georgetown and served as co-director of the Institute from 2003-2008. His is a University Affiliate at the Center for National Security and the Law at the Georgetown University Law Center and has also served as an adjunct professor of law. He serves as a Faculty Liaison to the Georgetown Institute for Politics and Public Service. He has served as Chair of the Main Campus Executive Faculty and Vice President of the Faculty Senate for the Main Campus. Prior to coming to Georgetown, he was a Senior Fellow at the Center for National Security Law at the University of Virginia School of Law. He has also served as an Articles Editor for the Virginia Journal of International Law. Dr. Arend is a Life Member of the Council on Foreign Relations and serves as a Senator on the Board of Governors of the Georgetown University Alumni Association. In April 2017, Arend received the John Carroll Award from the Georgetown University Alumni Association. This award ”is conferred upon Georgetown alumni whose achievements and record of service exemplify the ideals and traditions of Georgetown and its founder” and is the highest honor given by the Alumni Association. Dr. Arend received a Ph.D. and an M.A. in Foreign Affairs from the Department of Government and Foreign Affairs of the University of Virginia. He received a B.S.F.S., magna cum laude, from the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.

 

 

Mark Your Calendars for our 20th Reunion Celebrations: May 29–31, 2026!

Class Committee

  • Committee Members

    Anne Rossi Valik, Class Co-Chair (B’06)

    Benita Sinnarajah Natalini, Class Co-Chair (NHS’06)

    Claudia “Charlie” Adamski Caulkins (C’06)

    Megan Bell (C’06, L’17)

    Mike Boswell (F’06)

    Lauren Brennan (B’06)

    Douglas Curran (F’06)

    Ashley Darcy Mahoney (NHS’06)

    Nathalie Dean (C’06)

    Maria del Mar Zavala (F’06)

    Michael Dutko (F’06)

    Paul Fiorilli (C’06, M’10)

    Valerie Hernandez (F’06, F’08, S’14)

    Kevin Rieffel (C’06)

Find Hoyas from This Class

  • In Memoriam List

    Georgetown mourns the loss of its sons and daughters. On this page we pay homage to fellow Hoyas who have recently passed away.

    If you notice a classmate is missing from the list, or if you would like to notify us of a classmate who has recently passed away, please email alumnirelations@georgetown.edu. If you would like to submit a personal message, you may also submit a Class Note request. All information will be verified by Georgetown University before your note is published.

    Ms. Jessica Ruth Caroe
    Mr. Jeremy J. Dorfman
    Mr. Ian E. Ferns
    Ms. Kelly Marie Langguth
    Ms. Lydia Mwende Ngonyi
    Mr. Daniel H. Rigby
    Mr. Michal A. Subczynski
    Mr. Robert A. Tremain
    Ms. Theresa Velasquez
    Mr. Gregory B. Wilbur

  • Lost List

    We’ve lost touch with some of our classmates and we’d love to reconnect. View the Lost List and let us know if you have any information to help us reach out to our Hoya friends by sending an email to alumnirelations@georgetown.edu.

    Ms. Larissa Ingles Buerano
    Ms. Rachel Loren Cerqueira
    Ms. Mashall Chaudhri
    Mr. Richard J. D’Andrea
    Mr. Nicholas A. Deane
    Ms. Mira Dewji
    Mr. Joseph D. Dickey III
    Mrs. Tara Mead England
    Mr. Sheldon L. Epps
    Ms. Clare Fieseler
    Mrs. Anoush Adrienne Gavoor
    Mrs. Krista P. Harvey
    Mr. Matthew E. Howell
    Ms. Margo Huennekens
    Mr. Ali Jamshidi
    Mr. Jared J. Jenkins
    Ms. Christal Kelso
    Ms. Julie Wytock Kielt
    Mrs. Meghan Shapiro Klinger
    Lt. Cdr. Mike Lavoie USN
    Mr. Jonathan L. Leung
    Mr. Daniel P. Mcanally
    Mr. Patrick D. McKegney
    Mrs. Erin Cockren McLaughlin
    Mr. John D. Nesbitt
    Ms. Catherine Payne
    Ms. Bridget Reilly
    Mr. S. David Rycyna
    Mr. H. Slade Smith
    Mr. David R. Stroup
    Ms. Mary Husted Tranbaugh
    Mr. Esteban A. Trevino
    Ms. Huoi K. Trieu
    Miss Brintha Vasagar
    Ms. Ashley Elizabeth Weed
    Mr. Albert Yu
    Mr. Kyle B. Zilles

Contact Us

Our class needs you! We are always looking for volunteers who want to help with class events, communications and fundraising. Email alumnirelations@georgetown.edu for more information.