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Every gift, every year helps GW students reach their potential in the classroom, and in life.  The stories below reflect the impact of philanthropy on our GW community.

Maen Hammad, ESIA ’17

Maen Hammad, ESIA ’17, is On a Roll

November 17, 2015
Maen Hammad’s father, who spent much of his life in a Palestinian refugee camp, used to tell him that “an education is more powerful than any weapon because it can never be taken from you.” To this day, Maen, ESIA ’17, lives by these words.

GW Law Student Leverages Scholarship to Promote Human Rights

August 12, 2015

Wendy Aluoch, a third-year law student at GW, has a seemingly simple goal: to make a difference.

Allison Hoff, MD ’15, and Russell Libby, MD ’79

Let the Healing Commence: GW’s First Adopt-a-Doc Scholar Graduates

June 18, 2015
Four years ago, Allison Hoff, MD ’15, became GW’s first recipient of an Adopt-a-Doc scholarship, a unique initiative that provides alumni and friends the opportunity to support incoming students throughout all four years of medical school.

Donors and Recipients Share their Stories

April 15, 2015

During this spring’s annual Power & Promise event, two scholarship recipients met their donors for the first time. We captured these rare first moments on video during the event.

From Family to Fellowships

February 19, 2015

Grace Lau, MBA ’76, is an inspiring example of what is possible with hard work and discipline, but she also knows that “education is a game changer at all levels.”

David and Diane Berg (far right) at the 2013 Power & Promise Dinner with fellow scholarship supporters.

30 Years and Counting

January 15, 2015
As of 2014, David Berg, BS ’68 and his wife have supported his alma mater for over 30 consecutive years.