Georgetown Business is the alumni magazine of Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. Published twice a year, the magazine highlights successful and interesting alumni, covers the latest business trends and faculty research, and reports on school news, events, and student, faculty, and alumni accomplishments.

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Georgetown Business Srping 2018 coverHighlights from the Fall 2018 Issue

A Dream Deferred: Carlos Sera never gave up on his dream to graduate from Georgetown, and Georgetown never gave up on him.

Out of Office: Coworking spaces are changing not just where people work, but how they work. Georgetown alumni are driving the transformation.

Civil Actions: Rudeness at work can have a devastating effect on performance, Georgetown McDonough researchers have found. Thankfully, civility can do the opposite.

Change Happens: At the Global Social Enterprise Initiative and in a new book, Leslie Crutchfield keeps her finger on the pulse of how and why social changes occur, or do not, in the 21st century.

Working on the Railroad (Alumni Profile): All the live long day, Caroline Decker (EMBA’16) keeps Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor trains running smoothly.

Good Faith (Alumni Profile): Forrest Fauth (MBA’16) builds a successful real estate business while financially supporting his properties’ neighborhoods and tenants.

Childhood Goals (Alumni Profile): A desire to create impact led Amy Fong (B’92) from financial services to a career helping indigent children as CEO of Save the Children Hong Kong.

Take 5: Five Ways to Become a More Sustainable Consumer: How you can better evaluate the sustainability of the products you buy and the companies you support.

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Georgetown Business Magazine Stories
  • Illustration of Georgetown McDonough associate professor Vishal Agrawal
    5 Ways to Become a More Sustainable Consumer

    How you can better evaluate the sustainability of the products you buy and the companies you support.

  • Georgetown EMBA graduate Caroline Decker in front of an Amtrak train
    Working on the Railroad

    All the live long day, Caroline Decker (EMBA’16) keeps Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor trains running smoothly.

  • Two men yelling at each other in an open office, with scared coworkers hiding nearby
    Civil Actions

    Rudeness at work can have a devastating effect on performance, Georgetown McDonough researchers have found. Thankfully, civility can do the opposite.

  • Kelsey Lents and JP Coakley in the space that will become Two Birds
    Out of Office

    Coworking spaces are changing not just where people work, but how they work. Georgetown alumni are driving the transformation.

  • GSEI executive director Leslie Crutchfield, photo by Drake Sorey
    Change Happens

    At GSEI and in a new book, Leslie Crutchfield keeps her finger on the pulse of how and why social changes occur, or do not, in the 21st century.

  • Carlos Sera receives his diploma from his daughter (right) as his son’s home in Houston. Photo by Michael Stravato.
    A Dream Deferred

    Carlos Sera never gave up on his dream to graduate from Georgetown, and Georgetown never gave up on him.

  • Luis Gonzalez, B'15
    Sowing Seeds

    Luis Gonzalez (B’15) finds success in a new generation of entrepreneurs.

  • Andrea Perez Castro (MBA'11)
    Social Entrepreneurship

    Andrea Perez Castro (MBA’11) is dedicated to mentoring Latin American youth.

  • Brian Linville, MSF'17
    Deep Leadership

    Brian Linville (MSF’17) learned to be a leader miles under the surface of the high seas.

  • Older adult workers, illustration by Dan Bejar
    The Rise of the Silver Economy

    The growing population of older adults has businesses scrambling to address the challenges — and opportunities — that come with aging in the 21st century.

  • Time Travel

    Couple says farewell to work and travels around the globe for a year.

  • Kathryn Procope, head of school, Howard University Middle School of Mathematics and Science, photo by Jonathan Timmes
    A Matter of Principal

    A leadership program at Georgetown McDonough works to change the face of public school education in Washington, D.C.