Alumni Events

Check out events for Hoyas year-round and worldwide

Upcoming Events

Stock Your Own Home Bar with US Bartenders’ Guild National President Kyle McHugh (B’99)

Kyle McHugh (B’99), director of brand advocacy for Samson & Surrey and national president of the United States Bartenders’ Guild, will answer all your questions about wine, beer, and spirits. You’ll leave this session ready and able to roll up your sleeves and craft those Insta-worthy cocktails you’ve been yearning for!

Date: Thursday, Aug., 6, 12:30 p.m.


Future of Work

Thought leaders will explore the critical skills needed to thrive in the evolving world of work, the influence of the gig economy and artificial intelligence, and how to engage talent in new ways featuring Fabio Rosati (B’87) from Snagajob.

Date: Wednesday, Aug., 12, 12:30 p.m.


Whisk(e)y Masterclass

What’s the difference between whisky and whiskey? How can you differentiate among Scotch, Bourbon, Kentucky Bourbon, and the rest? What does age have to do with whiskey taste or quality? Have these and all your burning whiskey questions answered by Kyle McHugh (B’99), national president of the U.S. Bartenders’ Guild and the head of education for whisk(e)y brands Widow Jane, FEW, and Brenne. 

Date: Thursday, Aug., 20, 6 p.m.


Save the Date: 2020 Graduate Alumni Reunion

Date: Postponed
Location: Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business


Recorded Webinars

Stanton Distinguished Leaders Series Presents Aesthetic Intelligence: What It Is, Why It Matters, and How It Will Redefine Branding in the Post-Pandemic Era

Featuring Pauline Brown, former chairman, LVMH North America.

Stanton Distinguished Leaders Summer Series presents: One Person, Many Roles – Thriving Personally and Professionally

Featuring Daisy Dowling, founder and CEO of Workparent and Kelsey Lents (MBA’18) co-founder and CEO of Two Birds

Stanton Distinguished Leaders Summer Series Presents: A Catalyst for Good: How AI is Helping the Fight Against COVID-19

Featuring Ken Mulvany, founder of Benevolent AI

Cooking with Melissa d’Arabian

Join MBA’93 alumna and Food Network star Melissa d’Arabian as she takes through how to make sesame crusted salmon with miso sauce

The Business of Sustainable Investments

Featuring Jeff Cohen (MBA’11), head of private investments Initiatives, Sustainability Accounting Standards Board, moderated by Vishal Agrawal, Provost’s Distinguished Lapeyre Family Associate Professor.

A Reskilling Revolution, Lifelong Learning and the Future of Work

Featuring Koma Gandy (MBA’06), head of curriculum at Codecademy and her insights on AI and its future in education

I’m Graduating…Now What?

Hear from Jason Levin (MBA’06), career and outplacement coach at Ready, Set, Launch, LLC, as he outlines virtual job-seeking best practices for new graduates.

Tactics to Improve Diversity & Inclusion

Ella Washington, professor of the practice, Georgetown McDonough, offers new, actionable, tactics for improving diversity and inclusion efforts.

Tactics for Teleworking Success

Webinar Presenters: Brooks Holtom, professor of management, and Michael O’Leary, teaching professor of management and faculty chair of the Undergraduate Program, Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business.

Telework Leadership Best Practices

Establishing a strong telework environment will continue to become essential for years to come. Michael O’Leary, teaching professor of management and faculty chair of the Undergraduate Program, shares best practices for managing employees, yourself, and others in your home while working remotely.

Balancing Act: Managing Your Work and Family While Working Remote

Led by Alison Davis (MBA’00), executive director, JP Morgan, with Jennifer Balkus (MBA’15), director, American Express, and Lisa Mayr (MBA’98), former chief financial officer, MicroStrategy.

Global Perspectives on Covid-19 Across Industries

Featuring Marcelo Lu (F’03), Sissi Freeman (F’03), Henrik Lund (F’01), David Gold (B’03), and Hitesh Bharwani (B’04).

Should Financial Markets be Closed?

Panelists included former Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) chief economists James Overdahl and Jeff Harris, along with former U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) chief economists Larry Harris, Chester Spatt, and Craig Lewis.

Global Virtual Series on Fintech: “On the Rise of FinTechs – Credit Scoring Using Digital Footprints”

Featuring Manju Puri, J. B. Fuqua Professor of Finance, Fuqua School of Business, Duke University.

Global Virtual Series on Fintech: “Cryptocurrency in the Coronavirus Crisis”

Featuring David Yermack, Albert Fingerhut Professor of Finance and Business Transformation, New York University Stern School of Business.

Global Virtual Series on Fintech: “Do Credit Card Companies Screen for Behavioral Biases?”

Featuring Antoinette Schoar, Stewart C. Myers-Horn Family Professor of Finance and Entrepreneurship, MIT Sloan School of Management.

Global Virtual Series on Fintech: “Beyond the Balance Sheet Model of Banking- Implications for Bank Regulation and Monetary Policy”

Featuring Amit Seru, the Steven and Roberta Denning Professor of Finance, Stanford University.

Global Virtual Series on Fintech: “Stable Fees: A Predictable Market for Cryptocurrencies”

Featuring Maureen O’Hara, the Robert W. Purcell Professorship of Management at Cornell University.

The Markets Have Been Rocked! Where are the Headed?

Moderated by Reena Aggarwal, Robert E. McDonough Professor of Business Administration, professor of finance, and director, Center for Financial Markets and Policy, the panel included Michael J. Mauboussin (C’86, P’17, ’19), head of Conciliant Research, Counterpoint Global, author of three books, and adjunct professor, Columbia Business School; Nancy Flanagin Doyle (C’86, P’22), founder, The Doyle Group, consultant and author, CFA; Guy Adami (B’86, P’21, ’22, ’23), original member, CNBC’s Fast Money; and Kathleen Murphy, president, personal investing, Fidelity Investments. 

Overview of Markets

Led by Thomas Cooke, distinguished teaching professor, Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.

Global Virtual Seminar Series on Fintech: “Kill Zone”

Featuring Luigi Zingales, Robert C. McCormack Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship and Finance and Charles M. Harper, faculty fellow, University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Business for Impact

Corporate responsibility in the time of the coronavirus.