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Alumni Board Members and Owen Smith
Above: Alumni Board members with IWP Chairman Owen Smith.

Alumni Board

The Institute of World Politics Alumni Board works to foster communication and provide opportunities for networking and professional development within the IWP alumni community.

More about the Alumni Board→

Alumni newsletter

The Alumni Board works with the Alumni Office at IWP to send out an alumni newsletter, The Balding Eagle, each month. If you are not on the list to receive this, please let us know, and we will be happy to add you.

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Let us know what you’re up to!

Do you have a new job? Have you been promoted?  Have you been published recently?  We want to know what our alumni are doing!  Please contact Katie Bridges at so we can add your story to our next issue of the IWP alumni newsletter.  You may also fill out our quick and easy Alumni Update Form online.

Attend alumni events

IWP holds receptions and events for alumni at least once a semester in the Washington, D.C. area. To receive invitations to these events, please make sure you are on the IWP alumni email list by contacting

Alumni are welcome and encouraged to attend IWP guest lectures and career events. To be added to the career email list, please contact

Join our groups on LinkedIn and Facebook

The IWP Alumni Association has groups on LinkedIn and Facebook.

Alumni coordinator at IWP

Katie BridgesKatie Bridges
VP of Alumni Affairs, Communications & Events
(202) 462-2101