Georgetown Women’s Alliance Qatar

The Georgetown Women’s Alliance Qatar (GWA-Q)brings together women and groups from across Georgetown University Qatar and beyond who share a commitment to fostering an environment in which women in our community learn, grow and thrive. The GWA-Q facilitates sustained conversation, interaction and networking, aggregation and communication about events and programming, and leveraging of resources.

The GWA-Q functions as a coalition of groups and individuals who collectively advance the purpose and objectives of GWA-Q while preserving the distinctive qualities of the various member groups and constituencies.

GWA-Q Goals and Objectives:

  • Assemble and disseminate current research about women and leadership,
  • Sponsor and co-sponsor programming and events of interest to its members,
  • Share best practices to foster an environment in which women thrive, and
  • Create inclusive opportunities for open dialogue, networking and collaboration among Georgetown’s diverse communities.

A message from Co-Chairs

“GWA-Q is a vibrant community united by our shared interest in providing women with opportunities to learn, grow, network, and help each other. We are guided by the Georgetown University value of Cura Personalis. In alignment with our mission, we listen to our members and bring their ideas forward, create opportunities for mentoring and informal exchange, organize educational events, and nurture a welcoming, supportive local community.

We invite staff, faculty, students, and alumni, regardless of gender, to join us and be part of this dynamic organization. Help us and yourself to thrive and propel forward. For those of you who return, we are thankful for your loyalty and your willingness to continue on this path with us.

As chairs, we are always looking for better and more innovative ways to lead. Let us know what your needs are and how we can help and support you. Together, we can build a strong, engaged, well-connected and productive community that we can all be proud to belong to.”

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The activities of the Georgetown Women’s Alliance is guided by the Steering Committee and our Sub-committees.

GWA-Q stand in the Atrium


The Georgetown Women’s Alliance sponsors event throughout the year to create connections between women and experienced professionals through discussions, mentorship and networking. Past events have included conversations on gender equity in higher education, COVID 19 information sessions, book discussions and fun outings for a good cause.

Collaboration and Outreach

GWA-Q collaborates with other groups with similar aims and values, to achieve mutual goals such as network expansion, collaborative events and increased organizational exposure.

Mentorship Program

Georgetown Women’s Alliance in Qatar (GWA-Q) is pleased to invite you to the Mentorship Program for the academic year 2020-2021. The GWA-Q mentoring program is a wonderful forum to build your professional network within the GU-Q community.


Members of the Georgetown Women’s Alliance Qatar chapter become part of a broader group of individuals who are committed to fostering an environment where women learn, grow and thrive in our community.  By becoming a member, you will be alerted to events and initiatives hosted by the GWA-Q, and you are eligible to participate in our mentorship program.