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Business Gives Back Distinguished Alumni Award

Business Gives Back is a student-led initiative that celebrates The George Washington School of Business's past, present and future commitment to promoting responsible corporate citizenship by fostering partnerships between businesses, alumni, students and their communities.

Business Gives Back is proud to recognize at its annual gala a distinguished alumnus that exemplifies the responsible and ethical leaders cultivated at the George Washington School of Business. Nominated by faculty, staff and alumni, then selected by a BGB student committee, the distinguished alumnus must be representative of the three pillars of the School of Business: "Act Responsibly, Lead Passionately, Think Globally."

The award winner will be invited to receive the award at the gala, and a plaque honoring him/her will be prominently displayed in Duquès Hall.

The distinguished alumnus is a person that:

  1. Employs responsible and sustainable business practices
  2. Contributes to innovation in his/her industry
  3. Leads ethically in the community and makes outstanding positive impacts

To qualify for the distinguished alumni award the individual:

  • Must have either earned a degree at the George Washington School of Business
  • Or is currently a Board of Trustee member, a George Washington School of Business staff, or faculty member
  • Must be able to attend the Business Gives Back Gala on April 20, 2013
  • No posthumous nominations

Nomination Instructions:

  • Please complete the short online form at this link:
  • All nominations must be submitted by March 8, 2013
  • A separate form must be completed for each nomination
  • By completing the form you consent to Business Gives Back contacting you and your nomination for any necessary follow-up questions and/or additional information