Our community of scholars and staff are dedicated to providing the knowledge, experiential learning, and opportunities necessary to ensure our students thrive.
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President, Republic of Liberia, delivers remarks on Healy Lawn at during Commencement.
The GHD graduating Class of 2019
Andrea Welsh GHD ’17 spent her summer internship in New Delhi working on gender mainstreaming and GBV issues at the International Center for Research on Women
Work with Experts
Our students are taught by faculty experts who have worked on the ground in development. These development practitioners have a huge breadth of knowledge in quantitative assessment, economics, and poverty. Learn inside and outside of the classroom, under the mentorship of a community of passionate scholars.
“Georgetown is home to me not because of the fancy buildings like Healy Hall, or its prestigious reputation, but rather because of the university’s care for the whole person as each of us attempts to live our lives for others.”
“The moment that encapsulates my Georgetown experience: when I interviewed people in a village in rural Rajasthan and recorded their voices to share with students at our DC campus, and they instantly connected with the message! The world felt smaller and my whole life came together!”
“My experience in GHD has been the perfect blend of academic theory and practical skills that have prepared me to solve some of today’s most pressing issues in the field of international development.”