Our Alumni

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Woodrow Wilson School graduates are leaders in their respective fields, from international relations and development to domestic and economic policy. The varied and mobile careers of our graduates are well matched to a future that requires public-spirited leadership by elected and appointed officials in government, concerned citizens in the nonprofit and private sectors, writers and journalists and those in other aspects of public life.

School alumni include former and current:

  • U.S. Secretaries of State, Defense and Treasury; 
  • U.S. Senators and Representatives;
  • foreign ministers;
  • U.S. and other nations’ ambassadors and diplomats; 
  • senior United Nations officials;
  • senior officials in foreign governments;
  • and elected and appointed officials at the state and local levels of government in the U.S. and in other countries.

Also included among their ranks are:

  • Pulitzer Prize winners and journalists in all forms of media;
  • White House Fellows and Presidential Management Fellows;
  • World Bank Young Professionals; and
  • Heads of foundations and leading nonprofit organizations around the globe.