GW Law Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration

GW Law Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration (Virtual)

GW Law alumni, students, and faculty are invited to join us to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month from Wednesday, September 15 to Friday, October 15. This year, the Latino Law Alumni Association and GW Law Development and Alumni Relations are hosting a series of events to promote and highlight the participation of the Latino Community in the world of legal practice and to celebrate the accomplishments of some of GW Law’s most prominent alumni.

Register now to engage with GW Law Dean Dayna Bowen Matthew, Puerto Rican Governor Pedro Pierluisi, and other legal experts and community members. Participants will also have opportunities to sharpen their professional development skills and network with fellow law students and alumni.

Schedule of Events

A Conversation with Gov. Pedro Pierluisi

Online via Zoom | Wednesday, September 22 | 12-1 pm EDT

Join GW Law Dean Dayna Bowen Matthew for a conversation with Puerto Rico’s Governor, Pedro Pierluisi. The Governor will open up about the experiences, challenges, and successes faced throughout his distinguished career. Additionally, he will talk about the highlights of his trajectory before, during, and after his time at GW Law. The Governor will engage with GW faculty, alumni, and students.

Latino Law Alumni Association Career Panel

Online via Zoom | Wednesday, September 29 | 12-1 pm EDT

Join us for a virtual career panel that will inform alumni and students as they navigate the legal field. Our panelists will share the experiences, challenges, and successes they have faced throughout their careers as legal professionals. This panel will be a hybrid virtual and in-person event with panelists participating virtually via Zoom and guests attending virtually and/or in-person. The career panel is an integral part of a series of month-long events to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.

Resume Review and Mock Interview Session

Online via Zoom | Thursday, October 7 | 12-1 pm EDT

Join us on our mission to promote the recruitment and advancement of Latinos in the field of Legal Services nationwide! As part of the Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration, the GW Latino Law Alumni Association (LLAA) invites GW Law students and alumni to participate in a Resume Review & Mock Interview session.