Called to be a scholar

A Testimonial

safa wardere

“Georgetown’s Jesuit value of people for others inspires me to make sure that I make the most of my time here and graduate with all the tools I need to be a person for others. As I get a better idea of my career goals and what I would like to accomplish in the future, I am constantly wondering how whatever path I choose will help my community.”

–Safa Wardere (C’25), scholarship recipient, first-generation college student, and participant and mentor in the Georgetown Scholars Program, which provides robust wraparound services and resources for low-income and first-generation college students

Called to be a mentor

A Testimonial

karah knope

“What brought me to Georgetown was the ability to do cutting-edge research and mentor students. Here, I get the best of both worlds.”

—Karah Knope, an inorganic chemist in Georgetown’s College of Arts & Sciences and a 2022 recipient of the Provost Distinguished Associate Professor award, which honors faculty who are pushing the limits of knowledge in their field and transmitting their passion for this work to their students and the general public

Called to be a problem solver

A Testimonial

rebecca katz

“We analyze policies and practices used throughout the world to prevent, detect, and respond to emerging health threats before they become international crises. …We ask and answer questions like: What kind of systems do you need in place to have countries working together? How do you think about the types of capacity that will be required at the municipality level? What does this mean for travel and trade?”

—Rebecca Katz, director of the Center for Global Health Science and Security, which helps decision-makers worldwide build sustainable capacities to prevent, detect, and respond to public health emergencies

Called to be in conversation

A Testimonial

Rev. Mark Bosco, S.J.

“So much of the political and social discourse in our nation has hardened into a rancorous noise. With these Dahlgren Dialogues, we hope that a conversation in the midst of this sacred space might offer a more prayerful posture to engage political, academic, and spiritual leaders.”

—Rev. Mark Bosco, S.J., on a panel convened by the Initiative on Catholic and Social Thought and Public Life, a respected national center for conversation and debate across ideological, political, and religious lines