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Alumni Events

Johns Hopkins SAIS alumni continue to be active in nearly all continents, initiating gatherings to connect with each other, professors, student interns and prospective students. Stay informed about alumni events through the monthly e-newsletter

Brussels: “SAISers are Doers” Event Series

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Join fellow alumni for the next event in the “SAISers are Doers” series, to be held at Maison d’Istrie, Avenue Louise 261, Brussels. Building upon our annual focus on the “Future of Democracy,” this will be an informal dinner conversation welcoming an experienced practitioner of democracy building in transitioning countries to engage in a participatory brainstorming exercise and discussion. Guests will be encouraged to collectively reflect on the...

Minneapolis: Happy Hour

Thursday, January 30, 2020 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Get together for happy hour with fellow Johns Hopkins SAIS students at Sonder Shaker, 130 E Hennepin Avenue. Cash bar. RSVP to Toopan Bagchi ’06 at who will be there to welcome you.

Amman: Alumni Gathering

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Get together with fellow alumni for a reunion gathering at Sufra Restaurant, 26 Rainbow Street, Jabal Amman.


Washington, DC: Conversation With ILAW Interim Director Steven Schneebaum

Thursday, February 6, 2020 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join fellow alumni and students for a conversation with Steven Schneebaum, Practitioner-in-Residence and Interim Director of International Law and Organizations, who will give an update on the program and discuss the future of the field with an alumni panel consisting of Michael Hatley ’09,  a practicing litigation attorney in Washington, Matt Hale ’11, a human rights advocate at Freedom House, and Kate Maxwell B’13, ’14, a Foreign Service Officer. Reconnect...

New York: SWAN NY Wine Tasting & US-EU Trade Discussion

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The Johns Hopkins SAIS Women’s Alumni Network (SWAN) NY hub is kicking off the New Year with a wine tasting and discussion about current challenges to international trade. This event, featuring a conversation with Alisa DiCaprio JHU’98,’99, New York Head of Trade and Supply Chain at R3, will focus on the state of affairs of US-EU trade relations following President Trump's October 2019 decision to impose $7.5 billion dollars’ worth...

Washington, DC: Annual MIPP Reception

Thursday, February 13, 2020 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join MIPP alumni, students, and faculty for socializing and networking at the annual MIPP Reception. Filipe Campante, Vice Dean for Education and Academic Affairs, will be there to welcome you with remarks in the Johns Hopkins SAIS Herter Room, 1740 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W. 

Munich: Annual Alumni Gathering on the Occasion of the Munich Security Conference

Friday, February 14, 2020 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Board of SAIS Europe Alumni Association Germany, Munich Chapter, cordially invites all Johns Hopkins SAIS Alumni and Friends to our traditional alumni meeting to jointly celebrate with many special guests the 65th anniversary of SAIS Europe. The key theme of the gathering will be a reflection of the international community’s incapability to react to the global challenges of our times while discussing possible ways of responsive actions. The...

Washington, DC: SWAN DC Skills Session: Networking in the Real World — Developing Your Digital Brand

Thursday, February 27, 2020 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Networking in the real world often begins through virtual connections, which means it is to our advantage to present ourselves effectively online.  Join the SAIS Women’s Alumni Network (SWAN) DC hub and alumnae branding experts for a hands-on, practical workshop that will offer participants the opportunity to review their digital presence and to learn tips for leveraging LinkedIn to maximize their personal brands. Participants of all levels of social media...