TWC Annual Scholarship Dinner

A special evening celebrating the foundational paths connecting our students with their professional futures that we build together.

Monday, October 7th, 2019

6:00 p.m. | Reception
7:00 p.m. | Dinner and Award Ceremony
9:00 p.m. | Dessert Reception

National Building Museum
440 G Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20001 (Guest and Valet Parking Entrance)
Black tie optional

The Washington Center's Annual Scholarship Dinner is an opportunity for partners representing corporations and foundations, colleges and universities, internship placements, and our own TWC alumni, to come together and support experiential learning opportunities for students of all backgrounds. Join us in honoring these partnerships, which help us create truly transformational experiences to nearly 2,000 college students and young professionals from around the world each year.

Nearly 85% of TWC participants receive some form of financial assistance to participate in our programs.

2019 Annual Scholarship Dinner Honorees

Lifetime Achievement Award: The Honorable Chuck Hagel
Partner Impact Award: State Senator Anitere Flores
Higher Education Impact Award: Florida International University
Alumni Impact Award: Emily Berret '09 & '10, Jaime E. Lizarraga '87, Michael Long '04, Michael Smith '07, Jemma York '12, Earnestine Dawson '06 

Emcee: Paula Reid

We look forward to seeing you at the 2019 Annual Scholarship Dinner. Your support is critical to advancing our mission of leveraging the wealth of experiences available in Washington, D.C. to serve as the bridge between higher education and a professional career. If you are unable to join us on October 7, please consider making an online donation to support our programming efforts.

Honorary Host Committee

Sheila McRevey Burke, Co-Founder, The Washington Center
Hon. Richard Gephardt, Gephardt Government Affairs
John A. Hilton Jr., Bessemer Trust Companies (Retired)
Steve Scully, C-SPAN

Host Committee

Ivelisse Estrada, Univision Communications (Retired)
Michael Goldstein, Cooley LLP
Hon. Kenneth McClintock, Politank
John Orlando ’76, CBS Corporation
Paige Warren, PGIM The Global Investment Management Business of Prudential Financial, Inc.