Welcome to the HLSA of  the District of Columbia


Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events Below

Recent Events

Joint HLS & K-School Alumni Careers Panel

On February 22, 2024 the D.C. alumni chapters of Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard Law School gathered for an informative in-person program from experts about career options for working in the public sector or in the public policy area.



HLSA-DC Night Out at the Mubadala Citi DC Open!

On August 2, 2023, HLSA-DC enjoyed an evening watching world-class tennis by some of the top professional players--including newly crowned 2023 U.S. Open champion Coco Gauff--at the Mubadala Citi DC Open in Rock Creek Park.

HLS on the Hill

On June 7, 2023, HLSA-DC hosted Harvard on the Hill Alumni Reception, which brought together members of HLS alumni community in a bipartisan setting to celebrate a shared commitment to value of public service. Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) hosted the event.


Book Talk: The Scheme: How the Right Wing Used Dark Money to Capture the Supreme Court

On April 25, 2023, HLSA of DC hosted a book talk with Jen Mueller as she discusses her account of dark money in the Supreme Court.


HLSA-DC Annual Spring Celebration: A Conversation with Judge Ana Reyes '00

On April 20, 2023, HLSA of DC hosted its first annual spring celebration, for a conversation with Ana Reyes, the newest appointed Judge at the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, interviewed by Louis Lopez, Chief at Policy and Strategy Section at the Civil Rightst Division at the Department of Justice.


Preventing Forced Labor in Xinjiang, China: Recent Developments and Future Steps

On February 16, 2023, HLSA of DC hosted an insightful conversation on the recent developments in preventing forced labor in China's Xinjiang region. Speakers were Ana Hinojosa, Rayhan Asat and Jeanine McGuinness, moderated by Milana Karayanidi.



HLSA-DC Holiday Party 2022


HLSA-DC had a great time at the end of summer cruise!

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Help us to build a better HLSA of Washington, DC! Let us know what you, as an HLS alum living in DC, would like to see from your local HLSA Chapter.  Speaker events, networking reception, casual happy hours?