PAF News

#WWW 2nd Year Cohort


March 29, 2016

Throughout the month of March, Zinhle helped the The Global Women's Institute engage its #WhenWomenLead campaign to celebrate Women's History Month! Click to read more about the online campus engagement.

Crash Course in Developing a Social Media Campaign

March 29, 2016

During the fall semester I took a course dedicated to one of my favorite topics – social media in museums. Click to read more about my social media campaign project for the class.

Three Takeaways from PAF Diversity Training

March 29, 2016

Michael Tapscott led a diversity training for the current fellows to help us build cultural competence, push our boundaries, and check our assumptions. Click to read the three major takeaways from the diversity training session.

Listening Tips

March 29, 2016

With increasing demands and distractions, listening is a skill that is becoming increasingly integral to our day-to-day actions and interactions. Click to read more about the three easy starting points I have identified to improve listening skills.

Problem Solving Tips

March 29, 2016

From addressing crises to developing creative innovations, problem solving is an essential part of our daily routines. Click to read more about the IDEAL and Simplex models for problem solving.


A Discussion with Interim Provost Forrest Maltzman

February 24, 2016

On Tuesday, February 9th the PAFs had the pleasure of participati

PAF ’16 and ’17 Cohorts Reach 100% Giving

February 24, 2016

In December 2015, the ’16 and ’17 PAF cohorts challenged themselves to reach a goal of 100% philanthropic giving to GW. We are proud to announce that we met our goal as of the end of January 2016.

Mark Your Calendars: PAF Alumni Day of Service!

February 24, 2016

The 2nd Annual PAF Alumni Day of Service will be Saturday, April 2 from 10am-12pm!

XDGW Launch

PAF Helps Launch a New University Initiative to Advance GW’s Strategic Plan

February 24, 2016

On December 10th, my placement launched its flagship program, the

Save the Date: PAF Commencement Reception

February 24, 2016

The PAF Commencement Reception will be held on Friday, May 13th, from 4:00-6:00pm at The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum.

Zinhle Screens Hands Up for PAF

Hands Up – Zinhle’s Academic Presentation

February 24, 2016

In honor of Black History Month, first-year PAF

Motivating Others

Motivating Others: Why and How?

February 24, 2016

First-year PAF Zinhle Essamuah delivered a two part presentation series on one of our PAF professional development competencies – motivating others.