OIE News

OIE Alumni Feature: Dulceology

NVC 2019 Winner & Dulceology co-founder, Edith Leiva, reflects on building a business and the resources at OIE she utilized
July 9, 2024

In 2019, Edith Leiva was a GW masters student studying design at the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design when she found out about the New Venture Competition...

GW OIE hosts State Department (YSEALI PFP) Thai Fellow

June 3, 2024

The OIE hosted Khwanjira Ponsree, a fellow from Thailand through the U.S. State Department's Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative Professional Fellows Program (YSEALI PFP)  during May.

GW OIE hosts State Department (YLAI) Chilean Fellow

May 21, 2024

In April, the GW OIE hosted Yanixza Alfaro, a fellow from Chile through the US State Department’s Young Leaders of the American Initiative Program (YLAI). Yanixza, the founder of her own company...

OIE Welcomes New Team Members

April 23, 2024

In the past few months, OIE has welcomed two new members to our fast-growing team, Celete Kato as Program Manager and Wince Glory as our Web Developer.

Meet the NVC Winners!

2024 New Venture Competition
April 17, 2024

Last Thursday, April 11th OIE hosted our 16th annual GW New Venture Competition Award Ceremony. Student finalists from across the GW community won over $330,000 in prizes including $157,000 in cash at the ceremony...

Captain Robin Russell (USN-Ret) Reflects on His GW OIE Fellowship

March 8, 2024

In October, the GW OIE team welcomed Capt. Robin Russell for a six-month fellowship to discover our best practices in leading a community of student entrepreneurs...

NVC Alum, Asma Shethwala Yu, Launches Company

February 26, 2024

Asma Shethwala Yu, a 2019 New Venture Competition (NVC) alum, has recently launched her company, ASY Maternity!

GWOIE hosts two fellows from the US State Department’s Professional Fellows Program (PFP)

October 17, 2023

This past month, the OIE hosted two fellows from the State Department's Professional Fellows Program (PFP)...

Social Currant

NVC 2022 Winning Team Joins Higher Ground Labs Cohort 6
July 25, 2023

Social Currant, the venture of co-founders Vidyut Ghuwalewala, Ellie Artone, and Ashwath Narayanan, a 2023 alumnus of GW University, has made strides...