WGS alumni follow a wide variety of career paths. Here's a small sampling of what some of our students have done after graduation.

Click the linked titles to read profiles of some of our alumni.


Activism, Nonprofit, and Community Service

  • Rabbi, Bronfman Center for Jewish Student Life, New York University (Ph.D. in Performance Studies from NYU)
  • Union organizer, SEIU, New York
  • Operations & communications director, Skate Like a Girl - Portland chapter
  • Therapeutic Behavioral Services Clinician, Seneca Family of Agencies




  • Assistant Principal in New York City Public School (M.Ed from Bank Street College)


  • Executive Director of GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD)
  • Senior Strategist, Advocacy and Policy, Ms. Foundation for Women (J.D. from Brooklyn Law School)
  • Land Use attorney (M.P.P. and J.D. from Berkeley)
  • Human Rights Officer in Political Section of U.S. Embassy in Accra, Ghana (M.A. in International Relations from Columbia and J.D. from University of Melbourne Law School)
  • Civil Rights Lawyer, NAACP (J.D. from Stanford Law School)
  • Clerk in the U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit, (J.D. student at Yale Law School, Rhodes Scholar)
  • J.D. student at Stanford Law School
  • J.D. student at Harvard Law School
  • J.D. student at Yale Law School


Science and Medicine

  • Assistant Professor of Biological Anthropology at the University of the Illinois (M.Phil and Ph.D. from Yale)
  • M.D./Ph.D. student at University of California San Francisco (M.Sc. in Medical Anthropology from Oxford)
  • M.D. student at University of California San Francisco (M.Phil. in History and Philosophy of Science from Cambridge)
  • Resident in Emergency Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital (M.D. from Brown University)