Career Paths

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

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





  • 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