About OID

Since its founding in 1992, The Organization of International Development (OID) has been the leading student group examining and promoting the theory and practice of international development at The George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs.

See the calendar for upcoming OID events, take a look at the blog to get a better idea of what members of OID are up to, and check out some of the Capstone projects completed by students in the IDS program. Feel free to email us at any time at oid@gwu.edu, and to join us on facebook.

The Organization of International Development is a student group dedicated to examining and promoting the theory and practice of international development at The George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs. OID includes both undergraduate and graduate students as well as faculty, and includes all candidates in the Master of Arts in International Development Studies (MA IDS) program at the Elliott School, although graduate students from other programs are encouraged to join and participate as well . Learn more about the IDS program.

What we do:

Each year, OID hosts a variety of events on campus and around Washington, including:

  • Round-table discussions with academic, development practitioners, and students;
  • Presentations and lectures by scholars, ambassadors, journalists, and field workers;
  • Small development talks guided by students’ and professors’ professional experiences;
  • Career and networking workshops;
  • Film screenings; and
  • Social events.

Meet our Exec Board and contact us anytime at oid@gwu.edu

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