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WAKEWashingtonDC is a volunteer-led group dedicated to engaging alumni, parents and friends in the area. We plan a variety of programs throughout the year for all ages to participate in social, athletic, networking, and service opportunities. We hope you will join us at our next event. Go Deacs!


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Upcoming Events

Wake NOW (Network of Women) Hillwood Estate Tour and Lunch


Saturday, October 01, 2022
11:30 am - 1:30 pm


Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens
4155 Linnean Avenue, NW
Washington District of Columbia 20008


Join Wake NOW DC for a guided tour and boxed lunch at Hillwood Estate!

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Past Events

Sep 8

WFU Women's Soccer at Maryland

Deacon Fans! Join us as we cheer on our Lady Deacs when they take on the Maryland Terrapins at Ludwig Field in College Park. ... Thursday, September 08, 2022

Sep 1

Wake Forest v. VMI Football Game Watch

Rah! Rah! Wake Forest Rah! College football is back and so are Wake Forest Football game watches. The WAKEWashingtonDC Alumni Community will be hosting football... Thursday, September 01, 2022

Aug 28

WAKEWashington Back to School Supply Drive

Join the Wake Washington Community in a back to school supply drive for students of DC Public Schools and Arlington Public Schools. Whether you shop... Sunday, August 28, 2022

Aug 20

Potomac River Cleanup Project

On Saturday, August 20th from 9-11am, please join the Wake Washington community as we take part in a river cleanup with the Potomac Conservancy! The... Saturday, August 20, 2022

Jul 25

WFU Alumni on the Hill Happy Hour

After a long hiatus, we are planning a happy hour for Wake Foresters who work on and around the Hill, and we hope you will... Monday, July 25, 2022

Jul 18

DC Area Alumni Reception

Join Wake Law alumni and friends in DC on July 18! Monday, July 18, 2022

Jul 15

WFU Alumni on the Hill Networking Lunch

After a long hiatus, we are planning a couple of casual social and networking events for alumni & students who work on the Hill. ... Friday, July 15, 2022

Jun 4

Wake NOW (Network of Women) DC

Wake NOW (Network of Women) in Washington, D.C. invites you to a yoga and cider event at Lost Boy Cider. Beth A. Wolfe will guide... Saturday, June 04, 2022

May 10

Pull Up Your C.H.A.I.R. Event

The Wake Forest University Washington, DC Community invites you to a professional development and book discussion event with Cicely Simpson, author of "Pull Up You... Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Apr 23

Brunch and Learn with Professor Will Walldorf

You are invited to join us for a brunch and learn with Politics & International Affairs Professor Will Walldorf. Professor Walldorf is our resident... Saturday, April 23, 2022

Community Leadership


Ryann DuRant ('11) 

Executive Committee

Kezia McKeague ('05) 

Riley Mistrot ('19)  Young Alumni President

Jennifer Richwine ('93) 

Luke Schwartz ('12) 

Liz White ('10) 

Seth Williford ('11, JD '18) 

Staff Coordinator

Evan McMillan ('07) 

Young Alumni President

Riley Mistrot ('19)  Executive Committee

If you would like to help plan future events for this community, please contact alumni@wfu.edu.