For as long as she can remember, Mariana Surillo Gonzalez has loved nature. “I’m from Ponce, Puerto Rico, and so I was always exposed to the mountains and the oceans,” she says. “I appreciate that I was able to grow up in that environment.” After participating in a Greenpeace program as a senior in high school, Mariana’s career goals became clear. “I realized I wanted to dedicate my professional career to the environment,” says...
“I am confident [GW] will lead me down a road that would have been closed, and for that I am eternally grateful.”
“This stimulating city brings together all the intellectual and political figures every day.”
Grateful GW students shot a short video to thank donors and share how generous annual gifts help make only-at-GW moments possible.
Walid Wahab, MBA ’88, and his wife, Susie, BBA ’89, give back to the university by hosting events, interviewing prospective students, and lending advice and expertise by serving on boards.