Warrior pride in DC

As one of nearly 4,000 Wayne State alumni living and working in the DC area, you are part of a network of people who share your green-and-gold pride. Make personal and professional connections today through the Wayne State Alumni DC regional network.

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Spotlight: Michael Freedman '74

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DC Volunteer Leader

Volunteer Leaders are enthusiastic, involved alumni focused on galvanizing alumni spirit and participation within their regional network. In addition to being the regional network's social media ambassador, Volunteer Leaders serve as the primary contact for area alumni and as the point person for local events and philanthropic activities.

Nicholas Bashour, DC Volunteer LeaderNicholas Michael Bashour '09

Nicholas is a first-generation Syrian-American with experience in government, academia, private and nonprofit sectors. After graduating from Wayne State in 2009, he worked as a Post-Baccalaureate Fellow at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke/National Institutes of Health, after which he became a Fulbright-Schuman Fellow in the European Union, part of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. He also is a graduate of Georgetown University, where his focus was on science and technology in international affairs. After working as a manager of Science Policy Communications at the American Association for Cancer Research, he returned to Georgetown, this time to work as a compensation and classification analyst. In his free time, Nicholas can be seen performing or directing a play or musical with one of D.C.'s local theater groups. 

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Have questions or want to help? Contact Mackenzie Friedman to find out how to get involved.