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Gwen Harrington

Gwen Harrington

Director of Strategic Engagement and Partnerships,

Creative Lead, Corporate

As Director of Corporate Engagement, Gwen helps lead the alumni + corporate engagement strategy, which is designed to enhance value to Hokies while strengthening corporate relationships with Virginia Tech. She leads initiatives such as the Alumni Corporate Chapter program, which deepens connections among Hokies in the workplace while supporting their professional goals and keeping them connected to the university. In addition, companies benefit through talent pipeline and retention. Other engagement initiatives include strategic alumni-corporate events, alumni career resources, and corporate sponsorships and affinity partners.

Gwen has personal and professional experience in the full Hokie life cycle from student to alum. She is a two-time Hokie with an M.S. in Information Technology (a program in which Virginia Tech ranks #3 in the U.S.) and a B.S. in Psychology.