Welcome to the Harvard Club of Washington DC

From the President...


Welcome to the Harvard Club of Washington, DC! 

We’re an outpost of Cambridge in the nation’s capital, offering unique and entertaining events, stimulating conversation, and the good company of your fellow alumni.

I invite all alumni, their spouses, current students, and the parents of current students to join our Club. Our mission is to serve the interests of Harvard, its alumni, and its current students in the Washington, DC, area. We sponsor educational, cultural, social, and charitable events and programs to connect DC-area alumni with Harvard, the DC communities, and one another.

Through your membership dues and donations, you are giving back to Harvard and the DC-area communities where we live. Each year we sponsor two Harvard College students for Summer Community Service Fellowships at the cost of $7,000 for their stipends, award scholarships to deserving College students from the DC area, interview all of the more-than-1,000 applicants to the College, reach out to prospective applicants at college fairs, award more than 100 Harvard Books Awards to promising high-school juniors, and organize monthly community-service activities in our local communities.

Come meet your fellow alumni at our monthly happy hour or at one of our signature embassy events. Or join in one of our community-service events. If you’re a Harvard College graduate, join the Schools Committee to interview applicants or represent Harvard at college fairs. If you graduated from any of the Harvard schools in the last ten years, come to a Recent Grads mixer to meet other new alumni. 

As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that receives no financial assistance from Harvard, our Club relies solely on your membership dues and additional donations to raise funds for our events, programs, and charitable work. If you’re a member, thank you very much indeed for your support. If you’re not yet a member, please join our Club and begin enjoying the benefits of membership. As our thanks for your support, Club members enjoy members-only events; discounted prices, priority seating, and free gifts at events; and advanced notice of events. Please remember that your dues and donations are fully tax-deductible as allowed by law.

A little about me: I was born in Taiwan and grew up in Nashville, where some of my favorite things were sweet tea, fried chicken, and, incongruously, watching the Boston Celtics on TV. I went on to a school just outside of Boston, graduated with a degree in Government, went up to Oxford for a master's in Philosophy, and returned to Harvard for law school. Now I work as a legal analyst in civil-fraud litigation at the US Department of Justice. My hobbies include travel, needlepoint, and badminton, and I'm always up for dim sum or afternoon tea!

I hope to see you at an upcoming Club event.  


Best wishes, 

Yi-Fun Hsueh AB '87, JD '91
Harvard Club of Washington, DC


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