March 2017    Alumni Echo
The monthly update for alumni and supporters of the London School of Economics and Political Science

LSE ranked second in the world for social sciences

For the fifth year running LSE has been rated as the top university in the UK and second in the world for social science and management in the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject. Read more

School News
New report from the LSE Growth Commission sets out a blueprint for inclusive and sustainable growth in the UK.
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In March, celebrate Women’s History Month by exploring the extraordinary lives of LSE women who made history.
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Browse through cutting-edge research news and search our repository of publications on the new LSE Research portal.
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Alumni News
LSE alumni Joanna Natasegara and Orlando Von Einsiedel won the Oscar for Best Documentary Short at this year's Academy Awards.
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The Winter 2017 issue of Impact is out now, featuring donors’ and volunteers’ instrumental contributions to the life and future of the School.
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Fourteen long-standing alumni group leaders have received an LSE Outstanding Alumni Volunteer Award to honour their exceptional dedication and commitment.
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Alumni Spotlight
“There are many long-standing industry myths  that need to be addressed and quashed about women who direct.

Destri Martino (MSc Media and Communications 2006) is a 20-year veteran of independent film and the founder and editor of, which promotes the work of female directors. Read interview

Making the world a better, safer place for women: applying a feminist critique of international law to uphold women's rights and help combat violence against women. Read more
LAG Annual Dinner
BT group General Counsel Dan Fitz will be speaking at this year’s Lawyers’Alumni Group Dinner.
LSE AA Singapore Gala Dinner
With Minister for Education Mr. Ong Ye Kung as guest of honour.
Friends of LSE in Australia – Talk with Prof. Simpson
Hear LSE Professor Gerry Simpson discuss the possible effects of “Trumpism” on foreign relations.
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