Gordon Bajnai, former Prime Minister of Hungary

Hungarian Prime Minister Gordon Bajnai poses with students at the 2011 Policy Dinner.


The McCourt School holds Policy Dinners allowing small groups of students to dine with notable Washington and global policymakers. Past guests have included current and former members of Congress, and leaders of public, nonprofit, and private-sector organizations.

Guests have included:

  • Gordon Bajnai, former Prime Minister of Hungary
  • Byron Dorgan,  U.S. Senator (D-ND)
  • Barney Frank, Member of Congress (D-MA)
  • Jeffery Fortenberry ‘86, Member of Congress (R-NE)
  • Wade Horn, Assistant Secretary for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Harvey Rosen, Senior Economic Advisor to President George W. Bush
  • John Podesta, President of the Center for American Progress
  • Jessica Einhorn, former Managing Director, World Bank
  • Levy Algazi, VP for Sectors & Knowledge, Inter-American Development Bank
  • Deborah Jospin, co-founder and partner, Sagawa/Jospin Consulting Group
  • Nathaniel Fick, CEO of the Center for New American Security
  • Jason DeParle, welfare and poverty reporter, The New York Times