Then, Now, Forever Duke alumni

Duke Next G.E.N. Ambassadors (DNA) is a community of Duke’s most recent and passionate undergraduate alumni who encourage their classmates to stay engaged with Duke through personal philanthropy, peer networking, and volunteer engagement.

Members of the Classes of 2020 – 2023


  • Make a yearly meaningful (to you!) gift to the Duke Annual Fund(s) of your choice
  • Participate in outreach parties around Giving Tuesday and LDOC with fellow DNA members, and choose at least one of the following opportunities:
    • Recruit fellow alumni to join DNA
    • Personal outreach on your own time
    • Co-author an email to your class or provide a testimonial of why you give to the Duke Annual Fund
    • Host a small event in your area (with Duke support!) to share why you give to Duke
    • Volunteer with another Duke volunteer organization (AAAC, Regional Board, etc.)


  • Access to an exclusive network of fellow alumni who also care for and support Duke
  • Exclusive community building opportunities including donor and volunteer events
  • Personal contact with Annual Fund staff members who can assist with Duke matters
  • Leverage DNA membership as a launching point for other leadership volunteer roles at Duke
  • Opportunity to serve on the Duke Next G.E.N. National Board

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Want to Get Involved? Have Questions?

Contact our office for more information.

Rachel Burke
Assistant Director of Next Generation Philanthropy
(919) 681-0444