Essays & Articles

President Spar is a frequent contributor, both online and in print, to topics of interest to the academic community, and in the realm of popular culture. She also writes the President’s Page in each issue of Barnard Magazine.

Should You Freeze Your Eggs? 
Marie Claire, June 2015

Why Cuba Needs to Follow the Singapore Model
Foreign Policy, July 2015

How Greece Fell into the Eurozone Trap
Foreign Policy, May 2015

Are Women's-Only Colleges The Answer For Getting More Women In Top Jobs? 
Fast Company, April 2015

What Will It Take To Make Gender Equality The Norm, Not The Exception?
Forbes, March 2015

NYC Gives Boost to Women Business Owners
WYNC, March 2015

Should Putin Let the Ruble Bottom Out? 
Foreign Policy, March 2015

Inspiring Quotes From 100 Extraordinary Women
The Huffington Post, January 2015

Heroic Villians: Are foreign investors problems or solutions in the Ebola crisis? 
Foreign Policy, January 2014

Pomp and Partisanship
The Huffington Post, September 2014

Colleges Seeking Out Poor, Middle-Class Students (Vide0)
Bloomberg, September 2014

7 Essential Habits of Incredibly Happy People
Ladders, June 2014

The Ultimate GoGirl Reading List: 10 Career and Personal Finance Books We Love
The Huffington Post, April 2015

Leaning In Without Falling Over
The New York Times, April 2014

How Do You Feel About Your Daughter Using the 'F' Word?
The Broad Side, February 2014

Pomp and Partisanship
The Huffington Post, September 2014

Leaning In Without Falling Over
The New York Times, April 2014

What Men Can Do to Help Women Advance Their Careers
Harvard Business Review, November 2013

Women, Despite Being Leaders, Are Still Not Wonder Women
The Huffington Post, September 2013

Why College Costs So Much
The Huffington Post, August 2013

The Dark Side of IVF
The Daily Beast, October 2010

At Women's Colleges and After, Girls Rule
The Washington Post, September 2010

Businesses Aren’t Charities
Harvard Business Review, May 2010

Food Memories
Oprah.com, February 2010

College Presidents Pen Admissions Essays
The Wall Street Journal, May 2009

One Gender’s Crash
The Washington Post, January 2009

The Egg Trade
New England Journal of Medicine, March 2007

Inspiring Quotes From 100 Extraordinary Women
The Huffington Post, January 2015

Heroic Villians: Are foreign investors problems or solutions in the Ebola crisis? 
Foreign Policy, January 2014