For the past 25 years, women athletes from both sides of Broadway have represented Columbia University in Division 1 sports, where Barnard women have distinguished themselves on--and off--the playing fields. One Barnard woman, a top tennis player and co-captain of the women's tennis team, was recently selected as the Ivy representative to the NCAA Division 1 Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, and two Barnard students currently serve as two of the tri-captians of the women's basketball team, voted in by their teammates' nominations. Meet them here.
Sandra Goldmark's class channels creativity into set designs that reflect the meaning of a play or performace.
These four women have translated thousands of texts, ranging from Russian plays to Japanese animation scripts. Credit their liberal educations, a tendency toward perfectionism—and the power of pure serendipity.
Kathryn Kolbert and the new Athena Center at Barnard
Born or bred, women leaders still remain less the rule than the exception, commanding our curiosity and attention. What brought them to the pinnacle of their professions? Intense focus, the guidance of an enlightened mentor, networks of other professionals, sheer ambition combined with a sharp intellect, a talent for taking chances, or all of the above? In conjunction with the launch of The Athena Center for Leadership Studies, we asked five outstanding alumnae leaders in a variety of professions about their careers, leadership styles, and shortlists of leadership requirements. Read on and see if you agree.