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Diverse array of speakers reflect on the theme “Rethinking Failure”

New program welcomes leaders with demonstrated a commitment to the advancement of women leaders in the United States and worldwide.

Program gives girls unique chance to craft and pitch business plans for socially responsible start-ups

Opinion piece by former reproductive rights litigator appears in The New York Daily News.

The third annual Athena Film Festival brought industry leaders to Barnard’s campus for a weekend in February to celebrate the achievements of women in the film and allied industries and discuss the challenges they face.


Film industry leaders discuss the significance of Barnard's annual Athena Film Festival celebrating women's leadership in Hollywood and beyond. 

Now in its third year, the Athena Film Festival -- a celebration of women and leadership -- is an engaging weekend of feature films, documentaries and shorts that highlight women’s leadership. 

Athena Center for Leadership Studies organizes TEDx event on campus.