Hundreds of excited graduating seniors, family, and friends commemorated the big day at Radio City Music Hall, alongside leaders who have shaped fields in STEM, the arts, and athletics.
Barnard’s almost 36,000 alumnae are forces to be reckoned with. Leaders in almost every field, these intrepid women have revolutionized health care, won Pulitzer Prizes, and made significant scientific discoveries.
“Barnard formed me with its supportive, collaborative environment. It’s where I came to life. It’s the shining confidence this College gave me and all of us.”
— Sonia Taitz ’75
The New York City Council Member not only embraced her Korean American identity while at Barnard, she also learned how to become a political advocate for her community. #CelebrateAAPIHeritageMonth
This cell biologist made groundbreaking discoveries that paved the way for diabetes research. #BarnardYearOfScience
The Barnard community came together at the American Museum of Natural History to celebrate all alumnae and current faculty who are members of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.
“Barnard was one of the only schools where I was able to focus on biology and dance,” said the physical therapist.
Rebecca Capua ’03 contributes her expertise in art and science to the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s conservation efforts.
At Barnard, this environmental scientist learned the interdisciplinary nature of her field — and now, as Miami’s first chief heat officer, she applies those lessons every day.
An alumna takes a seagoing adventure into the heart of climate change.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author and alumna will oversee the creative writing program to help guide students on their journeys as writers.