As the pandemic disrupted traditional internships and in-person work, Barnard students and alumnae discovered new professional opportunities.
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 senior partner and chief diversity and inclusion officer at McKinsey sheds light on what COVID-19 means for women in the workplace.
The chief innovation officer of a major hospital center shared her experiences in the healthcare system during COVID-19, as the final event of the Big Problems: Making Sense of 2020 lecture series.
A Treatise on Stars, by Mei-mei Berssenbrugge ’69, was recently nominated as a finalist for the 2020 National Book Award for Poetry. Here, Berssenbrugge reflects on the natural influences and the creative process at work in her latest collection of poems.
The Microsoft principal researcher shares her thoughts on creating inclusive technology, her journey into STEM, and playing the bagpipes.
The recent inductee into the American Political Science Association’s Minority Fellows Program is determined to use the skills she acquired at Barnard to improve public policy and everyday lives.
The writer — whose debut novel, Burnt Sugar, is shortlisted for the Booker Prize — discusses her incredible journey into the literary industry and writing her first book.
The president of the Desai Foundation explains how Barnard nurtured her dedication to community health for women and girls in India and the United States.
The data scientist talks virtual Python workshops, tech-related reading recommendations, and relaxing skincare breaks.