“Remember President McIntosh’s inspirational message about being involved,” said the Barnard alumna, who in 1976 became the United States’ first Chinese American elected to a state legislature.
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 Tony Award-winning Broadway producer is still seeking new voices and different ways to tell meaningful stories.
The inaugural round of grants awarded by the Council on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion supported the “Emerging Filmmaker Mentorship Program” and three undergrads who will now screen their films at the Athena Film Festival. (It’s not too late to apply for the next round!)
The SIPA and 4+1 student took second place in the ethics essay contest.
In honor of Election Day next week, we’re taking a look back at our feature on Mae Yih ’51, who in 1976 became the first Chinese American elected to a state legislature anywhere in the United States.
Ahead of Election Day, we're looking back at how Barnard women in elected office are part of an impressive College tradition.
Laura Gee ’04, associate professor of economics at Tufts University, guest-lectured at Barnard on salary disclosure and shared tips for landing the job you want. (Hint: Social connections are key.)
Alumna and professor Mary Beth Keane ’99 on her unexpected appearance on The Tonight Show and how she became a mentor alongside her Barnard professors.
Barnard’s inaugural Journalist-in-Residence spoke with Mujeres president Fatima Burgos ’21 about Hinojosa’s new class, being back at the College, and giving voice to Latinx issues.