Audrey Heimler ’53 started a pioneering career in genetic counseling all at her kitchen table.
Barnard is one of the first among its peers to make technology education a requirement for all students.
We’re creating a model for colleges across the country by piloting innovative programs and setting the standard for campus sustainability.
I want to revolutionize the education system. I believe that the foundation that Barnard has provided and the voice that I’ve been able to cultivate here are what I need to realize that goal.
A Legacy of Trailblazers
Seattle Opera’s first-ever scholar-in-residence, Naomi André ’89, shares how being at Barnard primed her for a trailblazing career.
The Jewish Theological Seminary’s first female chancellor discusses the impact that Barnard had on her career and her vision for JTS’s future.
At Barnard, smart, accomplished women are your professors and deans, the College leadership, and your advisors — and they all want you to succeed. A Barnard education instills a deep sense of confidence that you’ll take into the world, just like our many noteworthy alumnae.
Raising Women’s Voices
Susan Rovner ’91, P’23 spent more than two decades creating some of America’s favorite shows. Now she’s stepping up as chairman of entertainment at one of the country’s largest entertainment companies
Maryam Banikarim ’89, P’21 — a 2020 Gala honoree and 2019 Columbia Alumni medal recipient, talks about how Barnard gave her a voice.
Nekesa Mumbi Moody ’92 has interviewed Hollywood superstars including Aretha Franklin, Michael Jackson, and Whitney Houston. Now, she’s the first Black woman to lead The Hollywood Reporter.