Last word by Elizabeth Langer '68
Rebecca Nathan Kowalsky ’81, the birth of her grandson, Eitan Uriah
A new way to build support for Barnard
The College takes up President Spar’s challenge to increase its international presence
Alumnae Association elections
Alumnae Association President's letter
Keeping an online journal brings together family, friends, and fellow travelers
Born or bred, women leaders still remain less the rule than the exception, commanding our curiosity and attention. What brought them to the pinnacle of their professions? Intense focus, the guidance of an enlightened mentor, networks of other professionals, sheer ambition combined with a sharp intellect, a talent for taking chances, or all of the above? In conjunction with the launch of The Athena Center for Leadership Studies, we asked five outstanding alumnae leaders in a variety of professions about their careers, leadership styles, and shortlists of leadership requirements. Read on and see if you agree.
These four women have translated thousands of texts, ranging from Russian plays to Japanese animation scripts. Credit their liberal educations, a tendency toward perfectionism—and the power of pure serendipity.
Kathryn Kolbert and the new Athena Center at Barnard