Athena Center

Athena Center

Athena Center for Leadership announces Athena Distinguished Fellows

New program welcomes leaders with demonstrated a commitment to the advancement of women leaders in the United States and worldwide.

Athena Film Festival

The third annual Athena Film Festival brought industry leaders to Barnard’s campus for a weekend in February to celebrate the achievements of women in the film and allied industries and discuss the challenges they face.


Star-Studded Highlights from the 2013 Athena Film Festival

Film industry leaders discuss the significance of Barnard's annual Athena Film Festival celebrating women's leadership in Hollywood and beyond. 

Athena Film Festival 2013

A Celebration of Women and Leadership
February 7-10, 2013

Now in its third year, the Athena Film Festival -- a celebration of women and leadership -- is an engaging weekend of feature films, documentaries and shorts that highlight women’s leadership. 

Young Women’s Leadership Institute

Future Leaders Start Here
Sunday, July 8 - Sunday, July 15, 2012

This one week institute explores the complex relationship between gender and leadership and helps students develop action-oriented leadership plans.