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Breaking Barriers

Short films about women of courage and conviction spark conversations about leadership.

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.

 

To the Finish Line

Sakina Pasha '13 leads Columbia's racecar club

Crisis Intervention

 

A Grant from the Avon Foundation for Women Funds Preventative Education 

She Doesn't Like the Limelight, but Her Rhythms Take Center Stage

She’s toured with Laurie Anderson, Cyndi Lauper, and Rickie Lee Jones, but percussionist Sue Hadjopoulos ’75 says that her career as a sought-after performer and recording artist wasn’t something she anticipated. 

Fly Me to the Moon

Lily Koppel ’03 may have been just “moon dust”— as she jokes— during the great age of space exploration, but in her second book, The Astronaut Wives Club, the 32-year-old author deftly transports readers through that era, navigating territory that has seldom been traversed.

Writer on the Road

Jenny Milchman is conducting a phone interview from the front seat of her car parked on a street in Columbus, Ohio. Her daughter Sophie, 9, and son Caleb, 7, do their schoolwork in the back. 

São Paulo: Barnard in Brazil

Fifth Global Symposium Highlights Women's Emerging Leadership 

Global Faculty Fellows Join The Symposium

Four Barnard Global Faculty Fellows participated in the São Paulo event, using the opportunity to network with colleagues, pursue research interests, and bring that work back to the Barnard community.

In São Paulo: Young Women's Leadership Workshop

After the symposium, a group of six Barnard students, selected through a competitive application process to be Global Symposium Student Fellows, held a workshop for girls from São Paulo high schools, exploring how gender affects professional opportunities.