On a particularly dreary day at the end of February, I was trying to get word about my younger son... When the phone rang, I leaped, positive that it was the emergency room calling with the final diagnosis. Instead, it was my office, informing me that President Obama wanted to give the commencement address at Barnard. What does one say? “Oh wow,” I mumbled. “Sure. I have to get off the phone now.”
Five Barnard feminists share their stories from the ever-evolving movement
When I was 6 years old, I remember defiantly stating that I wanted to grow up to be the first female president of the United States. By the time I graduated from Barnard, I was more inclined toward being the “next” Katie Couric. Today, I’m very happy as a writer, lecturer, and small-business owner.... but I’m wondering what these changed goals say about me and my generation?
Student responds to question about young women leaders on Forbes.com.
Spar responds to The Atlantic's cover story on trade-offs facing professional women.
In advance of Barnard's Commencement, President Spar notes the significance of President Obama speaking at a women's college.
Barnard’s Fourth Annual Global Symposium draws together India’s women leaders to share their culture and ideas and to inspire young women
to become leaders of the future
Join leaders from several NGOs to discuss the past and future of the World Conference on Women.
Kenyan advocate for women's and girls' education and health speaks to Barnard students.