Jessi Bernice Dietrich ’16

Jessi Bernice Dietrich ’16 who was from Naples, Fla., died in March. She was a pre-med psychology major and had a strong love of animals, serving as vice president of Columbia’s Pre-Vet Society. Her interests included science, art, and Asian culture and languages—she studied both Chinese and Japanese.

“Jessi loved Barnard College and the experience of being surrounded by intelligent, thoughtful, educated women and men, and the experiences and culture of New York City,” says her mother, Patrice Shields.

Latest IssueFall 2020

In this issue, you'll read about the alumnae healthcare workers who served on the frontlines of the pandemic, Barnard women's resilience during historic crises, a personal story on protest, the 19th Amendment reexamined, and more.