The Barnard Class of 2017 is known for its activists, artists, changemakers, entrepreneurs, and risk-takers. They are truly bold women committed to creating a more inclusive, greener, and kinder future. In the video above, they reflect on their four years at Barnard and share their hopes for the future. Joanne Liu, Barnard Medalist and International President of Doctors Without Borders, offers powerful advice and guidance on springing into a "brilliantly imperfect" post-graduate life.


Visit the 2017 Commencement page to view a full recording of the ceremony, as well as photos from the day and transcripts of commencement speeches.