The festival returns to campus with an exciting lineup of events and screenings dedicated to elevating the stories of women’s leadership.
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In her new role as Spelman College’s 11th president, the alumna continues to build on her success as a leader in global health to nurture the next generation of Black women.
Access Barnard peer mentor Arianna Carriel ’23 and mentee Sherlyn Rojas ’25 have formed a lasting bond of friendship and mutual support.
From tackling a research dilemma to envisioning her role as a campus leader, the sociologist is not afraid to explore a new angle.
The College welcomed nearly 400 high school students through the gates this summer.
The first year of the breakthrough program is inspiring a diverse cadre of determined, creative change-makers.
Sharma takes us inside her world as a mom and as the Athena Center for Leadership’s inaugural in-house business expert.
Four alumnae share how women can leave the negotiation table with the best offer.
This year’s festival is a hybrid event, enabling people, wherever they are, to enjoy a showcase of films by and about fierce and fearless women leaders.
The chief health equity officer and deputy chief health officer at IBM Watson Health discusses AI in healthcare with President Beilock.
Through a new program, Barnard students tackle real-world challenges.
As the deputy secretary of transportation, the Barnard alumna has her eyes on equity.
The global head of corporate engagement and president of the Goldman Sachs Foundation breaks down the company’s $10 billion commitment to Black women.
The CEO of the Chicago Community Trust discusses the intersection of medicine, society, and social justice that has guided her career.
From deputy secretary of transportation to ambassadorships, meet the seven Barnard alumnae appointed to the Biden administration in its first 100 days.
The head of vaccine research and development at Pfizer and the company’s CEO share the behind-the-scenes story of creating the groundbreaking COVID-19 vaccine.
The entertainment lawyer and Barnard Board of Trustees member discusses the importance of supporting women in the workplace.
In celebration of Women’s History Month, this year’s annual roundtable event featured an in-depth conversation on the impact that COVID-19 has had on women athletes.
The president emerita of the University of Pennsylvania and the Rockefeller Foundation discusses civic-minded university leadership and the importance of financial wellness for women.
The senior partner and chief diversity and inclusion officer at McKinsey sheds light on what COVID-19 means for women in the workplace.
The chief innovation officer of a major hospital center shared her experiences in the healthcare system during COVID-19, as the final event of the Big Problems: Making Sense of 2020 lecture series.
The president and CEO of AnitaB.org shares strategies for the vital work of getting more women into computer science.
The president of the Desai Foundation explains how Barnard nurtured her dedication to community health for women and girls in India and the United States.
The Chief Patient Officer at Pfizer sheds light on how rectifying health disparities is crucial to creating a COVID-19 vaccine.
Social distancing didn’t stop high school students from enjoying the college experience through the online Pre-College Programs.
Netflix’s VP of Inclusion Strategy Vernā Myers ’82 shares her insights on workplace diversity, Black Lives Matter, and what shows to watch.
Political leader Stacey Abrams joined President Beilock in an exclusive conversation, presented by Beyond Barnard, to discuss leadership in a crisis, the census, and advice to the Class of 2020.
The 2020 Athena Film Festival welcomed an A-list of actors, activists, artists, and academics for its 10th anniversary.
On Sunday, March 3, Barnard's Athena Film Festival capped its ninth annual celebration of fierce and fearless women leaders in film by welcoming U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), who attended as a panelist to support the New York premiere of Knock Down the House.
The 2019 Athena Film Festival has announced its lineup of narrative, documentary and short films, and additional programming. Take a look at the amazing schedule and get your tickets and passes today! The 9th annual festival takes place February 28 - March 3, 2019.
The largest cohort in College history will bring enterprising leadership to the 2018-2019 school year and beyond.
For almost a decade, the Athena Center for Leadership Studies has dedicated itself to the advancement of inspired and courageous women leaders around the world.
Barnard’s annual film festival focused on furthering the conversation around equity and empowering a new generation of women leaders.
Every fall before classes begin, Barnard’s New Student Orientation Program (NSOP) rolls out the welcoming bins for first-year, transfer, and international students.
Paula Franzese '80, longtime professor of political science, was named by SheKnows media as one of the 20 inspiring women who are transforming the way kids learn.
New York City's First Lady Chirlane McCray joins Dean Hinkson to kick off Black Girls Lead conference
New York City's First Lady, Chirlane McCray, kicked off the inaugural Black Girls Lead conference on campus, bringing together more than 60 teen leaders for workshops, master classes, and panels on entrepreneurship, social action, and more.
Barnard College and the Girl Scouts of Greater New York Train Girls to Become City’s Next Entrepreneurs
Girl Scouts from across the five boroughs will have a special opportunity to design socially-conscious business ventures
Global Symposium Student Fellows lead workshop for high school girls.
Global Symposium Student Fellows facilitate leadership workshop for New York City high school students
Similar event to take place in Shanghai in conjunction with Barnard’s Sixth Annual Global Symposium
Lulu is the founder of the Barnard/Columbia Design for America Studio, a network of interdisciplinary student teams and community members using design for local and social impact.
Six students will attend Women Changing China and facilitate the 2014 Young Women’s Leadership Workshop
Founder of WeStopHate helps bullied teens with a community and video project.
The Women in Public Service Project (WPSP) conference at Barnard brought together U.N. representatives, former heads of state, and other global leaders with students from across the country for a discussion of how to grow the ranks of women in government leadership positions.
A Range of Events—from Stimulating Speakers to Musical Interludes—Enlivens the Campus
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Six students have been selected to attend this year’s global symposium in São Paulo.
Barnard College and the Women in Public Service Project, in partnership with the Woodrow Wilson Center, hosted “A Global Conversation: Women Leaders Respond to the United Nations General Assembly”.
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.
Obama to Address Class of 2012 Graduates and Receive Barnard Medal of Distinction
A State Department Initiative Urges Women to Take up the Mantle of Leadership
Journalist Charlayne Hunter-Gault shares her experiences at home and abroad
Barnard Students Reflect on Barnard's Third Annual Global Symposium "Women Changing Africa" and the Young Women’s Leadership Workshop
Six current Barnard students were selected to travel to the Barnard's Third Annual Global Symposium "Women Changing Africa" during their spring break.
Hayley was one of six students selected to travel to South Africa to attend the Barnard’s Third Annual Global Symposium and assist with a leadership workshop for high school students from around Johannesburg.
Freesia was one of six students selected to travel to South Africa to attend the Barnard’s Third Annual Global Symposium and assist with a leadership workshop for high school students from around Johannesburg.
Torchbearers 2011 gathered over 200 alumnae, students, parents, and friends in jubilant celebration of student support programs at Barnard.
First-year students Toby Milstein and Malvina Kefalas talk about their behind-the-scenes tour as part of Barnard's Emerging Leaders Program.
Meet the Barnard students who will travel to South Africa next month to attend the College’s 3rd Annual Global Symposium and assist with a leadership workshop for high school students from around Johannesburg.
Coaching local talent to be winners on and off the court.
While Torchbearers 2010 featured several new components, the March 9th event sustained its annual tradition of honoring donors and friends and recognizing student recipients of scholarship, internship, and fellowship funds.
Each summer, sixty inquisitive and accomplished young women arrive on campus, eager to take part in the Young Women's Leadership Institute (YWLI), offered by Barnard's Pre-College Program.