Barnard College News

In an Earth Day #WayBackWednesday, the executive director of Greenpeace USA and creator of The Story of Stuff Project reflects on what still gives her hope after more than 30 years of climate activism.

In time for the Grammy Awards, the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Power Player and co-founder of the Black Music Action Coalition credits Barnard for setting a strong foundation as she journeyed from law to music.

The co-founder and incoming executive director of Sister District — who left behind a law career to help launch the voter-engagement nonprofit — describes the values of sisterhood that led her to success.  

The recent inductee into the American Political Science Association’s Minority Fellows Program is determined to use the skills she acquired at Barnard to improve public policy and everyday lives.

The writer — whose debut novel, Burnt Sugar, is shortlisted for the Booker Prize — discusses her incredible journey into the literary industry and writing her first book.