Barnard College News
With support from the Athena Center for Leadership and the Columbia Startup Lab, Claudia Polgar ’19 founded CheckPoint Health to streamline caregiving.
The Athena Film Festival’s virtual format this year means films about women leaders from the 11th annual event will stream directly to your devices throughout March.
For their Athena Senior Seminar, Madison Murphy ’21, Saskia Ghosh ’21, and Mae Viccica ’21 produced a virtual concert series to help uplift some of the most at risk for COVID-19.
The Athena team is keeping up their tradition of bringing the community together to discuss the presidential debates, now on Zoom.
Barnard’s new ThirdSpace@ co-curricular program creates an expansive virtual arena where convergent ideas can create solutions for some of the world’s thorniest challenges.
Barnard College’s Athena Center “Challenges” students to tackle food insecurity with the help of top industry experts during a collaborative problem-solving experience.
The 2020 Athena Film Festival welcomed an A-list of actors, activists, artists, and academics for its 10th anniversary.
Barnard College’s signature event celebrates its first decade Thursday, Feb. 27 through Sunday, March 1.
Through the Athena Center’s Post-Baccalaureate Fellowship Program, Kory Louko ’17 gains real-world experience organizing the Athena Film Festival.
Ahead of the 10-year anniversary of the Athena Film Festival, Ashley Bush reflects on being a student coordinator for the first-ever Festival in 2011 and the lasting impact it had on her award-winning filmmaking career.
The Athena Center announces a new focus on leadership as problem-solving.
Heyday Care founder Deepanjali Kanoria ’14 shares why she left her job at Ernst & Young to create a company dedicated to biodegradable and organic menstrual products.
We are delighted to announce that Umbreen Bhatti ’00 has joined Barnard as the Constance Hess Williams ’66 Director of the Athena Center for Leadership. Umbreen brings a fresh perspective and considerable expertise to the Athena Center, with a focus on helping our students develop the skills they need to address today’s opportunities and challenges in creative and original ways.
Alumna Umbreen Bhatti ’00 Will Continue Center’s Advancement of Women Leaders
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 ninth annual festival screened films centered on women leaders, awarded trailblazers making their mark in their respective fields, hosted panels like "Time's Upx2" and more.