As the pandemic disrupted traditional internships and in-person work, Barnard students and alumnae discovered new professional opportunities.
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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.
A Treatise on Stars, by Mei-mei Berssenbrugge ’69, was recently nominated as a finalist for the 2020 National Book Award for Poetry. Here, Berssenbrugge reflects on the natural influences and the creative process at work in her latest collection of poems.
The Microsoft principal researcher shares her thoughts on creating inclusive technology, her journey into STEM, and playing the bagpipes.
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.
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 data scientist talks virtual Python workshops, tech-related reading recommendations, and relaxing skincare breaks.
From faculty to alumnae and a student, seven doers and thinkers are highlighted for the different ways they are contributing to society in the midst of an epidemic.
The Summer Colloquium kept 350 community members virtually connected with more than 80 programs and events around career opportunities.
Dr. Mia Minen ’03 and mentees — Sarah Jinich ’19, Talia Boyers ’20, Jana Jaran ’22 — discuss research and women in STEM.
The neuroscientist and new dean of undergraduate education at UCLA talks STEM careers for women.
Netflix’s VP of Inclusion Strategy Vernā Myers ’82 shares her insights on workplace diversity, Black Lives Matter, and what shows to watch.
The Jewish Theological Seminary’s first female chancellor discusses the impact that Barnard had on her career and her vision for JTS’s future.
Adjunct professor Nina Sharma ’05 writes about the power of play during a time of personal and global transition.
The first Black woman to lead The Hollywood Reporter talks Aretha Franklin, Barnard, and covering Hollywood during a global pandemic.
The new CEO of the American Journalism Project shares her plans to revitalize the local news industry and how Barnard gave her the tools to make it happen.
The homemaking expert and serial entrepreneur joined President Beilock in an exclusive conversation, presented by Beyond Barnard, to discuss lifelong learning, the post-pandemic job market, and sourdough starters.
For National HIV Testing Day (June 27), immunologist Lillian Seu ’05 — who coordinated HIV antiretroviral resistance testing — shares how a Barnard professor inspired her to seek a cure for cancer.