Issues

Angela Oh

Angela E. Oh serves as an Attorney Mediator with the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, where she is engaged in resolving disputes regarding civil rights in the workplace, housing, and public accommodations. Previously, Ms. Oh was the Executive Director of the Western Justice Center Foundation, a non-profit that advances peaceful resolution of conflict […]

Anna Quindlen

Anna Quindlen is a Barnard Alumna and the author of six previous bestselling novels and eight nonfiction books. Her New York Times column “Public and Private” won the Pulitzer Prize in 1992. From 2000-2009, She wrote the “Last Word” column for Newsweek. start qa Q. What are the three most important characteristics of a woman […]

Anne-Marie Slaughter

Anne-Marie Slaughter is the President and CEO of the New America Foundation, a public policy institute and think tank based in Washington and New York. She received a B.A. from Princeton University, an M.Phil and D.Phil in international relations from Oxford and a J.D. from Harvard University.  In June 2012 she published the article “Why Women […]

Cauleen Smith

Cauleen Smith is a an interdisciplinary artist whose work reflects upon the everyday possibilities of the imagination. Though operating in multiple materials and arenas, Smith roots her work firmly within the discourse of mid-twentieth century experimental film. Drawing from structuralism, third world cinema, and science fiction, Smith makes things that deploy the tactics of these […]

Claire Newman

Clare Newman holds her undergraduate degree from Harvard College.  She spent fourteen years in the financial services industry with FBR Capital Markets where she held a variety of leadership positions, including a seven-year tenure as Director of Institutional Sales.  Prior to joining FBR, she worked at the Department of Justice and from 1989-1991 served in the […]

Colleen Thomas

Colleen Thomas is the artistic director of Colleen Thomas Dance and co-director for Bill Young/Colleen Thomas. Thomas has performed both nationally and internationally with Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, Bebe Miller Company, Nina Wiener Dance Company, and Donald Byrd/The Group. Thomas’ choreographic works have been performed in Brazil, Estonia, Hong Kong, Portugal, Russia, Slovakia, […]

Danielle Weisberg and Carly Zakin

In 2012, Danielle Weisberg and Carly Zakin launched The Skimm, a daily newsletter that provides easily digestible news for busy women on the go.  Over the past two years The Skimm has grown immensely in popularity and was named by Fast Company as the “must-read newsletter for women.”  Weisberg and Zakin are excellent examples of […]

Debora Spar

Debora Spar is the 11th President of Barnard College and a former Harvard Business School professor.  She earned her doctorate in government from Harvard University and is a graduate of the Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service.  She is also the author of three books, including the recent Wonder Woman: Sex, Power, and the Quest for Perfection. As […]

Dominique Christina

Dominique Christina is an award-winning writer, performer, educator, and activist. She holds five national poetry slam titles in four years, including the 2014 & 2012 Women of the World Slam Champion and 2011 National Poetry Slam Champion. Her work is greatly influenced by her family’s legacy in the Civil Rights Movement and by the idea […]

Eloise Clark

Eloise Clark is a Barnard alumna with 22 years of experience in investment banking.  After working at institutions such as Citibank, Merrill Lynch and Bankers Trust, Eloise founded OmniQuest Capital, an investment advisor specializing in the management of multi-manager and multi-strategy alternative investment portfolios.  She also taught several courses at UCLA where she received her MBA […]