Athena partners with the Columbia Global Center | Rio on a program serving ~30 Brazilian professionals who will contribute to the transformation of Brazil’s public service.
Athena in Action
As part of our efforts to foster financial empowerment amongst Barnard women, we offer a two-hour seminar tailored to seniors to learn more about financial health and prepare them for life after Barnard.
Congratulations to the 31 graduates of the 2019 ASII boot camp — a program that provides young women with the practical skills and knowledge they need to develop innovative ideas and business solutions.
Name: Nishat Chowdhury
Major: Computer Science
Class Year: 2020
Athena Affiliation: Athena Digital Design
“I'm passionate about representation of women in STEM. Women often endure imposter syndrome in a male dominated field. ADDA provides an incredibly supportive environment that brings together women of various majors interested in using coding skills so they learn to make an impact.”
Name: Michelle Lin
Major: Chemistry with a minor in Psychology
Class Year: 2021
Athena Affiliation: Athena Scholar
“What I love most about Athena is that it brings me out of my comfort zone. Being both a science major and Scholar, Athena allows me to look beyond my science classes and investigate entrepreneurial opportunities in science.”
Name: Phanesia Pharel
Class Year: 2021
Athena Affiliation: Athena Scholar and Center Intern
“I love that Athena allows me the freedom to become the woman I want to be while challenging me to have discussions and conversations that I would not force myself to have.”
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