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October 3, 2018
Natasha Cox ’19, who interned at the Office of the President of Malta, Her Excellency Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, through the Athena Center for Leadership Studies Global Summer Fellowship, shares how she used the connections she built during her internship to invite President Coleiro Preca to Barnard. 
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August 15, 2018
Farai Chideya, Liza Donnelly and Anna Holmes to provide transformative perspectives on culture, gender, and women’s leadership in media.
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April 13, 2018
Prof. Cleary will serve in this capacity for three years, beginning July 1.
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November 28, 2017
The Athena Film Festival has announced its 2018 awardees: two-time Academy Award-winning documentary filmmaker Barbara Kopple, BAFTA-winning writer and director Amma Asante, and cabaret artist and actress Bridget Everett.
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March 23, 2017
The 2017 Class of Distinguished Fellows includes best-selling author and founder of Working Mother Media Carol Evans, progressive media strategist Jehmu Greene, community health organizer Manmeet Kaur and gender justice leader Kavita Ramdas.
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September 1, 2016
The Athena Center recently hosted our second Women in Leadership: Expanding Influence and Leading Change program in partnership with Columbia Business School. We were delighted to welcome a diverse cohort of women from around the world and diverse industries. Women from as far afield as Nigeria and Italy joined us for three inspiring and...
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June 1, 2015
Click here to read more about Athena's New Advocacy Campaign that calls on Startup Incubators and Acceleratoris to suport more women-led businesses!
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April 14, 2015
Click here to read the Huff Post article higlighting the work we do at the Athena Center!
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January 21, 2015
Click here to read Variety's story on Jodie Foster and the Athena Film Festival 2015.
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June 9, 2014
Click here to see Kathryn Kolbert answer some enlightening questions about her professional career.
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