News

January 11, 2018
June 13 - 14, 2018: The Athena Center for Leadership Studies and Smith Executive Education partner on BREAKING THE GENDER BIAS HABIT®, a timely program for men and women who want to tackle the issue of bias head-on and lead meaningful change in their workplaces and beyond.
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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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April 1, 2014
On April 5th, 2014 from 12:00pm to 3:00pm, the Columbia Daily Spectator is hosting the Women's Leadership Conference on Barnard's Campus. Nathalie Molina Nino, a consultant to the Athena Center's entrepreneurship programs, is moderating one of the panels. Click here for more information.
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February 14, 2014
This Spring's leadership labs for Barnard students are up and running. Click here for more information.
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