News

February 14, 2014
This Spring's leadership labs for Barnard students are up and running. Click here for more information.
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January 16, 2014
The 2014 Athena Film Festival which showcases films that address women’s leadership in real life and the fictional world has announced its lineup of 35+ narrative, documentary and short films.   Now in its fourth year, the festival runs from Thursday, February 6 through Sunday, February 9 on the Barnard College campus.  Artemis Rising Foundation...
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December 9, 2013
The fourth annual Athena Film Festival is proud to announce this year’s recipients of the Athena Film Festival Awards, which honor noted actors, directors, producers and other members of the film industry for their leadership and creative accomplishments. Philanthropist Sherry Lansing, former Chair and CEO of Paramount Pictures and former...
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October 8, 2013
The inaugural class of Athena Distinguished Fellows for the 2013-2014 academic year include: Jimmie Briggs, founder of the Man Up Campaign;  John Gerzema, author of The Athena Doctrine: How Women (And the Men Who Think Like Them) Will Rule the Future; and Marie C. Wilson, founder and president emeritus of The White House Project. Read more about...
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September 4, 2013
Our Athena Film Festival Interns have written and directed a short video on the importance of college filmmakers submitting their films to festivals -- especially those featuring leading ladies. The video has been posted on MTVu's Vimeo Group and is a call to all college filmmakers out there. Watch it Now
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July 24, 2013
The Athena Center partnered with The Girl Scout Leadership Institute New York in July 2013 to offer a Summer Intensive to fifty-one NYC Girl Scouts. The Girl Scouts, in grades 9-12, had the unique opportunity to develop ideas for socially responsible businesses and have them evaluated by some of New York's best and brightest women. The Summer...
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June 12, 2013
  This spring, John Gerzema, co-author of The Athena Doctrine, How Women (and the Men Who Think Like Them) Will Rule the Future, has joined the Athena Center as its first Fellow. He will offer talks, workshops and insights to promote the advancement of women's leadership. Learn more  
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