Athena Center

Through Barnard’s Athena Center, Constance Hess Williams ’66 supports and encourages tomorrow’s leaders.

Student organizers answer questions about conference taking place November 4-5.

Come join us for the first ever chance to speak your piece on a variety of topics. All are welcome. Get there early to sign up; spaces are limited!

The Inaugural Athena Film Festival

On the first night of the first ever Athena Film Festival, I was sitting in the dimly lit Diana Oval waiting for the screening of “Desert Flower,” a movie about nomad-turned-supermodel Waris Dirie, to begin. The last flickers of light died down and the screen lit up. Talking ceased as a pre-feature clip sang out: “I will not be afraid of women...”

Students from around Johannesburg participated in 2011 Young Women's Leadership Workshop, under the direction of six Barnard students. 

How men can help women.