Barnard hosts the fourth annual global symposium in Mumbai, showcasing the work being done by some of the most exceptional women in India.
Debora L. Spar is the current President of Barnard College, a liberal arts college for women affiliated with Columbia University, located in New York City. Founded in 1889, Barnard attempts to give young women both the intimate setting provided by a small liberal arts college, and the resources of a large university. Debora Spar became President of Barnard College in 2008 after a teaching career at Harvard Business School. Spar is the also the author of six books and numerous articles. She recently visited the Cathedral and John Connon School in Mumbai, where she spoke to students from ten different institutions.
Barnard's Global Fellows run leadership sessions for high school girls in Mumbai.