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The Athena Center for Leadership Studies at Barnard College announced today their 2017 Class of Distinguished Fellows, which 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.

Barnard is a preeminent incubator for the world’s next generation of women leaders. Students enter with passion and intellect, and they graduate with an enhanced sense of identity and purpose.

Photographs by Asiya Khaki ’09, Lars Niki/Getty Images, and Ian Stroud

Photographs by Starpix/Kristina Bumphrey

Illustration by Ariel Lee

Programming at the Athena Film Festival focused on human rights, activism, and empowering a new generation of women leaders.

Athena Film Festival to honor Eve Ensler, David Oyelowo, women in film.