On Monday, March 11, a high-powered panel extolled the power of athletics to change young women' lives in an event honoring the 35th anniversary of the Columbia-Barnard Athletic Consortium.

This International Women’s Day (March 8), the College looks back over the past 13 decades to honor the activists who helped improve our lives — from pursuing higher education at a time when women were excluded to standing up for those with HIV to advocating for children’s rights. 

NBC Sports Reporter Dylan Dreyer to Moderate Dynamic Panel of Esteemed Women Athletes as Part of Columbia-Barnard Athletic Consortium’s 35th Anniversary Celebration

Dance, choreography, and film legend Yvonne Rainer has been named its Lida A. Orzeck ’68 Distinguished Artist-in-Residence for 2019. Rainer, an enormously influential figure who has challenged conventional forms and genres for nearly six decades, will begin her one-year residency in Spring 2019. She will lead intensive dance workshops, performances, and film events with students through Fall 2019.

Illustrations by Hanna Barczyk