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Personal Histories: Multicultural Memoirs
Date: October 1, 2014 to June 10, 2015
Time: 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
This class explores contemporary memoirs by writers from diverse social backgrounds. Personal narratives are profoundly shaped by differences in race, class, ethnicity, gender, and geography—as well as the specific historical context in which a life unfolds.

Women's Cultures/Women's Lives
Date: October 7, 2014 to June 9, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Women's Culture/Women's Lives is a reading group that explores contemporary fiction and memoir by women of many cultures—with the inclusion of a classic or two and, to round things out, an occasional male author writing about women.

Seeking Your Voice: Poetry Workshop
Date: October 8, 2014 to April 22, 2015
Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
This workshop with Patricia Brody offers both passion for the observation and writing of poetry, as well as support for each student’s journey, in each new poem.

PHILADELPHIA: Taking a Stand for Education: Improving the Status of Women
Date: February 26, 2015
Time: 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Please join WIL of Greater Philadelphia—a non-profit focused on empowering women as leaders globally—in reading Malala Yousafzai's compelling book, "I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban," and attend a book discussion program, hosted by Siobhan A. Reardon, President and Director of the Philadelphia Free Library.

SOUTH FLORIDA: Trip to the Everglades
Date: February 27, 2015
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
The Wellesley Club of Naples Invites you on a Trip to the Everglades! The 11th Annual Marjory Stoneman Douglas Festival. The Festival, a five day event, celebrates the life (1890-1998) and work of
Wellesley Class of 1912 graduate Marjory Stoneman Douglas. Marjory was an early feminist and environmentalist. Her serious involvement with preserving the Everglades began when she was 78!
She was dubbed “Mother of the Everglades,” by President Bill Clintonand awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1993 -- the only Wellesley graduate to receive this honor. A prolific writer, she is perhaps best known for her 1947 book, “Everglades: River of Grass.”

BCCNY Winery Tour at City Winery
Date: February 28, 2015
Time: 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
155 Varick Street (between Van Dam and Spring Streets), New York, NY
Includes tour, 3 tastings of wine and assorted cheeses and crackers to complement the wines.

BOSTON: Columbia Women's Basketball Game at Harvard
Date: February 28, 2015
Time: 4:00 PM
Please join us to watch the Columbia women's basketball team play the Harvard Crimson at Harvard’s Lavietes Pavilion. We are proud to announce that we are co-hosting this event with the Columbia Alumni Association of Boston. There will be a reception at John Harvard's Brew House (33 Dunster St.) from 4:00 to 5:45 before the 6:00 game. Head coach Stephanie Glance will be joining us for part of the reception.

CONNECTICUT: Barnard Club Meeting
Date: March 1, 2015
Time: 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Come meet the board! Have you ever wanted to be more involved with the club, but don't know where to start? Well, this is a great opportunity to learn how you can. We'll be discussing and brainstorming the club's goals and future events from 3 - 4 pm. A special presentation to follow at 4pm.

Medieval and Renaissance Lives- Sara Lipton '84
Date: March 2, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
The Medieval and Renaissance Studies programs at Barnard and Columbia are co-sponsoring a year-long series of informal talks, called Medieval and Renaissance Lives, designed for primarily for undergraduates. As part of this series, alumni of the university will discuss in an informal setting their academic and professional trajectories, as well as their current work. On March 2, 6-8 pm, in the Ella Weed Room, we'll hear from Sara Lipton, an alumna of Barnard, who will talk about her experience teaching at SUNY Stony Brook. She may also sign copies of her forthcoming book.

Career Development Webinar: Know and Grow Your Worth
Date: March 4, 2015
Time: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Negotiating the Job Offer and Managing Your Ongoing Professional Development
You've been offered the job--now what? Learn basic principles for effectively negotiating your salary and benefits, and strategies for managing your professional development and advancing your career goals once you’re established in your new position.

PHILADELPHIA: Basketball Game- Cheer on CU Basketball at PENN
Date: March 6, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM
Join the Columbia community for a pre-game reception before the Lions face Penn Quakers at the Palestra.

BOSTON: Volunteer with your fellow Barnard alums at Cradles to Crayons
Date: March 8, 2015
Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Join us for a fun, volunteer event at Cradles to Crayons (located at 155 North Beacon, Brighton, MA) on Sunday, March 8th. Volunteers will help by organizing and preparing care packages of clothes, toys and other basic essentials, which will then be sent to children from birth through age 12, living in homeless or low-income situations. This is a great opportunity to get involved, give back to our community and meet some fellow Barnard alumnae.

BEnet: Becoming a StoryDoing Company
Date: March 11, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM
Please join Barnard Entrepreneurs' Network for an evening with Rosemarie Ryan, co-founder of the pioneering marketing strategy and innovation consultancy, co:collective, to discuss the elevated brand story; the multidisciplinary marketing approach needed to excel in the networked world; and the importance of creating compelling experiences in developing and sustaining successful brands and companies.

CINCINNATI: Cincy Ivy Young Alumni Happy Hour
Date: March 13, 2015
Time: 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Please save the date! The Cincy Ivy Young Alumni Club <> is holding its next Ivy League and Seven Sisters Young Alumni Happy Hour on Friday 3/13/2015, from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM in Downtown Cincinnati (location to be announced shortly). This is an excellent way to meet other Ivy young professionals in Cincinnati from a variety of companies, organizations, neighborhoods, etc.

BEnet: The Making of an Extraordinary Art Gallerist
Date: March 18, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM
Dominique Lévy, one of the foremost experts in the post war and contemporary art markets and one of the most powerful women in the international art world, will discuss her renowned career in her eponymous gallery on the Upper East Side. During the evening, alumnae and their guests will have an opportunity to privately view the Gallery’s current exhibition, Body and Matter, The Art of Kazuo Shiraga and Satoru Hoshino.

MIAMI: Walking Tour of the Historic Heart of Miami with Historian
Date: March 21, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Join The Barnard Miami Young Professionals Group & HistoryMiami for a leisurely stroll through the historic heart of Miami with historian and Miami-Dade professor, Dr. Paul George.

BCCNY New York Historical Society Tour by Amy Chin '83
Date: March 21, 2015
Time: 11:00 AM
Join BCCNY for a special personal tour of the Chinese American Exclusion/Inclusion exhibit led by BCCNY member Amy Chin (BC’83).

Class of 1987 Mini-Reunion Brunch
Date: March 22, 2015
Time: 12:00 PM
Please join us for another fun Class of '87 mini reunion in Manhattan on Sunday, March 22nd. 

LONDON: Barnard Book Club
Date: March 22, 2015
Time: 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
The next BCL book club will be held on Sunday, 22nd March to discuss Indignation by Philip Roth. 

BOSTON: Suburban Boston Barnard Book Club
Date: March 23, 2015
The Suburban Boston Barnard Book Club was started about 10 years ago by a group of alumnae who wanted to get together in each other's homes to discuss good books (both fiction and nonfiction) and enjoy some snacks and perhaps a glass of wine. March 23rd book: "All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr.

LAACU’s 16th Annual El Regreso
Date: March 28, 2015
Time: 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
The Latino Alumni Association of Columbia University (LAACU) and the Columbia Alumni Association (CAA) invite Barnard Alumnae to attend their 16th Annual El Regreso, a festive evening celebrating the diversity and achievements of Latino alumni with familia.

LOS ANGELES: Save the Date April Meeting
Date: April 4, 2015
Time: 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Save the date for our April meeting on Saturday, April 4, 2015.

PHILADELPHIA: The Role of Micro-Enterprise in Kenya's Lewa Community
Date: April 8, 2015
Time: 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
WIL of Greater Philadelphia—a non-profit focused on empowering women as leaders globally—has invited Seven Sisters alumni to learn about the journey and work of The Lewa Micro-enterprise Program. This program operates through the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy in Northern Kenya and serves a community of approximately 2,000 women across more than 15 communities in areas that surround the Lewa Conservancy. This is an exciting opportunity to see how women in our community have combined their talents to benefit women globally.

Wine & Food In The Golden State
Date: April 12, 2015 to April 16, 2015
Travel with Barnard Alumnae and friends on a 5-day adventure exploring San Francisco and Napa. See the city’s highlights and architecture while staying in Union Square. Take the Napa Valley Wine Train for a panoramic tour of the region while enjoying a gourmet lunch. Feed your culinary curiosity with a cooking class at the Silverado Cooking School, using locally sourced ingredients. Then further satiate the palate in Napa, which boasts some 400 wineries with a bounty of varietals and pair your preference with a fine locally cultivated cheese. This trip is sure to be revelry for the senses!

2015 Alumnae of Color Dinner for Admitted Students
Date: April 18, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
The office of Admissions at Barnard College invites alumnae to attend the 2015 Alumnae of Color Dinner for Admitted Students. We hope this evening will inspire our newly admitted class by highlighting the journeys of our alumnae as they developed their unique voices during their time at Barnard.

PHILADELPHIA: Getting It Done with Google Docs: A Workshop
Date: May 13, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
A Workshop for Entrepreneurs, Employees, Educators, and Parents
Join educator and technologist Dr. Michael Friesen for a hands-on workshop covering Google Docs and held at Butcher's Sew Shop, an impressive business founded and led by Bryn Mawr alum Amalia Petherbridge. 

Save the Date: 2015 Alumnae of Color Dinner
Date: May 28, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
All are invited to celebrate the diversity of our alumnae community at this annual Barnard tradition. Please plan to join us and save the date!

LOS ANGELES: Save the Date Summer Social
Date: June 6, 2015
Time: 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Save the date for our Summer Social on Saturday, June 6, 2015.

PHILADELPHIA: Alumna Author Talk with Stephanie Feldman '05
Date: June 25, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM
From Barnard to a Life in Fiction: Author Talk with Stephanie Feldman '05
Join Stephanie Feldman—Barnard alumna (’05) and fiction author—for a discussion of her career as a fiction writer. Learn about her journey from Barnard student to author of the acclaimed book The Angel of Losses (Ecco/HarperCollins 2014).

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