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Multicultural Programs

A number of events are held throughout the year to celebrate the diversity of Barnard alumnae. These events foster a connection between students and alumnae that transcends age, era and experience.


Alumnae Multicultural Programs

Barnard is dedicated to celebrating the diversity of all of our alumnae. In Alumnae Relations we keep alumnae in touch with each other and the college through a series of services and events, recognizing shared identity and Barnard experiences.


Alumnae Affinity Groups

Asian Columbia Alumni/ae Association

This membership organization was established in 1995 to bring together Asian alumni/ae and students from the entire Columbia community. Connect with other Asian American Alumnae by joining the Barnard Alumnae Network Asian American Alliance Alumnae group.

Latino Alumni Association of Columbia University (LAACU)

Established in 2000, LAACU promotes and facilitates the interest and activities of Latino Alumni. The organization works to help identify Latino alumni/ae leaders to serve as mentors to foster the professional development of students. For more information please visit the LAACU website or contact LAACU at:


Student Affinity Groups

BOSS: Barnard Organization of Soul Sisters

The Barnard Organization of Soul Sisters (BOSS) was founded in 1968 as a student organization dedicated to celebrating black womanhood, highlighting important issues in the Afro-American community at Barnard and Columbia, and fostering fellowship in the form of sisterhood among women of color. Connect with other BOSS Alumnae by joining the Barnard Alumnae Network BOSS Alumnae group.


Mujeres provides an organization of cultural support for Latina Women at Barnard College, Columbia University. We promote awareness and pride in the diverse Latina culture and heritage. We encourage Latina leadership at Columbia University. We hold weekly general body meetings and sponsor a minimum of four events each semester. Contact: Connect with other Latina Alumnae by joining the Barnard Alumnae Network Mujeres Alumnae group.


Q promotes the visibility of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer, questioning, two spirit, genderqueer, pansexual, omnisexual, and allied women at Barnard and Columbia. Contact:

Saturday, March 28, 2015

LAACU’s 16th Annual El Regreso
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.

Saturday, April 18, 2015

2015 Alumnae of Color Dinner for Admitted Students
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.

Thursday, May 28, 2015

2015 Alumnae of Color Dinner
All are invited to celebrate the diversity of our alumnae community at this annual Barnard tradition. 

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