Athena Power Talk Featuring Jimmie Briggs
The Athena Center for Leadership Studies welcomes Jimmie Briggs, award winning journalist, educator, lecturer and social entrepreneur to their Power Talk series.April 22, 2014 7:00 PM
Join the Athena Center for Leadership Studies for their next Power Talk featuring Jimmie Briggs, award winning journalist, educator, lecturer and social entrepreneur.
The creator of the “Man Up Campaign” that mobilizes people in 25 countries to stop violence against the women and girls in their communities, Briggs was selected as GQ Magazine's “Better Men, Better World” winner in 2010, and most recently received a Medal of Distinction from Barnard College. With the eye of an intrepid storyteller, and the compassion that comes from bearing witness to far-flung tragedies in the world, Briggs is the author of Innocents Lost: When Child Soldiers Go To War, and is currently working on his second book, Blood Work; a personal memoir and exploration of manhood in the 21st century.
Date: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Locations: Held Auditorium, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall
This event is free of charge.
Advanced registration is required. Register online here.
WASHINGTON DC: Barnard@Work with Prof. Kimberly Marten
Our popular lecture series is back for a new semester! Join us for Barnard@Work: lectures by distinguished Barnard faculty members, followed by refreshments and conversation.April 24, 2014 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Our popular lecture series is back for a new semester! Join us for Barnard@Work: lectures by distinguished Barnard faculty members, followed by refreshments and conversation. In this session, Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Political Science Kimberly Marten will speak on "Russia and Ukraine: Explaining Putin's Decisions."
Date: Thursday, April 24, 2014
Time: 5:30pm - 7pm
Location: Huge DC, 875 N Street, NW
Washington DC 20001
RSVP: This event has reached capacity. Please contact Alumnae Affairs at email@example.com or 212-854-2005 if you would like to be added to the wait list.
Event hosted by M.A. Moutoussis '06 and Huge DC.
Kimberly Marten is a specialist on international security and Russia. She is the Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Political Science at Barnard College, and the Deputy Director for Development at Columbia Unviersity's Harriman Institute for Russian, Eurasian, and East European Studies (where she served as Acting Director, 2012/13). She is a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations. She has written four books and numerous journal articles, and has completed two open-source contract projects for the Director of Net Assessment at the Pentagon. Her writings on the Russia-Ukraine crisis have appeared in ForeignAffairs.com and the Monkey Cage Blog at the Washington Post, and she has recently been interviewed by Jon Stewart on The Daily Show, by guest host Richard Haass on the Charlie Rose show, and by Terry Gross on NPR’s Fresh Air.