She Opened the Door

The She Opened the Door initiative, which began with a historic conference in New York City in 2018, aims to enlighten, educate, elevate, and to empower Columbia women across the University.

She Opened the Door fosters this powerful network of women, whose connection with Columbia broadens their potential and impact in the world, both personally and professionally.

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Explore She Opened the Door

Recent She Opened the Door-inspired events have included a student-alumnae networking night, a Columbia Alumni Leaders Weekend panel, and viewings of RBG and Gloria: A Life. Earlier this month, there was a discussion between Columbia Engineering Dean Mary Boyce and VEON CEO Ursula Burns ’82SEAS. Watch the recording here!

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Relive or catch up on the best moments from the inaugural She Opened the Door conference!

From Abigail Disney's ('87GSAS, '94GSAS) eye-opening keynote, to Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's ('59LAW) fascinating conversation about her career with Poppy Harlow '05CC, there are hours of incredible content captured from the 2018 event, which was held on the Morningside campus in February 2018. 

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