Barnard Bonds

Dedication to Barnard that lasts a lifetime

Barnard alumnae are leaders in their families, communities, and professional fields. Volunteer leaders in the Alumnae Association help to cement the bonds among alumnae and the bond between alumnae and the College. In this vein, Barnard Bonds profiles AABC volunteers who dedicate their time and talents to Barnard. To nominate an alumna to be profiled, please email her name and class year to

Interviews administered and edited by Barbara Ballinger ’71.

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Barnard Bonds: Adi Serbaroli ’02
AABC Bylaws and Governance Chair and leader of the Barnard Club of Louisiana discusses staying involved with Barnard from a distance, how the College prepared her for the Marine Corps, and her involvement with the running community in New Orleans.
Barnard Bonds: Lisa Lin ’98
Chair of the Nominating Committee and Pres. of the Barnard Club of NorCal shares what Barnard has taught her, her decision to stay home and raise her son, and why it's important to stay engaged.
Barnard Bonds: Sara Heiny ’17
President of SGA and member of the AABC Board of Directors discusses her goals, recent happenings on campus, and playing in pit orchestras for musical theater productions.
Barnard Bonds: Daphne Larose ’10
A young alumna in Silicon Valley, Daphne discusses her passion for reading, working with BCIT while at Barnard, and underrepresented communities in the tech sector.
Barnard Bonds: Anastasia Andrzejewski ’97
Director-at-Large and Chair of the Alumnae Website Advisory Committee (AWAC) discusses her career in marketing and communications, the process of developing the new website, and what the new online community will offer alumnae.
Barnard Bonds: Patricia Ureña ’11, Senior Associate Director of Special Events
I love that Barnard has connected me to strong individuals who are constantly trying to achieve more but are also very aware of the issues we face in this society.
Barnard Bonds: Toni Coffee, Fund Chair for the Class of 1956
My primary focus [for Reunion] was on fundraising, as co-chair with two others. Our class has traditionally had a high percentage of participation in the Annual Fund and we wanted to maintain that.
Barnard Bonds: Free Mondesire ’03, Chair, Alumnae of Color Dinner Committee
Post-Barnard, I learned my womanhood empowers me. I am a leader, and I will continue to lead and learn from others. At Barnard, I loved attending the monthly cultural and student activities and meeting other students who had similar interests.
Barnard Bonds: Katherine J. Brewster, President, Class of 1971
I’ve enjoyed using my executive skills, which I don’t use in my private healing practice, to lead the Reunion Planning Teams and BC Voices, Inc. Since becoming President in 2007, my mission has been to encourage classmates to reconnect with one another and the college, and I hope that I’ve been successful!