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Athena Power Talks: A Conversation with Sheila Nevins '60

Tuesday, March 5, 2013 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Columbia University Morningside Campus Barnard College, Event Oval, The Diana Center
Athena Power Talks are poignant conversations with todays thought-leaders discussing the most pressing and provocative topics on women and leadership. This semester, we welcome Sheila Nevins, president of HBO Documentary Films, for a conversation with Barnard President Debora Spar. Widely regarded as the most powerful executive in the documentary community, Sheila Nevins is often described as the de Medici of Television for her unwavering support of nonfiction filmmakers. Projects bearing her imprimatur have won 34 primetime Emmy Awards, 37 news and documentary Emmy Awards, 15 Academy Awards, and 25 George Foster Peabody Awardsincluding, in 1999, a personal Peabody for being one of the true independent spirits in television today, whose passion and vision consistently create excellence. Information athenacenter.barnard.edu 212.854.1264
Categories: Academic: Lecture