In this exclusive AlumniTALK presented by Columbia College Women, A’Lelia Bundles JRN’76, vice-chair emerita of the University Board of Trustees, joins in conversation with Carlyle Nuera, Barbie Signature’s lead designer at Mattel, and Crystal Moten, a historian and curator, with moderator Elizabeth Yuan CC’96, JRN’98, CCW programming co-chair. They will discuss entrepreneur Madam C.J. Walker, the first self-made female millionaire in America; Black entrepreneurship, including in the Midwest; representation in Hollywood and dolls; and Black women’s scholarship. Nuera will also show how personal, historical and sartorial details are captured in Barbie’s “Inspiring Women” series, including in the Walker doll.
Please Note: This event will be virtual with an audience Q&A at the end. A link to the recording will be emailed to all registrants a few days after the event.