Report on the conclusions of the Task Force on Barnard and the Educated Woman, with edits, 1971, page 13
is 1|) A second kind of fellowship program might be developed to use Barnard's library about women, to bring interesting people to the campus, and to encourage the intellectual and creative accomplishments of women. Two kinds of women acutely need financial aid: (i) Those doing work on the post-doctoral level; and (ii) those doing community work relevant to women, such as abortion law refonn Far fewer fellowships are available to women on the post doctoral than on the pre-doctoral leveL As this outline indicates, the role of our alumnae in these projects will be enormously important, both as contributors to and recipients of the services of the center. These 16,000 women will constitute one of its richest resources -- an enormously valuable pool of talents, training, energies, experience, career vicissitudes and human wisdom. In one way or another, some of them have met and overcome -- or fallen victim to -~ just about every possible challenge, discrimination, obstacle, opportunity and , g '1 _LE”»/\z'