Bard Early Colleges

Student Profiles

Olga Carmona

Olga Carmona '03

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Our People

Faculty and staff at the Bard Early Colleges are highly qualified professionals who have a strong commitment to early college and liberal arts education.

Our Faculty

Our faculty are active and accomplished scholars in their fields, who combine subject matter expertise with a passion for teaching adolescents.

Our Staff

Our staff come from the public and private sectors and are dedicated to supporting rigorous educational opportunities for secondary school students.

Advisory Board

Pia Carusone
Director, Americans for Responsible Solutions

Alexandra Contreras
Senior Analyst, Global Diversity & Inclusion, Colgate-Palmolive

Catherine Gund
Founder and Director,
Aubin Pictures

Margaret Hempel
Foundation Director, Gender, Sexuality, and Reproductive Justice, Ford Foundation

Tessa Huxley
Executive Director, Battery Park City Parks Conservancy

Ben Iselin
Partner, McGuire Woods, LLP

Charles Johnson
Partner, Holland & Knight LLP

Abe Lackman
Senior Officer, The Simons Foundation

Beth Lief
Executive Director, The Carrol and Milton Petrie Foundation 

Matt Mallow
Senior Managing Director and General Counsel, BlackRock

Gwen Adams Norton  
Former Senior Vice President, Wachovia Bank; Harvard University Advanced Leadership Initiative Fellow

Ray Peterson
Former Founding Principal, Bard High School Early College Manhattan and Newark

Carol Reich
Founder, Beginning with Children Foundation and Charter Schools

Geoff Smith
Managing Partner, Ascent Biomedical Ventures; Senior Faculty, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

David Steiner
Dean, Hunter College School of Education; former New York State Commissioner of Education

David Tsang
Senior Strategy Consultant, IBM