About The Fellowship
The Harriet Mullin Barry Fellowship program was established in 2008 by Thomas C. Barry and Martha Barry Horsburgh ’65 to provide for international travel and research by rising junior Global Scholars at Hathaway Brown School. The fellowship was named to honor their mother, Harriet Mullin Barry ’32. It is the Barry family’s belief that all students need an international experience in order to be informed, thoughtful, and compassionate leaders which led to the establishment of these funded fellowships.
Students are selected on a competitive basis. Fellows travel to India in December of each year for an immersion experience with our partner, Global Learning Across Borders, a New York-based organization with extensive experience working on the Indian subcontinent.
Throughout the trip, the girls examined the status of women and girls, the changing role of women, India’s relationship with China, religious diversity of the subcontinent, and Indian politics. Students take detailed notes, journal, write reflections and document their experiences through photography and video. In the spring of each year, Harriet Mullin Barry Fellows share their experiences with other students, parents, faculty members, and trustees in a manner that will inspire others.