Rebecca Balkin

Rebecca began working in the Office of Work/Life in 2009.  As the assistant director for the Office, Rebecca performs a variety of duties and is responsible for financial management and event and program support. She also manages the Breastfeeding Support Program and Backup Care Program. Before coming to Columbia, Rebecca spent three years working in the Department of Economics at Harvard University. Rebecca is an active member of the College and University Work Family Association (CUWFA), currently serving as President Elect.

Rebecca earned a M.S. in Non-Profit Management from Columbia University's School of Professional Studies and has a B.A. in Sociology from Tufts University. After living in Manhattan and Brooklyn for nine years, Rebecca now resides in the suburbs of New Jersey with her husband, pre-school aged son, and twin baby girls.  She is enjoys spending time gardening, hiking, and making many trips to the nearby zoo.