Interns

Interns

Our interns make a year-long commitment to their own personal development and to the enrichment of the Women’s Center.  >> Read more

Awards

The Women’s Center gives three signature awards each year in recognition of the achievements of the extraordinary women of U.Va.  >> Read more

Donors

Our wonderful donors allow us to continue to enrich and improve the lives of students, faculty, staff, and community members.  >> Read more

Iris

Iris

Iris, a national journal, is a web magazine with student-written posts that are relevant and important for women at U.Va. >> Read more

Calendar

The Women's Center sponsors a wide range of events each semester that you won't want to miss out on. Take a look at what we have coming up!

Calendar

Latest From The Blog

  • Creating a New Path

Creating a New Path

  • February 5th, 2016

In college and in life we face stressful events each day, some small, some [...]

Injustice is all around us

  • February 5th, 2016

Story by Nancy Kidd, Director of  Hope House Injustice is all around us. It can present itself as abuse of the helpless and discrimination against the innocent. Internal pain can stymie our growth and rob us of our potential. Others may not know. They may not understand why. Why am I withdrawn? Why do I act out? Why does prosperity evade me? Why are my decisions self-destructive? Why? When Ann was just a little girl, she learned to cling tightly to her grandmother. Shifted from place to place by parents who did not take proper responsibility for their six children, Ann […]

What Students Say

The social media marketing techniques I’ve learned are practical, not just in the college setting but for my future career as well. Being in an internship class enabled me to explore women’s issues, and helped me find my passion in global development.
Joie Zhang, Intern, 2012-13
I have learned more than I thought I would and I love the work I am doing spreading the word about the awesome resources the Women’s Center has to offer students around Grounds. I am so honored to have the opportunity to be a part of helping, supporting, and empowering women in our community.
Erin Ennis, Intern, 2012-13
Interning at the UVa Women’s Center has broadened my knowledge of how social media can be used to promote events and raise awareness. I have learned how to communicate effectively across social media platforms; what works, and what does not.
Kaitlin Mackie, Volunteer
Interning with the Women’s Center this year has been a wonderful experience. It has helped me to improve my communication skills and my ability to work with a team of people.
Ashley Koos, Intern, 2012-13