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

  • Tips for Emerging Adults: Navigating Life after Graduation

Tips for Emerging Adults: Navigating Life after Graduation

  • May 16th, 2017

Written by Hannah Trible Did you know there is a life stage called Emerging Adulthood? Well, as a UVA student or recent graduate, you’re right in the middle of it! It’s an exciting and uncertain time, full of opportunity and change. Read on for tips on how to enjoy and master this important phase of life. The Five Defining Characteristics of Emerging Adulthood are: Identity Exploration Instability Self-Focus Feeling in-Between Possibility TIP: This is a time for exploring who you want to be, in love, work, and worldview. It’s a time when almost nothing is certain, because most of your major […]

  • Budding Leaders Learn about the Women’s Center

Budding Leaders Learn about the Women’s Center

  • May 5th, 2017

It’s never too early to learn about all of the support services and learning opportunities that are available at the Women’s Center. As part of a “Take Your Daughter to Work Day” celebration, 17 emerging leaders from the Village School gathered at the Center for Global Health to listen to Director of Engaged Scholarship, Jaronda Miller-Bryant, discuss all of the opportunities and services the Women’s Center offers. The Village School is a local, all-girl middle school in the heart of downtown Charlottesville. The goal of the Village School is to, “provide each student with the tools for transforming information into personal […]

  • #GivingToHoosDay Success!

#GivingToHoosDay Success!

  • May 4th, 2017

Thank you! All of you who joined us in last month’s GivingToHoosDay by donating and sharing our social media posts came together with our matching donor to generate a wonderful infusion of funding for our programs. We were thrilled to receive: Together, we raised $18,626 through our matching challenge! This strong showing of the UVA community’s commitment to our work would make us proud any day. But we are especially honored/proud that the very people who have the clearest view into our work are investing in it. In addition to the 26 donations we received demonstrating the broad support for the […]

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