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!

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Latest From The Blog

  • Student Spotlight: Carrie Bohmer

Student Spotlight: Carrie Bohmer

  • March 21st, 2017

Get to know Gender Violence & Social Change intern, Carrie Bohmer! Year: 4th Major: Psychology and Women, Gender, and , Sexuality Hometown: Richmond, VA 1. Why are you passionate about your program at the Women’s Center? ​​I think that gender based violence is 100% preventable and so it’s really important for me to try to end it. Too many people are hurt by it and I wanna be a part of fixing this. I want to be a sexual assault therapist after college and so I think also working in prevention and awareness will help me to have a well-rounded […]

  • Attorney Spotlight: Brittani Lemonds

Attorney Spotlight: Brittani Lemonds

  • March 17th, 2017

UVA students have the opportunity to learn about the legal process by working closely with local attorneys in our Legal Clinic. The commitment from our local attorneys and student interns has allowed our clinic to grow and meet a greater need in the community. Since 2013, we have added a summer legal clinic and increased the frequency of our clinics from once a month, to twice a month, allowing us to meet the needs of more clients all year long. While you can get to know our hard-working interns through our student spotlight series, we want to shine light on […]

  • Staff Spotlight: Sarah Jenkins

Staff Spotlight: Sarah Jenkins

  • March 16th, 2017

As Mentoring Coordinator for the Women’s Center Young Women Leaders Program, Sarah Jenkins has helped shaped the professional and personal lives of women in the UVA, Charlottesville, and around the world. She’s funny and stylish and quick and curious. And she owes it all (not really ALL) to the impact of – which musical artist? To find out, read more about our wonderful Sarah Jenkins: Tell us about your path to UVA, to where you are now and the work you’re currently doing for the Women’s Center. I was born and raised in Florida, and from a relatively young age […]

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