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


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


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Latest From The Blog

  • Student Spotlight: Erin Falk

Student Spotlight: Erin Falk

  • October 7th, 2015

Get to know our Marketing Communications intern, Erin Falk! Year: 3rd Major: Media Studies and American Studies Hometown: Springfield, VA What do you miss the most about your hometown when you’re at U.Va.? I miss watching Jeopardy with my family and making up new nicknames for our dog, Hoot, together! What drew you to the Women’s Center and your program? I wanted to get involved with the Women’s Center because I felt the need to finally do something about my concern for women’s issues, especially after coming to U.Va and witnessing first-hand the specific challenges college women face. I didn’t know much about […]

University’s Title IX Coordinator Visits Women’s Center

  • October 5th, 2015

In the long run, the level of attention brought to the issue of sexual assault nationally and locally over the past couple of years is bound to be a good thing. While difficult discussions and decisions continue to be broached in the public arena and in the private settings in which survivors seek formal services and informal support, here are just a couple of points of agreement that can help to ground us all. One thing we know is that the long run is likely to be quite long indeed in coming. Experienced providers of services for survivors and seasoned […]

  • In case you missed it: 10/2/2015

In case you missed it: 10/2/2015

  • October 2nd, 2015

Every week brings something new, interesting, and exciting. Let us fill you in on what’s been happening in and out of the Women’s Center. 1. October is more than boots and pumpkin spice lattes: Come out to one of our many events recognizing Domestic Violence Awareness Month! 2. The latest tips from our Counseling department: Tips for Partners of Survivors 3. High Schoolers in South Carolina found an interesting way to protest their school’s dress code.

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