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

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

  • In case you missed it: 9/2/2015

In case you missed it: 9/2/2015

  • September 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. One Less and One in Four aim to talk to every first year about sexual assault. 2. Rowan Blanchard, 13 year old star of Disney Channels, “Girl Meets Boy”, is applauded for her thoughtful response to a fans question about ‘white feminism.’

  • Here’s what you should know about Green Dot.

Here’s what you should know about Green Dot.

  • September 2nd, 2015

Have you heard about Green Dot? Are you unsure about what it is? Here are some things you should know about Green Dot Bystander Training: First things first: Green Dot is not a program run out of the Women’s Center As excited as we are to see Green Dot implemented at U.Va., it is not a Women’s Center program. Green Dot is a national violence prevention strategy and training that is part of the “Not on Our Grounds” initiative housed by the Office of the Dean of Students. Green Dot’s mission of empowering individuals to bring about cultural change aligns closely with the work of the Women’s Center, but is […]

  • Mandela Fellows visit the Women’s Center

Mandela Fellows visit the Women’s Center

  • September 1st, 2015

The Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders brings 500 young African leaders from across the continent to the United States for 6 weeks of leadership training and mentoring. The Presidential Precinct was one of a small number of institutions selected to host these Fellows, bringing them here to Grounds. The Precinct partners with two universities, including the University of Virginia, and three Presidential sites, in order to provide an inspiring venue for young leaders to collaborate and learn the skills needed to be empowering leaders in their communities. Members of our staff at the Women’s Center were inspired by the fellows’ keen […]

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