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September 06, 2017

Claire Kaplan

As Director of the Gender Violence and Social Change Program at UVA’s Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center, Claire has long been a leader in gender justice advocacy. As determined as she is caring, Claire inspires us all in the Women's Center with her ability to see what's needed and to make it happen. If only Walt Disney had taken her advice when she wrote him a letter at age ten...for that story and more, read on.

 

Tell us about your greatest triumph or challenge at UVA.

August 07, 2017

Join us in welcoming Genevieve Brackins, the newest addition to the Women's Center team! Genevieve has joined us as the Outreach Coordinator for the Men's Leadership Project. She will not only be working closely with our Big Brothers, but will be assisting the Gender Violence and Social Change team in planning events and developing programs related to women's and gender issues for the University community. 
 
1. Tell us about your path to UVA, to where you are now and the work you’re currently doing for the Women’s Center.

May 03, 2017

Hard work paid off for our Gender Violence and Social Change team with the very first Survivor Support Network Training - Student Edition.

March 21, 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?

March 14, 2017

Get to know Gender Violence & Social Change intern, Meghan Grumbling-McKenna!

Year: 3rd
Major: American Government and Women, Gender, and Sexuality
Hometown: Smithfield, Virginia

1. Why are you passionate about your program at the Women's Center?

September 14, 2016

Get to know Gender Violence and Social Change intern, Triston Smith!

Year: 2nd
Major: WGS and either Neuroscience or Cognitive Science
Hometown: Kesyville, VA

February 24, 2016

Get to know Gender Violence and Social Change intern, Mary Stoney!

What do you miss the most about your hometown when you're at UVA?
I definitely miss movie nights with my family and dogs the most. My brother, sister and I usually end up having to sit on the floor because our dogs are such princesses that they have to have the whole couch.

February 16, 2016

Read the latest and greatest from Sara Duke Grey!

When did you attend UVA? What did you study?
I was at UVA from Fall 2007 through Spring 2011. I got a bachelors of arts in sociology and completed pre-med and pre-nursing science courses.

December 09, 2015

Get to know Gender Violence and Social Change intern, Mayura Iyer!

Year: "5th year" (Batten 5-year BA/MPP Program)
Major: Foreign Affairs Class of 2015/Master of Public Policy Class of 2016
Hometown: Vienna/Reston, VA

December 09, 2015

Serpentine Society Leaders Marcus Martin, VP and Chief Officer for Diversity and Equity, (2nd from left) joins Serpentine Society Board Members (left to right) Blakely Calhoun, Sharon McGowan and Brendan Wynn

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