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November 11, 2015

Get to know Marketing Communications intern, Hayley Lawrence!

Year: 4th
Major: Public Policy & Leadership; Spanish
Hometown: Centreville, VA

October 28, 2015

Get to know Body Positive intern, Madison Baril!

Year: Second
Major: Pre-Commerce track with a minor in WGS
Hometown: Chesapeake Virginia

October 28, 2015

Get to know Iris intern, Kimia Nikseresht!

Year: 3rd
Major: Sociology and Spanish
Hometown: Shiraz, Iran

October 21, 2015

Get to know Gender Violence and Social Change intern, Amber Wang!

Year: Second Year
Major: Undeclared (interested in Psychology and Women, Gender, Sexuality studies)
Hometown: Manassas, VA

October 14, 2015

Get to know Marketing Communications intern, Maggie Mascarenhas!

Year: 3rd
Major: Government and History
Hometown: Falls Church City, VA

October 07, 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!

September 30, 2015

Get to know our Marketing Communications intern, Maggie Whalen!

Year: 4th
Major: English
Hometown: Mill Valley, CA

What do you miss the most about your hometown when you’re at U.Va.?
The beach! My pup. My family. San Francisco fog!

September 16, 2015

Get to know senior Body Positive intern and Volunteer Corps Coordinator, Tricia O'Donnell!

Year: 3rd
Major: Media Studies and Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies
Hometown: Stevens Point, WI

September 10, 2015

Get to know senior Body Positive intern, Laura Widener!

Year: Fourth
Major: Women, Gender, and Sexuality
Hometown: Richmond, VA

 

1. What do you miss the most about your hometown when you’re at U.Va.?
When I am at U.Va., I miss my family and their laughter the most.

2. What drew you to the Women’s Center and your program?

April 29, 2015

In the United States today, women make up an estimated 47 percent of the workforce. In the science and engineering field, however, women are far less represented than men. According to the National Girls Collaborative Project, women hold only 25 percent of occupations in computer and mathematical sciences, and only 13 percent of occupations in engineering.

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