December 19, 2017
Even in years far quieter than this one, a LOT happens at the Women’s Center over the course of 12 months.
December 12, 2017
Anna Cordle, a 2015 graduate of the University of Virginia’s Curry School of Education, wanted to connect with the local school population in a meaningful way. What’s more, she wanted to work with middle-school girls, a population that can be at risk for low self-esteem during the often-awkward transition from elementary to middle school.
March 16, 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:
February 21, 2017
Get to know YWLP Big, Nicole Baker!
Year: First Year
Major: I plan to major in Communications Disorders
Hometown: Woodstock, Va
February 07, 2017
Get to know YWLP Big Sister, Golda Houndoh!
Name: Golda Houndoh
Major: Hopefully Global Development Studies and Anthropology
Hometown: Born in Togo, West Africa but Hometown is Leesburg, Virginia
February 03, 2017
Year: Second year
Hometown: Alexandria, Virginia
January 30, 2017
Get to know YWLP intern, Catherine Toro! Year: 3rd Major: Psychology and African American Studies, (AAS undeclared) Hometown: Baltimore, MD
1. Why are you passionate about your program at the Women's Center?
January 27, 2017
Through our Young Women Leaders Program and Men's Leadership Project, we give students the chance to give back to the community they call home during their years at UVA. These community-based mentoring programs pair undergraduate men and women with middle schoolers from the Charlottesville area. Pairing course work with group meetings, as well as one-on-one activities with their littles, our Big Brothers and Big Sisters grow as leaders while helping their littles realize their own leadership potential.
July 20, 2016
Get to know YWLP Big Sister, Emory Yearwood!
Hometown: Christiansburg, Virginia