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April 06, 2016

Written by Audrey Ogendi, 2016 YWLP Global Intern 

Most people in Charlottesville got up from their beds on March 8, 2016, as if it was a typical Tuesday. Some went to their jobs, others to classes, and still others to visit friends. But on that same Tuesday, March 8, 2016, the women of Cameroon didn’t get up and go to work, or school, or to visit their friends. Instead the women of Cameroon came together in different cities and regions and MARCHED.

April 06, 2016

Get to know YWLP Big Sister, Hayden-Anne Breedlove!

What do you miss the most about your hometown when you're at UVA?
I really miss my mom! That might sound cliche but I miss going shopping and out to dinner with her.

March 30, 2016

Get to know YWLP Big Sister, Christina Bolil!

March 23, 2016

Get to know YWLP Big Sister, Ramot-Abiola Adeboyejo!

What do you miss the most about your hometown when you're at UVA?
My mother's cooking! She is an amazing cook and I absolutely love Nigerian food. Also I live in Chicago and we're famous for our deep dish pizza. I'm always craving a deep dish slice of sausage, spinach, and pepperoni pizza from Giordano's.

March 16, 2016

Get to know YWLP Big Sister, Ebob Besong!

What do you miss the most about your hometown when you're at UVA?
I miss London a lot, especially the rain and grey and cloudy skies. I probably miss English breakfasts more than anything!

March 09, 2016

Get to know YWLP Big Sister, Gwendolyn Apgar!

March 02, 2016

Get to know YWLP Big Sister, Colleen Casey!

What do you miss the most about your hometown when you're at UVA?
I miss my friends who go to different schools the most! I never moved growing up, so I had the chance to build a really strong, core group of close friends, but now we're spread all across the state.

March 01, 2016

We are thrilled to announce that Audrey Ogendi has been selected as the Young Women Leaders Program’s 2016 Global Intern.

February 17, 2016

Get to know YWLP intern, Briana Barrett!

February 10, 2016

Get to know one of our YWLP Big Sisters, Kerri Anderson!

What do you miss the most about your hometown when you're at UVA?
I'm from a very rural town not too far from Charlottesville, so, luckily, I get to go home more often than others. I mostly miss my family while I'm at school, but I also miss the fact that there's not much traffic in Goochland!

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