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Get to know Social Media Marketing Team intern AND YWLP Big Sister, Anna Taylor!

Year: 3rd
Major: English
Hometown: Richmond, VA

| March 26, 2018 | interns

Get to know YWLP intern, Elizabeth O'Roark! 

Year: Fourth Year
Major: English (Spanish Minor)
Hometown: Atlanta, Georgia

| March 19, 2018 | young-women-leaders-program, interns

A student recently came to Anne Coughlin with a question.

He was struggling to come to terms with a sexual harassment allegation that had been leveled against his grandfather over something that happened decades ago. His grandfather was a distinguished lawyer and public servant who was now in his 80’s. The student was heartbroken.

How should he think about his grandfather whom he admired so much in light of the allegation?

Get to know Men's Leadership Project intern AND Big Brother, Kevin Westfield!
 
Year: 3rd year
Major: English and Women Gender and Sexuality, double major
Hometown: Hollywood, Florida
 
Why are you passionate about your program at the Women's Center?
| February 26, 2018 | mens-leadership-project, interns

Proust had his madeleines. I have fasnachts. 

By: Abby Palko | February 23, 2018 | Palko POV

UVA alumna Sarah Lawson serves as the Assistant Director of the Center for the Book at the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, and works on one of our favorite Charlottesville and UVA traditions: Virginia Festival of the Book. During her time as a student at the University, she interned for Iris, which she says helped spark her interest in publishing and design.

1) When did you attend UVA? What did you study?
I attended UVA as an undergraduate between 2002 and 2006, graduating with a bachelor's in Media Studies. 

By: Hailey Ross | February 23, 2018 | Women on Grounds

Daughters of the Fatherland

Nigeria is home to many young women as the most populous country in Africa with almost half of the inhabitants being women and roughly half of the population aged 15 years old or younger.
While the patriarchal country has had significant moments of women’s rights and feminist movements since its pre-independence days, the fight for female equality is still an issue today.

Year: Third
Major: Government
Hometown: Fairfax, Virginia
 
Why are you passionate about your program at the Women’s Center?
| February 19, 2018 | young-women-leaders-program, interns
Get to know Social Media Marketing Team intern, Nicky Demitry!
 
Year: 3rd
Major: Foreign Affairs/Anthropology 
Hometown: Military brat 
 
1. Why are you passionate about your program at the Women's Center?
| February 16, 2018 | interns

UVA alumna Amy Chestnutt coordinates the Body Positive program at the Women's Center and co-teaches Gender, Body Image & Activism

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