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When you are in a relationship with someone who has been harmed, it is difficult to know how to help your partner while also managing your own reactions. Some of the reactions you may have are:

By: Alison Kuhn | April 01, 2018 | Tips, counseling

I’ve spent a lot of time putting things in boxes and taking them back out again in the past two years. I’ve moved from five states away to Virginia to take the position here at the Women’s Center. In my time here, I’m already in my third office. In the process, I’ve come to physically understand just how many books I own (hint: a lot!).

By: Abby Palko | March 28, 2018 | Palko POV

Anda Webb has been working for the University of Virginia since 1987. As vice provost for administration and chief of staff, she oversees an annual total of more than $400 million in budgets for the University’s schools and academic centers. In her prior role as associate dean in the School of Continuing and Professional Studies, Webb was responsible for creating the University’s first part-time degree program for adult students.

By: Hailey Ross | March 28, 2018 | Women on Grounds

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.

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