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With a few new twists to U.Va. Day, Little Sisters and Big Sisters of the local Young Women Leaders Program  in BufordBurleyJouett and Sutherland Middle Schools enjoyed the revamped annual event.

The Journalist:

As a journalism teacher for six years, I started my new job in January with an ingrained habit of remaining objective in my writing. But I realized during last Thursday’s Celebrate Women Writers event, a reception sponsored by the Women’s Center to honor writers at the Virginia Festival of the Book, that this kind of objectivity has become my comfort zone.

Rules to live by in my former life:

| March 29, 2014 | blog, events, iris

Third year Alison Kuhn had a particular investment in last Thursday’s “Bad A** Women in Media” panel at OpenGrounds.

| March 29, 2014 | blog, iris

Undergraduate men wanted!  Join the Men's Leadership Project today and learn what it's like to watch a kid bloom into a leader.  MLP is an innovative community-based leadership development and mentoring program designed to build and reinforce authentic and responsible leadership capacities of both undergraduate men and middle school boys. MLP accomplishes this mission by training and pairing a diverse group of undergraduate men with a select group of seventh grade boys.

| March 19, 2014 | mens-leadership-project, blog

Join us for a reception to honor women writers from Charlottesville and the University of Virginia. We will gather at 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 20 in the Annex of the U.Va. Alumni Hall, 221 Emmett Street.

| March 18, 2014 | blog, events, iris

Join the Young Women Leaders Program, a supportive community of college women and staff, meet dynamic middle schools girls and embark upon one of your most meaningful learning experiences at U.Va.!

| March 17, 2014 | young-women-leaders-program, blog

In the same week of her 22nd birthday and the passing of her grandmother, along with mid-terms and Spring Break fast approaching, fourth-year student Reiko Simmons still found time to attend the weekly YWLP group meeting at Jack Jouett Middle School.

| March 17, 2014 | young-women-leaders-program, blog

As students approach the end of daunting mid-terms and anticipate arriving at that dream Spring Break destination, Celebrate Every Body Week could not have been better timed. Women’s Center intern Kristina Brown highlighted what she intended for others to take away from the week.

| March 05, 2014 | Body Positive, blog, events, interns

The number of women in top positions in the business world has been consistently disproportionate to the number of men in these positions.

| February 28, 2014 | blog, events, iris

The U.Va. Women’s Center is pleased to announce that nominations are now being accepted for the 16th annual Elizabeth Zintl Leadership Award. The award is presented in memory of Elizabeth Zintl, an accomplished writer and journalist who served as Chief of Staff in the Office of the President at the University of Virginia.

| February 27, 2014 | blog, Awards