Donors

 

  • Seven Society makes generous donation to Women's Center for Gender, Violence and Social Change
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    Seven Society makes generous donation to Women’s Center for Gender, Violence and Social Change

Seven Society makes generous donation to Women’s Center for Gender, Violence and Social Change

The University of Virginia’s ultra-secret Seven Society recently announced gifts totaling $115,554 to U.Va.’s Counseling and Psychological Services and the Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center to “more broadly encourage the kind of action and attention necessary to realize the empathy and understanding that must lie at the [...]

  • Women's Center shows gratitude for loyal supporter, Sara Cary, while preparing to launch annual Celebrate Every Body Week activities
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    Women’s Center shows gratitude for loyal supporter Sara Cary, while preparing to launch annual Celebrate Every Body Week activities

Women’s Center shows gratitude for loyal supporter Sara Cary, while preparing to launch annual Celebrate Every Body Week activities

As someone who has been a long-time supporter to the Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center, Sara Cary is one of the Center’s most esteemed donors. In its 25th anniversary year, the Women’s Center would like to recognize Cary’s generosity by highlighting her here on our website.

Among all her [...]

  • Inter-Sorority Council commits to serving, partnering with Women's Center for 2014-2015 school year
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    Inter-Sorority Council commits to serving, partnering with Women’s Center for 2014-2015 school year

Inter-Sorority Council commits to serving, partnering with Women’s Center for 2014-2015 school year

The Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center is honored to be selected as the Inter-Sorority Council’s community service partner for the 2014-2015 school year. Based on fundraising efforts during the fall semester, the ISC plans to donate $1,000 to the Center.

The ISC is the largest organization of women on [...]

  • U.Va. Parents Fund awards Women's Center with multiple grants
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    U.Va. Parents Committee awards Women’s Center with multiple grants

U.Va. Parents Committee awards Women’s Center with multiple grants

The Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center is proud and grateful to have continuous support from the U.Va. Parents Fund. This year alone, the Women’s Center has received a total of more than $20,000 for three of its core programs: Body Positive/Eating Disorders Education, Iris Magazine, and [...]

  • Long-time Women’s Center supporter Jill T. Rinehart remembered at memorial service
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    Long-time Women’s Center supporter Jill T. Rinehart remembered at memorial service

Long-time Women’s Center supporter Jill T. Rinehart remembered at memorial service

Jill Tietsort Rinehart of Charlottesville died on Saturday, October 18, 2014.

The only child of John D. Tietsort and Edith Brisben Tietsort, she was born in Chicago, Illinois on July 14, 1920.

A trailblazer for women’s opportunities and leadership, a dedicated public servant, supporter of the arts, realtor and avid gardener, Jill [...]

  • Women's Center thanks Nesta Ramazani for continuous support
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    Women’s Center thanks Nesta Ramazani for continuous support

Women’s Center thanks Nesta Ramazani for continuous support

As someone who has given to the Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center for the most consecutive amount of years, Nesta Ramazani is one of the Center’s most esteemed donors. In its 25th anniversary year, the Women’s Center would like to recognize Ramazani’s continuous support by highlighting her here on [...]

  • Maxine Platzer Lynn-Womens Center honors alumna with renaming and celebration
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    Women’s Center honors alumna Maxine Platzer Lynn with renaming, celebration

Women’s Center honors alumna Maxine Platzer Lynn with renaming, celebration

When U.Va. alumna Maxine Platzer Lynn (Curry ’51) asked for tips on how to handle some off-color comments from young men in her undergrad classes, she got “[…] the best advice for that day and time: ‘Ignore it!’”

Lynn recognizes how much has changed at U.Va. since then: “Today, I [...]

Donor Profile: Dawn Culpepper

Dawn Culpepper graduated from the University of Virginia in 2010 with a degree in Government.

She is currently the Director of Programs and Operations of the Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN), the only national organization with the sole focus of preparing college women for careers in public [...]

Donor Profile: Alexandra Arriaga

Alexandra Arriaga graduated from the University of Virginia with a degree in Latin American Studies and, since then, has enjoyed an illustrious career.

Her impressive titles have included Director of the Bipartisan Congressional Human Rights Caucus in the U.S. House of Representatives, Senior Advisor to the Assistant Secretary of State [...]