As part of a “Take Your Daughter to Work Day” celebration, 17 emerging leaders from the Village School gathered at the Center for Global Health to listen to Director of Engaged Scholarship, Jaronda Miller-Bryant, discuss all of the opportunities and services the Women’s Center offers.
There are a only a few things I can think of that I absolutely hate: possums, green beans, waiting on someone who is late, and people I don’t know seeing me without makeup.
This last one is beyond...
When I was in elementary school, I would anxiously wait for the letter that would decide my fate for the next 9 months: which teacher I would have. Throughout anything that could happen in a year,...
As women, we have a lot of expectations to uphold. One is the expectation of being "feminine." Google defines femininity as "the quality of being female; womanliness."
That... doesn't tell me much....
The sun is shining, the Corner is quiet, and the summer is finally here. Why would anyone need tips for summer time? It should be fun….right? Anytime there is a big change in a daily schedule, it is good to be aware that mental and emotional adjustments may be needed. In addition, everyone has different needs. Some people need to use the summer time for a stress break and take it easy. Others need to use this time to work for financial needs as well as experience for future employment. Others may use this time to travel, either for education or for enjoyment- sometimes both.
One Sunday in April when the trees were flowering and a cool wind blew through in advance of rain, I attended a workshop on Grounds entitled, “Learning to See One Another: Meditative Practices and Social Justice.” Eboni Bugg, the presenter, advocated the notion of an expanding self. Don’t think of yourself as a solid rainbow, she explained, but rather as droplets of water interacting with light.
Melissa Levy obtained her Ph.D. through the Curry School and became influential in creating the Youth and Social Innovation major, which she now teaches in. Levy also collaborates with the Women’s Center on the Young Women Leaders Program (YWLP).
This piece has been reprinted from UVA Today. You can find the original article here.
When University of Virginia alumna Sharon L. Wood was about 8 years old, her father, a civil engineer, took her to a construction site where he was working.
We are pleased to announce that Margaret Edwards, LPC, will be our new Program Director for Counseling & Wellness Services.
Celebrate Earth Day at the Women's Center!
Stop by anytime between 11am and 5pm to take part in an interactive Earth Day display and earth friendly giveaways. Come grab your bamboo plants, reusable straws, Earth Day buttons, and other merch! Join us as we bring awareness to environmental responsibility.