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Spotlight: Maeve Hayden

Name: Maeve Hayden

Year: 4th

Major: Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Hometown: Afton, Virginia


What brought you to the Women's Center?

After transferring my second year, I struggled to find my place and voice at UVA. The Women's Center and Iris give me a place to talk to like-minded, passionate people.


What other organizations are you involved with at UVA?

In the past I served on the Transfer Student Advisory Board, as well as working as a Transfer Student Peer Advisor.


If you could describe your intern team in 3 words, what would they be?

Brave. Intelligent. Caring.


What is your favorite memory of UVA thus far?

Declaring my major at the end of my second year and finally feeling like I found my place at UVA.


What does leadership mean to you?

Having the courage to step up and speak your mind, but at the same time knowing when taking a step back in order to better appreciate and lift up the voices of others.


What is your guilty pleasure?

Starbuck's Java Chip Frappuccino.

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