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Student Spotlight: Samantha Owens

Name: Samantha Owens
Major: American Government
Year: Fourth

1.    What brought you to the Women's Center?

I saw the booth at orientation and knew it was something I wanted to be involved in eventually.

2.    What is your favorite memory of UVA thus far?

A class trip I had to the Special Collections Library where we traced the history of writing through the items they have there.

3.    Who is a woman that inspires you?

My mother who has spent her career fighting for gender equality while raising a family.

4.    What is one thing you do after a stressful day?

Workout.

5.    How does your work for the Women's Center motivate you?

YWLP creates a really special environment where women are encouraged to take on leadership in small and large ways to try to help middle school girls see their own power. I'm always inspired by the amazing women around me in YWLP.

6.    What’s a podcast or TV show that’s grabbed your attention recently?

Schitt's Creek.

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