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April 28, 2022

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We're here for you! 

All day Monday through Friday, during the center's regular hours, you can:

March 08, 2022

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Poe's Office Hours and Tea with Taylor are just two of the informal, in-person options for students at the Women's Center this spring.

We're here for you! 

All day Monday through Friday, during the center's regular hours, you can:

March 04, 2022

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Photo by Sanjay Suchak, University Communications

Visit womenshistory.virginia.edu to learn about The Ground She Walks On, an initiative we launched this year to celebrate Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day (March 8). It is borne out of our work to commemorate and celebrate women’s achievements at and contributions to UVA as students, faculty, and staff. In particular, we celebrate extraordinary moments of women’s leadership that have changed UVA, moving it closer to its ideals.

February 13, 2022

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Update: the essay competition has closed. Submissions for the design competition are due May 1. 

January 30, 2022

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Check our calendar for meeting dates and titles in our Reading in Hues Book Club series.

Reading in Hues, a book club celebrating women of color authors, bloomed from the Women’s Center’s 20/20 Reading Challenge, the ingenuity of Engaged Scholarship alumna Alexis Gayle, and the guidance of Assistant Director for Engaged Scholarship Jaronda Miller-Bryant. With everything online in 2020, the interns on the center’s Engaged Scholarship team followed Miller-Bryant’s fearless lead to, in her words, “make an impact with so much virtual competition.” I attended its inaugural meeting in my childhood bedroom. 

January 14, 2022

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Since joining our staff in August of 2021, Taylor Nichols has begun collaborating with students as well as colleagues in many other offices and organizations around Grounds to coordinate our Gender Violence & Social Change program and diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts. We caught up with Taylor as she prepares to launch her new office after-hours, Tea with Taylor, for the Spring 2022 semester. Read on to learn more about Taylor and the experiences that inform her work. 

Spring 2022: Drop in for Tea with Taylor - Tuesdays, 4-6:30pm!

 

October 21, 2021

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History is not merely a set of facts. A robust slate of Women's History Month programming will meet participants' desire to consider not just the bare facts of the past but also the stories that link them, the multiple pictures that they form. Photo by Sanjay Suchak, University Communications

Join us as we celebrate women’s history and (borrowing from the 2021 Presidential Proclamation), “pay tribute to the trailblazers from the recent and distant past for daring to envision a future for which no past precedent existed, and for building a [world] of endless possibilities for all of its women and girls.” Building on our work last year to commemorate milestone anniversaries of UVA’s journey to full