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March 14, 2017

Get to know Gender Violence & Social Change intern, Meghan Grumbling-McKenna!

Year: 3rd
Major: American Government and Women, Gender, and Sexuality
Hometown: Smithfield, Virginia

1. Why are you passionate about your program at the Women's Center?

September 14, 2016

Get to know Gender Violence and Social Change intern, Triston Smith!

Year: 2nd
Major: WGS and either Neuroscience or Cognitive Science
Hometown: Kesyville, VA

February 24, 2016

Get to know Gender Violence and Social Change intern, Mary Stoney!

What do you miss the most about your hometown when you're at UVA?
I definitely miss movie nights with my family and dogs the most. My brother, sister and I usually end up having to sit on the floor because our dogs are such princesses that they have to have the whole couch.

December 09, 2015

Get to know Gender Violence and Social Change intern, Mayura Iyer!

Year: "5th year" (Batten 5-year BA/MPP Program)
Major: Foreign Affairs Class of 2015/Master of Public Policy Class of 2016
Hometown: Vienna/Reston, VA

December 09, 2015

Serpentine Society Leaders On November 7, 2015, members of the Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center’s staff had the pleasure of attending the Serpentine Society’s Fall Gala and seeing their long-serving colleague, Claire Kaplan, recognized for her contributions to the University’s LGBTQ community.

October 30, 2015

As a result of the hard work of our Gender Violence and Social Change team, the Women’s Center sponsored events all through October in recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

October 21, 2015

Get to know Gender Violence and Social Change intern, Amber Wang!

Year: Second Year
Major: Undeclared (interested in Psychology and Women, Gender, Sexuality studies)
Hometown: Manassas, VA

October 05, 2015

In the long run, the level of attention brought to the issue of sexual assault nationally and locally over the past couple of years is bound to be a good thing. While difficult discussions and decisions continue to be broached in the public arena and in the private settings in which survivors seek formal services and informal support, here are just a couple of points of agreement that can help to ground us all. One thing we know is that the long run is likely to be quite long indeed in coming.

September 02, 2015

Have you heard about Green Dot? Are you unsure about what it is?

Here are some things you should know about Green Dot Bystander Training:

First things first: Green Dot is not a program run out of the Women’s Center