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January 30, 2020

Year: 3rd Year

Major: Media Studies and Studio Art

Hometown: Harrisonburg, VA

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

I wanted to become more involved in the community of women at UVA and in the greater Charlottesville area.

2.    What other organizations are you involved with at UVA?

Madison House, Arts Mentors for Kids

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

supportive, helpful, and compassionate

November 14, 2019

Year: 3rd
Major: Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Media Studies
Hometown: Mechanicsville, VA

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

I initially found the Women's Center at Days on the Lawn when I was a prospective student and volunteered there throughout my first year. The people who work at the Women's Center are always so kind and welcoming and many of the women that I admire were past interns.

2.    What other organizations are you involved with at UVA?

November 07, 2019

Year: 4th
Major: Politics Honors and Religious Studies
Hometown: Springfield, VA

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

I love the energy of the space and the orientation toward community engagement and service. 

2.    What other organizations are you involved with at UVA?

Culture of Respect Educators (CORE) and the Charlottesville Debate League

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

Supportive, Kind, and Driven

October 31, 2019

Caroline Bohra

Year: Fourth

Major: English

Hometown: Lawrenceville, New Jersey

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

To be empowered and empower others. I’ve always admired the organization and in my last year I wanted to dedicate my time to leaving UVA better than I found it. Even if it was in the smallest ways.

 

2.    What other organizations are you involved with at UVA?

English Students Association, Take Back the Night, Planned Parenthood Generation Action, College Council

 

October 24, 2019

Year: Fourth
Major: Chinese Language and Literature
Hometown: Westwood, MA

1.    What brought you to the Women's Center?
I was friends with a lot of empowering women who were interns in the past. They told me about their experiences working in the Women's Center and how fulfilling they were. I applied to be an intern so that I could choose my own adventure and find my own fulfillment.

2.    What other organizations are you involved with at UVA?
CORE (Culture of Respect Educators) and Kappa Delta

October 17, 2019

Name: Linea Fuller

Year: 2020

Major: Biology

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

 

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

The Women's Center has completely transformed my experience at UVA and opened so many doors for me. I find myself constantly involved in a variety of amazing conversations and activities on grounds bring awareness and learning about pressing issues that we face today.

 

2.    What organizations are you involved with at UVA?

October 10, 2019

Name: Cady Romach
Year: 2nd
Major: Media Studies

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

I was given a flyer at the fall activities fair about the Women’s Center, and I think it mentioned something about the internships they offer. I was really interested because I was looking for a way to get involved with something related to my potential career interests. Once I learned about it, I scanned the website and found myself admiring the services they provide.

 

October 03, 2019

Year: 3rd
Major: Batten (Leadership & Public Policy) & Spanish
Hometown: Virginia Beach, VA

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

September 26, 2019

Name: Leah Taylor

Year: Third

Major: American Studies/Media Studies

Hometown: Stamford, CT

 

What brought you to the Women's Center?

My first year at UVA, I struggled to find a place where I felt like I fit in. When I walked into the Women's Center, I immediately felt like I was at home. My internship at the Women's Center has introduced me to so many strong, empowered women who have encouraged me to be more confident in myself and I couldn't be more grateful.

September 19, 2019

Year: Third

Major: Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Hometown: Newport News, VA

 

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

I came to the Women’s Center because of my desire to get more involved in the Charlottesville community and my concern for social issues.

 

2.    What other organizations are you involved with at UVA?

Planned Parenthood Generation Action and Madison House.

 

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

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