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October 15, 2021

Class Year: 2023

Major: Commerce and Economics

Hometown: McLean, VA

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

My 1st year RA introduced me about the Women's Center!

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

My favorite memory of UVA was lighting of the lawn. It was my first winter at UVA and seeing the lights and hearing the holiday music was such a wonderful memory I got to capture with my friends.

September 29, 2021

Class Year: 2022

Major: Global Security & Justice and Government

Hometown: Richmond, VA

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

After taking my first WGS class, I was interested in learning more about gender issues and meeting other students passionate about these topics. I'd heard a lot about the work that the Women's Center does and wanted to get involved and contribute.

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

April 23, 2021

In March of 2021, the interns of our Free Legal Clinic Team led the clinic’s most successful Transgender Name and Gender Marker Change Clinic to date. This specialty legal clinic facilitated connections between trans-affirming attorneys and transgender people looking for assistance in handling legal matters such as name and/or gender marker changes.

April 22, 2021

Year: 4th Year

Major: Political Philosophy, Policy & Law

1.    What brought you to the Women's Center?
I knew some students in years above me who loved their time interning with the Women's Center! I was eager to have the same enriching and impactful experience that they did.

November 12, 2020

Name: Alyssa Candelmo
Major: Foreign Affairs, Minor in Psychology
Year: Fourth

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

I joined the Women’s Center to not only make a positive impact on the lives of my fellow students, but also to serve the Charlottesville community as a whole.

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

October 01, 2020

Name: Sydney Pulliam
Major: Double Major in Batten's BA for Public Policy and Leadership & Art History with a Minor in Psychology
Year: Third

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

July 21, 2020

Caitlin Kwalwasser, Politics honors student and Legal Clinic intern, was among the graduating students who presented their theses to members of the Women's Center staff this spring.  

May 27, 2020

As the coronavirus crisis continues, the legal needs and resources of our community are evolving in response to the ongoing effects of the crisis.

February 13, 2020

Alumna Hannah Lyons

While it warms our hearts to hear that alumna Hannah Lyons (CLAS 2018) misses the Women's Center as much as it misses her, it's rewarding to see her thriving at the Law School as she steps into her new role as Lead Executive Editor of the Virginia Law Review this year. We recently had the pleasure of receiving this update from Hannah:

February 06, 2020

Year: 4th
Major: Foreign Affairs and Spanish 
Hometown: Richmond, VA 

1.    What brought you to the Women's Center?
I heard about the legal clinic internship and knew that it was something I wanted to be involved with. It has been a great opportunity to support both the UVA and Charlottesville communities while also engaging with other student interns and leaders at the Women's Center. 

2.    What other organizations are you involved with at UVA?
Alternative Spring Break and Tri Sigma sorority