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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  

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

February 28, 2019

Nadia Camperlengo

Name: Nadia Camperlengo

Year: Fourth Year

Major: American Studies (concentration in Popular & Visual Culture)

Hometown: Charlottesville, VA


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

May 17, 2018

Legal Clinic team, Victoria Farris, Hannah Lyons, and Sarah Steele

From left to right: Victoria Farris (intern), Hannah Lyons (intern), Sarah Steele (supervisor)

The Legal Clinic is one of the programs at the Women's Center through which interns are mentored by members of our staff in social justice advocacy work on one of several themes. Several of our staff-intern teams have developed traditions for interns to take on a additional leadership within their teams over time and we love seeing how the investment they make in doing so pays off for them and for their teams.

November 15, 2017

Student Spotlight: Victoria Farris
Get to know Legal Clinic intern, Victoria Farris!

Year: Class of 2018
Major: Political Philosophy, Policy and Law and Philosophy Double Major
Hometown: Sarasota, Florida
Why are you passionate about your program at the Women's Center?