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Speaking in Hues

September 15, 2021

Class Year: 2023

Major: WGS and Cognitive Science (linguistics concentration)

Hometown: Oakton, VA

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

I was embraced by the welcoming female-led community at the WC and felt as though the WC served as the strongest support system available for students at UVA.

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

Halloween Drag Race at the Art park!

3.    Who is a woman that inspires you?

October 29, 2020

Name: Rachel Dadoo
Major: Economics- Pre Comm track
Year: Second

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

My first-year RA inspired me to apply to the Women's Center because she would always tell me about the amazing opportunities she had while being an intern. The women's Center is more than just a program, it's a family of incredible women who motivate and inspire each other to be the best versions of ourselves.

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

October 15, 2020

Name: Abeba Amenshowa
Major: Global Development Studies and Foreign Affairs
Year: Third

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

I was attracted to the welcoming environment full of diverse women who I knew I'd be able to depend on and learn from.

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

My favorite memories at UVA have all been nights I've spent kicking it at my crib with my friends and us just enjoying each other's company.

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?