October 15, 2014
Big Sisters and Little Sisters of the Young Women Leaders Program are gearing up for their annual food drive on Oct. 19 from noon to 4 p.m. at Kroger locations in Charlottesville - on 1159 Emmett Street, in the Barracks Road Shopping Center, and on 1904 Emmett Street.
YWLP will be collecting non-perishable food items that supporters may conveniently purchase that day or that they bring from home.
September 10, 2014
August 26, 2014
Since graduating from UVA in 2014, Emily Lloyd has built a rewarding and impactful career in violence prevention and survivor advocacy. In her current role with the One Love Foundation, Emily uses her experience as a former captain of the women's swim team at UVA to manage the foundation's national sports partnerships as well as their school an community groups in the midwest.
Originally published on Iris in 2014.
August 19, 2014
August 18, 2014
When U.Va. students return to the University in the fall, they will discover new initiatives as part of the exciting Women, Girls and Global Justice program at the Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center.
August 12, 2014
The following has been re-printed with permission from the author of the report.
For the past two school years, (2012-2013; 2013-2014) with support from the Jefferson Trust and the Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center at U.Va., we set out to restructure and strengthen the Young Women Leaders Program (YWLP) in Cameroon.
May 12, 2014
Supporters of the Young Women Leaders Program enjoyed the Third Annual Fundraising Luncheon in recognition of the program’s successes at Alumni Hall last week.
May 05, 2014
The following has been re-posted from the Young Women Leaders Program website.
YWLP will be hosting its Third Annual Luncheon on Wed., May 7!
May 05, 2014
For some U.Va. students and alumnae, the Young Women Leaders Program (YWLP) has become more than a volunteer opportunity. Participating in the program has helped solidify career paths in the field of education, as well as created another sort of sorority with bonds made for life.
Ultimately, the program is “fostering competence, connections and autonomy” among everyone involved. The foundation of the program’s curriculum is in this motto.