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Class Year: 2022

Major: Global Security & Justice and Women, Gender & Sexuality

Hometown: Born in Maoming, China. Grew up in Memphis, TN. Live in Camden, ME.

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

| November 12, 2021 | young-women-leaders-program, interns

Expectations and Relationships

By: Counseling Staff | November 09, 2021 | Tips

Class Year: 2023

Major: History and Foreign Affairs

Hometown: Newport News, VA

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

Class Year: 2022

Major: Government and English

Hometown: Goochland, VA

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

I have always loved the Women's Center's support of all students, and I wanted to be a part of that support system in a more involved way.

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

I loved rushing The Corner after we won the Men's Basketball National Championship in 2019. The energy and excitement was amazing.

| October 29, 2021 | iris, interns

Join us as we celebrate women’s history and (borrowing from the 2021 Presidential Proclamation), “pay tribute to the trailblazers from the recent and distant past for daring to envision a future for which no past precedent existed, and for building a [world] of endless possibilities for all of its women and girls.” Building on our work last year to commemorate milestone anniversaries of UVA’s journey to full

By: Abby Palko | October 21, 2021 | DEI

Class Year: 2022

Major: Biology and English

Hometown: Richmond, VA

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

I started my journey with the Women's Center as a Big Sister for YWLP. Once I started with the program, I absolutely fell in love with its goals and the relationships I facilitated, so I became a Facilitator the next year, and am now an Intern for YWLP!

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

| October 21, 2021 | young-women-leaders-program, interns

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.

| October 15, 2021 | legal-clinic, interns

Just a few weeks into the academic year, you start to hear it everywhere: "you need to start signing leases for the next year, or you will be left out." In the rush to find that perfect spot, or perhaps out of fear of being left without choices, many students –especially first and second years—sign leases with people they do not know well, for apartments that may not be nearly as great as they sounded when their friends first told them about them.

Class Year: Third

Major: Economics

Hometown: Vienna, VA

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

My friend recommended that I join YWLP!

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

| October 08, 2021 | young-women-leaders-program, interns

October 19, 5:30 - 7:00pm
Attend online or come to the Multicultural Student Center for a live screening. 

Representation of eating disorders as a white, middle-class phenomenon exacerbates the suffering of people of color and indigenous populations with troubled eating who often go undiagnosed, find treatment inaccessible, or experience culturally insensitive practices.

By: Aisha Saeed | October 07, 2021 | Body Positive, interns

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