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Counseling services at the Women's Center will resume with normal business hours on Thursday, January 3, 2019. If you are need of support during the Winter Break, please see below for a list of resources:

If you are a UVA student and you are experiencing a mental health emergency, please call CAPS on-call line at 434-243-5150.

| December 21, 2018 | counseling

Name: Maddie Fleischmann

Year: Third

Major: Psychology and Sociology

Hometown: Atlanta, GA


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

| December 21, 2018 | women-girls-and-global-justice, interns

Alumna Sara Duke Grey Continues to Care & Advocate for Survivors

Name: Jasmin Li

Year: Second

Major: CS and ECON

Hometown: Fairfax, VA


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

| November 28, 2018 | Body Positive, interns

Name: Tomoya Nishira

Year: Exchange Student (BA of 20')

Major: Sociology (gender/ sexuality and global studies)

Hometown: Himeji City, Hyogo, Japan


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

| November 14, 2018 | mens-leadership-project

Name: Karishma Srikanth

Year: 2nd

Major: Prospective Global Public Health and Economics, with a minor in Social Entrepreneurship

Hometown: Clifton, VA


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

| November 06, 2018 | women-girls-and-global-justice, interns

Name: Ariel Harris
Year: Third Year
Major: Double in WGS & political theory

1. What brought you to the Women's Center?
Outside of my major, their resources and safe space helped me a lot with the experiences I've had my first two years of college. It's a wonderful place!

2. If you could describe YWLP or MLP in 3 words, how would you describe it?
Rewarding, humbling, and fun

| November 01, 2018 | young-women-leaders-program

This article has been reprinted from UVA Today. 

Christopher Sausa remembers how awkward it felt being a seventh-grader. He recalls feeling “stuck in the middle – not a kid, but not a grown-up yet,” and he wished he had someone to talk to. But at the time, his father felt too far removed and his younger brother wouldn’t be any help.

Words matter.

Names matter.

By: Abby Palko | October 31, 2018 | Palko POV

In the wake of the shooting at Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, remember that the Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center is here year-round for members of the University community who are grieving or need support in coping with news of violence aimed at members of their faith or any other community that is important to their identity. We stand, as always, with all of our students, alums and colleagues working to create a respectful culture on Grounds and across the world.

By: Women's Center | October 30, 2018 | counseling