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The following article from UVA Today has been re-printed with permission from the author.

In her 14 years at UVA, Kimberley Bassett has touched the lives of so many students, helping them to claim their place at the University of Virginia and welcoming them into the UVA community,” wrote Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center Director Abby Palko in an email.

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Student Spotlight: Sadia Ahmadi

Each day I work with the brilliant women around me, I feel more secure in defining my womanhood and navigating the spaces that I am in.

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Sep
22

Free Legal Clinic

September 22, 2021

The Women's Center Free Legal Clinic is staffed by local attorneys who offer pro bono legal counseling to Charlottesville community members and University employees. The Clinic is designed to provide general legal counseling and information about legal options. 

An appointment is required. You can schedule an appointment one of three ways:

Sep
24

Poe's Office Hours

September 24, 2021

Take a break from studying and stop by the Women’s Center to spend some time with our therapy dog, Poe! Poe is a Goldendoodle, certified as a Canine Good Citizen and trained as a Psychiatric Service dog. 

Things to know: Our front desk staff can help you find Poe when you arrive at the Women's Center. His Office Hours are usually in the Quiet Study Lounge on the center's lower level lounge. Please be mindful to keep your voices low as you pass by our counseling offices on your way to meet Poe. Thank you!

Oct
1

Poe's Office Hours

October 01, 2021

Take a break from studying and stop by the Women’s Center to spend some time with our therapy dog, Poe! Poe is a Goldendoodle, certified as a Canine Good Citizen and trained as a Psychiatric Service dog. 

Things to know: Our front desk staff can help you find Poe when you arrive at the Women's Center. His Office Hours are usually in the Quiet Study Lounge on the center's lower level lounge. Please be mindful to keep your voices low as you pass by our counseling offices on your way to meet Poe. Thank you!