YWLP Behind the Scenes: Supriya Williamson

November 23, 2015 Uncategorized

My name is Supriya Williamson and I’m from Holland, Pennsylvania. I have my BA in International Affairs from The George Washington University, and have recently returned from Botswana where I spent three years as a Peace Corps Volunteer. During my first two years I worked in a rural primary school teaching Life Skills and working […]

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Group Spotlight: Up, Up, and Away! Burley 8

November 16, 2015 Uncategorized

“Thinking Like an Engineer,” has been taken to the next level this year compared to years past.  Wednesday for group we met in our normal location—but instead of a normal circle-up, warm-up, hot-topic/ high-low we brought a huge bin of materials and told the girls we would be constructing and launching rockets. In the bin […]

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Intern Spotlight: Jenna Dickerson

November 2, 2015 YWLP Behind the Scenes

Hi! My name is Jenna Dickerson and I am a third-year Psychology and Women and Gender Studies double-major. I was involved in the YWLP program last year as a Big Sister and then again this year as a Facilitator. Last year, I fell in love with the program and its mission of instilling confidence in […]

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Intern Spotlight: Camara Glover

October 28, 2015 Uncategorized

Hello! I was born and raised in Richmond, Virginia but havefallen in love with Charlottesville and it has become the place Icall home. As a fourth year student in the College of Arts andSciences, I’m majoring in History and minoring in Dance.Additionally, I’m enrolled in the Curry School of Education’sB/MT program majoring in Elementary Education […]

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Intern Spotlight: Briana Barrett

October 26, 2015 Uncategorized

Briana is a second year student from Chesapeake, Virginia, and she plans on declaring a major in both English and Psychology by the end of this school year. In addition to being an intern for the Young Women Leaders Program, Briana is an active member of Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Inc., and a Peer […]

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Group Spotlight: Exploring Trust, Buford 7

October 23, 2015 Uncategorized

“Oh no, that sounds dangerous!” exclaimed a Buford 7 Little Sister when she first learned our Buford 7 group was going to be doing a blindfold activity about support.  During group, we recently talked about how women as leaders can support one another.  The game we were to play to introduce this idea of support […]

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Intern Spotlight: Nicole Calandra

October 21, 2015 Uncategorized

I’m a fourth year student in the McIntire School of Commerce concentrating in Information Technology and Management while following the Business Analytics and Global Commerce Tracks. During my last year at UVa, I knew I wanted to focus my attention on organizations and activities related to women’s issues and empowerment. An internship at the Women’s Center […]

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Intern Spotlight: Sunjoo Lee

October 19, 2015 Announcements

Hello! My name is Sunjoo Lee and I am a 3rd year student double majoring in Politics, with a concentration in Government, and Psychology. I was a Big Sister/Mentor for the Young Women Leaders Program (YWLP) during my 2nd year through the Women’s Center and the Curry School of Education and instantly fell in love with the […]

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