Apply for 2017-18!

January 27, 2017 Announcements

Interested in being part of the Young Women Leaders Program? Grab the applications below!    

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YWLP Cameroon Global Internship Opportunity – New Application Deadline

October 11, 2016 Uncategorized

Past YWLP Bigs/Facilitators/JPC Teams are encouraged to apply! NEW APPLICATION DEADLINE: Monday, October 17, 2016 The Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center is excited to announce the 3rd year of the Young Women Leadership Program’s (YWLP) Global Internship! The YWLP Global Internship is an approximately two-week non-paid internship to our YWLP Global Sister Site Cameroon! During January […]

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Intern Spotlight: Catherine Toro

September 9, 2016 Uncategorized

My name is Catherine Toro and I am a third year, from Baltimore, Maryland, studying Psychology and African American Studies. On grounds, I am involved in the Latino Student Alliance, DREAMers on Grounds, and the Hispanic/Latino Peer Mentoring Program. Unlike my fellow interns, this is my first year of involvement with the Young women’s Leadership […]

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Intern Spotlight: Paola Sanchez Valdez

September 5, 2016 Uncategorized

  Hello, everyone! My name is Paola Sanchez Valdez and I am a third year from Lynchburg, Virginia. I am Youth and Social Innovation major at UVa’s Curry School of Education. When I am not working on homework or research, I like to spend my time volunteering and engaging with the Latino Charlottesville community through […]

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Intern Spotlight: Christina Bolil

September 1, 2016 Uncategorized

  Hi! My name is Christina Bolil. I am a fourth year, majoring in Speech Pathology and Audiology. I am planning on going to Speech Pathology graduate school next year, and in the future working with children with special needs. I enjoy baking, being outdoors, and working out. This is my third year with YWLP—the […]

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Intern Spotlight: Audrey Ogendi

August 29, 2016 Uncategorized

Hello, or jumbo as they would say in Kenya! My name is Audrey Ogendi, and I am a double Hoo.  I am currently a second year graduate student in the Masters in Public Health program. I was first involved with the women’s center through the Young Women Leaders Program. During my third year as an […]

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Intern Spotlight: Mary Hemenway

August 25, 2016 Uncategorized

  My name is Mary Hemenway and I am a fourth year from Charlottesville, Virginia. I am a double major in Youth and Social Innovation and Government.  I like to play soccer, go swimming, and read.  I have been involved with the Young W omen Leaders Program for three years, both as a Big sister […]

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YWLP UVA Day 2016

April 19, 2016 Uncategorized

U.Va. Day 2016 went off without a hitch! The girls were able to start the day off right with a fun self-defense class, or a high-energy Zumba workout! Next, there was an array of different workshops for the girls to participate in, including salsa dancing, nutrition, photography, and education! It was great to see the […]

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