A Lasting Commitment

September 3, 2014 Global Connections

Student reflects on experience with YWLP in Nicaragua Before leaving for Managua, Nicaragua, my Jefferson Public Citizens (JPC) Team and I spent an entire semester and summer preparing for the two-week long trip. Since its founding a year ago, the mission of Hermanas Unidas Rompiendo Fronteras has been to adapt U.Va.’s Young Women Leaders Program […]

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YWLP’s Third Annual Fundraising Luncheon celebrates accomplishments of program

May 13, 2014 Announcements

The following has been re-posted from the Women’s Center website. Supporters of the Young Women Leaders Program enjoyed the Third Annual Fundraising Luncheon in recognition of the program’s successes at Alumni Hall last week. Rotating photos of YWLP group meetings and events from this year projected on to a large screen in the ballroom to set a […]

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Annual YWLP Luncheon, 5/7

May 6, 2014 Announcements

YWLP will be hosting its Third Annual Luncheon on Wed., May 7! This luncheon is intended to raise awareness and money for YWLP’s local and global initiatives. Guests will enjoy a delicious meal at Alumni Hall at the University of Virginia while hearing from keynote speaker Joanne Boyle, head coach of the U.Va. women’s basketball team. Women’s […]

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Encouraging autonomy – YWLP alumnae apply past experiences to present jobs

May 6, 2014 Alumnae

Photo to the left shows Hannah Lambert (first row bottom left) along with the Jefferson Public Citizens team from U.Va. (first row) on their trip to inspire the youth at a YWLP Sister Site in Panama. For some U.Va. students and alumnae, the Young Women Leaders Program (YWLP) has become more than a volunteer opportunity. […]

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Creating connections – YWLP alumnae apply past experiences to present jobs

May 5, 2014 Alumnae

Photo to the left shows Alexandria Johnston holding a sign reading “… I am invested in my students’ SUCCESS!” For some U.Va. students and alumnae, the Young Women Leaders Program (YWLP) has become more than a volunteer opportunity. Participating in the program has helped solidify career paths in the field of education, as well as […]

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Building competence – YWLP alumnae apply past experiences to present jobs

May 2, 2014 Alumnae

For some U.Va. students and alumnae, the Young Women Leaders Program (YWLP) has become more than a volunteer opportunity. Participating in the program has helped solidify career paths in the field of education, as well as created another sort of sorority with bonds made for life. Ultimately, the program is “fostering competence, connections and autonomy” […]

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YWLP Tech Rocks at the Auburn University Sister Site!

April 7, 2014 Announcements

This week the Tech group at our Auburn University Sister Site had 8th graders working with the Silhouette Cameo Die-Cutters.  This exciting hands-on learning opportunity had students working with computer design software to produce 3D objects.  The students are thrilled with their designs! Great job, Auburn!

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YWLP successfully celebrates U.Va. Day 2014!

March 28, 2014 Uncategorized

  With a few new twists to U.Va. Day, Little Sisters and Big Sisters of the local Young Women Leaders Program  in Buford, Burley, Jouett and Sutherland Middle Schools enjoyed the revamped annual event. The overall format changed by starting with an active whole-group session and shortened small group, breakout sessions. New topics and speakers contributed to the schedule, such as Technology […]

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