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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Get to know Facilitator Ramot-Abiola Adeboyejo!!

April 19, 2016 Uncategorized

  http://womenscenter.virginia.edu/2016/03/student-spotlight-ramot-abiola-adeboyejo/

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Get to know Facilitator Christina Bolil!!

April 12, 2016 Uncategorized

http://womenscenter.virginia.edu/2016/03/student-spotlight-christina-bolil/

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Group Spotlight: Sutherland 8, “Build A Bridge”

March 14, 2016 Uncategorized

“Living in a rural, farming region of Nicaragua, Veronica and her classmates have a long walk to get to school over many dirt roads. Veronica’s commute is also dangerous because in between her home and school runs a wide river, and she can only walk across it using an old, wooden bridge that is in […]

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Apply to be a Big Sister or Facilitator!

March 14, 2016 Uncategorized

Apply to be a Big Sister or Facilitator! Interested in helping a local middle school girl discover her leadership potential? Join our team! Be a Big Sister Applications due by the end of the Spring 2016 semester. As a Big, you will be matched with a local 7th or 8th grade middle school girl for […]

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#whYWLP: Jenna Pierce, returning Big Sister

March 2, 2016 Uncategorized

“I decided to return to YWLP as a Big Sister because it’s such a rewarding and fulfilling experience. Every week I feel that I’m able to make an impact on my Little Sister’s life and strengthen my relationship with her. I love learning new things about her and being that person she can trust and talk to as a mentor or just […]

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