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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Bake Sale Sunday February 28th from 3-5

February 26, 2016 Uncategorized

Come out to Sutherland 7’s Bake Sale on the Corner in front of Bank of America this Sunday from 3-5. All proceeds will go to St. Jude’s. Hope to see you there!

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YWLP Local Research: Tech Curriculum

February 26, 2016 Uncategorized

Leaders Think Like Engineers! This year our 8th grade groups are learning to think like engineers through fun interactive activities that allow them to use their creative problem-solving skills in both academic and social environments. During group meetings, the girls talk about a variety of problems engineers might solve like how to build a strong […]

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