March 2014

YWLP successfully celebrates U.Va. Day 2014!

March 28, 2014 Announcements

  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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Deadline is approaching for YWLP Big Sister and facilitator applications

March 19, 2014 Uncategorized

Join the Young Women Leaders Program, a supportive community of college women and staff, meet dynamic middle schools girls and embark upon one of your most meaningful learning experiences at U.Va.! “There’s really nothing to lose from participating,” said Reiko Simmons, who is in her third year as a Big Sister for the YWLP. “If […]

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Big Sisters and Little Sisters both benefit from Young Women Leaders Program

March 19, 2014 Uncategorized

In the same week of her 22nd birthday and the passing of her grandmother, along with mid-terms and Spring Break fast approaching, fourth-year student Reiko Simmons still found time to attend the weekly YWLP group meeting at Jack Jouett Middle School. As per tradition, the group, consisting of YWLP Big Sisters, Little Sisters and facilitators at this school, […]

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