YWLP Tech Lab Opening This Fall!

July 1, 2015 Announcements

Through the generous support of The Alcoa Foundation, we are excited to announce the opening of the YWLP Tech Lab this September 2015 at U.Va.’s Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center.  This lab will be a great meeting place for Big Sisters and Little Sisters to gather and create a variety of new and innovative products […]

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Big Sister Application for 2015-2016 Now Available!

February 12, 2015 Announcements

Join a supportive community of college women and staff, meet dynamic middle schools girls, and embark upon one of your most meaningful learning experiences at UVa! Apply to be a Big Sister today! YWLP-Big-Sister-Application-2015-16 Regular Deadline: March 27, 2015.  We will be reviewing new applications through August 2015.  Apply today! For more information, please contact Julie […]

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YWLP hosts annual Leadership Food Drive this Sunday, 10/19

October 15, 2014 Announcements

Big Sisters and Little Sisters of the Young Women Leaders Program are gearing up for their annual food drive on Oct. 19 from noon to 4 p.m. at Kroger locations in Charlottesville – on 1159 Emmett Street, in the Barracks Road Shopping Center, and on 1904 Emmett Street. YWLP will be collecting non-perishable food items […]

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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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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 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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