Intern Spotlight: Sunjoo Lee

October 19, 2015 Announcements

Hello! My name is Sunjoo Lee and I am a 3rd year student double majoring in Politics, with a concentration in Government, and Psychology. I was a Big Sister/Mentor for the Young Women Leaders Program (YWLP) during my 2nd year through the Women’s Center and the Curry School of Education and instantly fell in love with the […]

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Meet the YWLP Interns at the Women’s Center

October 14, 2015 Announcements

YWLP Team 2015-2016 (left to right): Jessica Hassanzadeh, Nicole Calandra, Briana Barrett, Julie Trevett-Smith, Jaronda Miller-Bryant, Sunjoo Lee, Camara Glover & Jenna Dickerson We are excited to welcome four amazing U.Va. women to our team this year!  They will be working to help support YWLP in a variety of ways including event planning, recruiting Big […]

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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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