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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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Encouraging autonomy – YWLP alumnae apply past experiences to present jobs

May 6, 2014 Alumnae

Photo to the left shows Hannah Lambert (first row bottom left) along with the Jefferson Public Citizens team from U.Va. (first row) on their trip to inspire the youth at a YWLP Sister Site in Panama. For some U.Va. students and alumnae, the Young Women Leaders Program (YWLP) has become more than a volunteer opportunity. […]

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Creating connections – YWLP alumnae apply past experiences to present jobs

May 5, 2014 Alumnae

Photo to the left shows Alexandria Johnston holding a sign reading “… I am invested in my students’ SUCCESS!” 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 […]

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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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Berinyuy’s Work in Cameroon Featured on UVaToday!

May 17, 2012 Global Connections

Caroline Berinyuy’s work for YWLP in Cameroon was featured in UVaToday on May 16. Berinyuy, a JPC Coordinator for YWLP, will receive her Ph.D. from the Curry School of Education this Sunday.  Click here for the full article.

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YWLP Hosts First Fundraising Luncheon

May 14, 2012 Events

On Tuesday, May 8, the women of YWLP hosted the first ever fundraising lunch to raise funds and community awareness about YWLP.  The event featured retired NASA astronaut and Dean of Graduate Programs at the University of Virginia’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Kathy Thornton as the keynote speaker.  Guests enjoyed a delicious lunch […]

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YWLP on NPR!

May 7, 2012 Press

YWLP Founder and Director Winx Lawrence was featured on NPR’s With Good Reason on April 28, 2012.  Click here to listen to the full interview and feature on YWLP!  

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Auburn University Visits

May 7, 2011 Press

Interested in expanding their own YWLP program based out of Auburn Universitys Womens Resource Center, Dr. Donna Sollie and Dr. Carol Roberson visited UVa on April 11th and 12th. They attended research, program, and administrative meetings, as well as attending the group Facilitator and Big Sister classes. Speaking with undergraduate Facilitators helped inform Auburn’s future […]

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