Projects

Annual YWLP Luncheon, 5/7

April 7, 2014 Announcements

3rd Annual YWLP Luncheon! Wednesday, May 7 YWLP will be hosting its 3rd Annual YWLP Luncheon Wednesday, 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 […]

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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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2013 Food Drive Results

November 5, 2013 Community Service

Through YWLP, Big Sisters and Little Sisters are empowered to feel competent and able to create positive change in their schools and in society. Each year, the Young Women Leaders Program organizes a community wide food drive to give the participants a hands-on opportunity to impact their community. This year’s food drive took place on […]

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YWLP Annual Food Drive: Sunday, October 20

October 12, 2013 Announcements

Little Sisters and Big Sisters will come together this fall to participate in a leadership project addressing the issue of hunger in the Charlottesville Albemarle Area. According to a hunger study conducted by the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank, there has been a 152% increase in people needing emergency food assistance within the last decade […]

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2nd Annual YWLP Luncheon!

February 15, 2013 Events

YWLP will be hosting its 2nd Annual YWLP Luncheon Wednesday, February 27! 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 Erika H. James – Senior Associate Dean of […]

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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 Celebrates UVa Day 2012

April 23, 2012 Events

On Saturday, March 24, the Little Sisters, Big Sisters, facilitators, and administrators gathered for YWLP’s annual UVa Day.  Armed with raincoats and smiles, the women were able to enjoy a day of bonding and learning about UVa’s campus community despite the rain. The afternoon began with delicious pizza on the Rotunda, followed by a fun […]

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