Events

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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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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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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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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