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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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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Deadline is approaching for YWLP Big Sister and facilitator applications

March 19, 2014 Uncategorized

Join the Young Women Leaders Program, a supportive community of college women and staff, meet dynamic middle schools girls and embark upon one of your most meaningful learning experiences at U.Va.! “There’s really nothing to lose from participating,” said Reiko Simmons, who is in her third year as a Big Sister for the YWLP. “If […]

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Big Sisters and Little Sisters both benefit from Young Women Leaders Program

March 19, 2014 Uncategorized

In the same week of her 22nd birthday and the passing of her grandmother, along with mid-terms and Spring Break fast approaching, fourth-year student Reiko Simmons still found time to attend the weekly YWLP group meeting at Jack Jouett Middle School. As per tradition, the group, consisting of YWLP Big Sisters, Little Sisters and facilitators at this school, […]

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Big Sister Application for 2014-2015!

January 21, 2014 Uncategorized

Apply to be a Big Sister today!   YWLP Big Sister Application 2014-2015 Early Bird Deadline: February 28th, 2014 Regular Deadline: March 28th, 2014   For more information, please contact Melissa Levy at mklevy@virginia.edu.  

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Apply to be a Facilitator!

January 16, 2014 Uncategorized

Current or past Big Sisters can apply now to be a facilitator for the 2014-2015 academic year! 2014-2015 Facilitator Application

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