AAC&U talking about YWLP

October 25, 2013 Uncategorized

The Association of American Colleges and Universities posted a fantatsic article about YWLP in August! It does a great job describing how YWLP was started and what it has become, as well as talking about some of the future goals for the program. Check it out here.

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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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YWLP in Social Media

October 12, 2013 Announcements

Check out our new facebook and twitter pages to keep up to date with what we’re doing! Like us on Facebook: click here Follow us on Twitter: click here 

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Apply to be a Big Sister! (Deadline: March 19)

March 4, 2013 Announcements

Apply to be a Big Sister to a middle school girl for the 2013-2014 school year! “Of my entire college experience, YWLP has honestly been the highlight of my undergraduate career. Becoming a Big Sister was one of the best decisions I made here at the University.” – Big Sister (2010-2012) See what it’s all […]

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Apply to be a Facilitator! (Deadline: March 19)

March 3, 2013 Announcements

Are you currently or have you been a YWLP Big Sister? Do you have an interest in facilitating a YWLP group? Or, are you a graduate student with group facilitation experience? Click here for the 2013-2014 downloadable application! Deadline: March 19, 2013.

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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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