Posts Tagged: YWLP

AAUW CAG


March 16, 2017

“WGST’s mentoring program for girls, Young Women Studies Program (YWLP) has been awarded a $7,000 Community Action Grant from the American Association of University Women (AAUW) to integrate a STEM sub-program titled SLAM (Science Leadership and Mentoring) for 2016-2017. SLAM focuses on STEM leadership, education, and careers. Big Sisters expose, encourage and excite their Little Sisters towards STEM education and careers through their mentoring, interactive activities, workshops, and... Read More

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Day Four–Anna Eskamani Week of Action: Miss Heard Magazine


May 19, 2016

Missheardmagazine.com In 2013, University of Central Florida graduate and Young Women Leaders Program alumnus Lindsey Turnbull created an online space for teenage girls to connect with each other. Miss Heard is designed specifically for girls ages 12-17 to interact, connect, empower, and foster a dynamic girl-positive community. Their “About” link states their mission best: “Formed in 2013, MissHeard Media is a space for teen girls to share their stories, make connections... Read More

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STEM grant for YWLP


May 12, 2016

WGST's mentoring program for girls, Young Women Studies Program (YWLP) has been awarded a $7,000 Community Action Grant from the American Association of University Women (AAUW) to integrate a STEM sub-program titled SLAM (Science Leadership and Mentoring). SLAM will focus on STEM leadership, education, and careers. Big Sisters will expose, encourage and excite their Little Sisters towards STEM education and careers through their mentoring, interactive activities, workshops, and weekend events... Read More

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Welcome Newest WGST Faculty Member: Anne Bubriski-McKenzie


December 1, 2015

The department of WGST welcomes Dr. Anne Bubriski-McKenzie to join us in Spring 2016 as a Lecturer in Women's and Gender Studies and Coordinator for the Young Women Leaders Program (YWLP). Anne Bubriski-McKenzie received her M.A. in Women’s Studies at Southern Connecticut State University and her Ph.D. in Sociology at the University of Central Florida. Her teachings and research focus on social inequalities, intersectional feminism, and family. She has published works on the scholarship of... Read More

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Heather Graves


October 14, 2015

Please give us a little background information about yourself (where you were born, what brought you to UCF, hobbies, what you studied at UCF, etc) I was born and raised in the Central Florida area and chose to go to UCF after completing my A.A. at community college. I came into UCF wanting to study Sociology but was led to focusing on Women’s Studies. I am appreciative of the learning experience the Interdisciplinary Studies – Women’s Studies Track provided me with, as I was able to... Read More

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