What is YWLP?

The Young Women Leaders Program is an after-school, curriculum-based mentoring program that assigns one 7th-grade girl to one UCF woman student. UCF mentors meet with their mentees ten times per academic year, using group discussion, group activity, pair discussion and pair activity. Learn More

Alumni Spotlight

Camille Robinson

Former YWLP Facilitator and Big Sister, Camille Robinson, will begin her graduate studies at King College in London, England in Fall 2017! Camille is working on a Master's Degree in International Conflict, Security and Development focusing on women's and girls' rights. Camille graduated from UCF in 2017 with an bachelor's degree in Interdisciplinary Studies with a focus on Health and Biomedical Science and a minor in Women's Studies.  During her senior year at UCF, she received the Dorothy Height Award from Women's and Gender Studies, a scholarship from the American Association of University Women to attend the National Conference for College Student Women Leaders in May 2017, and she was... Read More



“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... Read More

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