UVA Chapter of the Virginia Network

The UVA Chapter of the Virginia Network of Women in Higher Education is a University-wide program that promotes leadership for women in Higher Education.


Committee Reporting Relationship

Coordinating Committee of the Women's Leadership Council.



This group supports the professional development of all women faculty, staff, and graduate students, from both the academic and Health System, with opportunities to network, learn from one another, and share common interests.



The UVA Chapter of the Virginia Network is open to everyone in the University community.

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Coordinating Committee Structure

  • Abby Palko - Director of the Maxine Platzer Lynn Women's Center, Committee Chair

The two Institutional Representatives to Virginia Network:

The two statewide VA Network board members:


Upcoming Events

UVA Chapter Events

Rethinking the Early Academical Village: Slavery at the University of Virginia

Speaker: Kirt von Daacke, Ph.D., Assistant Dean & Professor, College of Arts & Sciences, and co-chair of both the President's Commission on Slavery and the University and the President's Commission on the University in the Age of Segregation.

Thursday, November 1 from 3:00-4:30 p.m.

Zehmer Hall Auditorium (event open to ALL)

Questions: Contact Carolyn Cullen at

VA Network Events

Nominations for the Senior Leadership Seminar - Due April 15, 2019

Virginia Network Statewide Conference at JMU - May 2019