Immigration in Charlottesville

Thanks to everyone who came out on May 3rd for our Immigration in Charlottesville event. It was a lively panel discussion, and just one example of the kind of community programming Women United hopes to continue. A very special thanks to our panelists for making it so...

2017 Open House

On January 18, 2017, more than 80 women gathered in Downtown Charlottesville to learn more about Women United and the non-profits we support. Our 2015 grant recipients were there and told us more about the impact a Women United grant has made. Those non-profits...

Hit the Pause Button: Why Mindfulness?

Dorrie Fontaine, Dean, UVA School of Nursing On Tuesday, March 29, 2016, over 100 Women United members and guests gathered at the Omni hotel for Dorrie Fontaine’s exceptional presentation on mindfulness.  Dorrie Fontaine, RN, PhD, FAAN, is the dean and Sadie...

2015 Grant Finalists Presentation

Tuesday, September 22nd, 5:00-7:00pm Omni Hotel Charlottesville, Salon C This year on our 10th Anniversary, we are thrilled to be awarding $60,000 in grants to local human service organizations!  Our Grant Committee received 12 excellent proposals, and has carefully...

Closing the STEM Gender Gap

Closing The STEM Gender Gap On February 24, 2015 Women United brought together a panel of community members to discuss their perspectives on how we, as a community, can help expose girls to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields and encourage...

2014 Grant Award luncheon with Anne-Marie Slaughter

At our 2014 Human Services Grant Award Luncheon on November 21, 2014 at Farmington Country Club, Women United awarded two $22,500 grants – a total of $45,000 – to Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Central Blue Ridge and Ready Kids Cville (formerly CYFS)....