Women’s Asian American Leadership Initiative (WAALI)

Fall 2013 Application 

The Office of the Dean of Students is pleased to announce the sixth year of our leadership development program for second and third-year Asian/Asian Pacific American women.

WAALI provides a small group of second and third-year APA women with the opportunity to learn and share strategies for personal and professional success at UVA and beyond.  If selected, students will participate in a series of sessions designed to facilitate dialogue on topics affecting APA women. Through structured weekly conversation over the course of the fall semester, WAALI provides a small group of women with the chance to share and learn strategies for personal and professional success as APA women at UVA and beyond.

Please complete this application as soon as possible and submit electronically, along with a picture of you, to the WAALI facilitators at waalifacs@virginia.edu.  

***Please note that sessions will occur each Monday from 7:00-8:30 PM for 7 weeks, starting September 30th and concluding on November 18th (excluding Fall Break). To participate, please ensure that you are available for the entirety of the sessions.

Name:          ______________________________          

Email:            ___                                                   Phone:                                 ______

Major:_______________________________   School and Year:_________________________

Ethnicity (e.g. Chinese, Japanese, etc.):_________________________

Hometown: _____________________________________________

How did you find out about WAALI? (Email, friend, etc.):__________________________________________

 Current and expected activities for this academic year:






Short answer questions (250 words or less): 

1.  Please describe your most meaningful involvement or experience at UVA.

2.  What is one issue that you would like to explore, regarding your identify as an Asian/Asian Pacific American woman? Please explain why.

For further questions or concerns, please email waalifacs@virginia.edu

Thank you for your interest!