World Pulse, WWW – Women Weave the Web

Earlier this month, World Pulse brought your voices from the WWW: Women Weave the Web Campaign to the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS +10 High Level Event) in Geneva, Switzerland — one of the highest policy making platforms working on information and communication technology (ICT) for development. At the forum, we shared your recommendations from the Campaign with government officials, technology companies, and key stakeholders to advocate for the digital inclusion of women around … [Read more...]

“I feel HEARD on World Pulse‏” Lydia of the Philippines

World Pulse exists because of the financial support of the women and men of our global network, including Lydia who gives $1 every month. Will you join with Lydia and begin your own monthly contributions right now? One click from a partner website introduced Lydia to World Pulse, and with many subsequent clicks she felt heard and encouraged by our online community. She even connected with US researchers who sought her expertise using the Internet for change: “I was able to contribute to … [Read more...]

World Pulse needs YOU to fill survey before March 27, 2014

You're Invited to share your ideas with World Pulse World Pulse is looking for your input on ways we can continue to improve the training opportunities we offer you and the 60,000 members of our global network to support your visions for change. World Pulse is founded on the belief that there is a world of untapped knowledge, innovation, and vision held by women. As you are a valued member of our global community, your input is vital. We will use your recommendations and suggestions … [Read more...]

Zambian AIDS Epidemic, World Pulse on Ground!

Dispatches from the Zambian AIDS Epidemic This July, World Pulse Managing Editor Corine Milano traveled to Zambia as an International Reporting Project Fellow to cover health issues from the epicenter of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. With one of the highest HIV infection rates in the world—14.3% of the adult population—the Zambian people face an uphill battle. This series of interviews and firsthand accounts from World Pulse community members in Zambia reveals the strength of the country’s … [Read more...]

Save the Date: World Pulse LIVE – October 9!‏

TEN YEARS OF CONNECTING FOR IMPACT JOIN US on October 9th in Portland and via our live stream to celebrate World Pulse's 10 years of connecting for impact! ATTEND IN PORTLAND: Wednesday, October 9th at 6:00PM, World Trade Center (registration opens September 5) WATCH LIVE: To reflect the global reach of our community, we will be live streaming our event. Stay tuned for details! Today, World Pulse, founded and based in Portland, Oregon, is the leading global media network powered by … [Read more...]

Girls Transform the World Digital Action Campaign

Your Voices Delivered to the G(irls)20 Summit!   Over the last four months, your stories on girls' access to education have flooded World Pulse in an uproar we never could have imagined! As the campaign comes to an end, we are excited to share the outcomes and to keep the momentum going. The submissions we have received are an excellent reminder that girls truly do transform the world! With your support, the Girls Transform the World Campaign has accomplished some amazing … [Read more...]

Celebrating World Pulse: Voices of the Future 2013 Finalist

I am so humbled to be counted among the 31 finalists   It means a lot to me. It also scares me a bit. Before this, I have been raising my voice through a filtered gap - behind the safety of an anonymous name on an anonymous space - my personal blog. Being selected here means I no longer can continue that journey - at least the path diverges somewhat. From my experience of the application process - through those 4 assignments, I broke so many of my self-built safety walls - it … [Read more...]

World Pulse: Wipe Out Breast Ironing with Women Like Leina‏

  What if this Mother’s Day you could change the future for millions of grandmothers, mothers, and daughters by giving them a chance to be heard? You can. Donate today and our board chair, Ellen Wingard, will match your gift dollar-for-dollar. Your donation to World Pulse will support the leadership of women like Leina. Chi Yvonne Leina gathered the courage to write an article about the devastating, little-known practice of breast ironing that affects 3-4 million girls in her … [Read more...]

Voices of the Future 2013 begins April 2 – Take Action (Join)

This program has confirmed what I already know. Women need to speak out—or shout out—because we do have so much to say. We just need to give ourselves a chance. Voices of Our Future has allowed me to give myself that chance.” — Noreens, 2012 Voices of Our Future Correspondent, Palestine Call for Applicants Apply before April 2nd for our online training program in citizen journalism and digital empowerment! You only have a few days left before the application begins! Women from all over the … [Read more...]

World Pulse celebrating 4th Annual ‘Voices of Our Future’

World Pulse is just weeks away from launching our fourth annual Voices of Our Future training program program. We are eager to hear everyone's voices! If you haven't already, I encourage you to sign up to participate either as an Applicant or as a Volunteer Listener. What is Voices of Our Future? Voices of Our Future is an online training program in citizen journalism, and digital empowerment for emerging grassroots women leaders. At the end of the application process, thirty applicants … [Read more...]

World Pulse, Launching Voices of Our Future 2013‏

Call for Applicants - Support Your Alumni's Work! Are you a grassroots Woman Leader with something to say? Do you want to bring your voice and solutions to a global audience?   Apply HERE before April 2nd for our online training program in new media, citizen journalism, and empowerment. Thirty women will be selected to receive the skills and knowledge they need to actualize and vocalize their visions for change.   Call for Volunteers Would you like to support the … [Read more...]

You Did It, Congo Peace is on the White House Agenda‏

The Maman Shujaa 'Hero Women' of Congo thank you and everyone who signed their petition calling for a special US presidential envoy to the Democratic Republic of Congo. Your voices have made a difference. As Neema Namadamu toured the US this past fall, heralding a women-led peace movement in the Democratic Republic of Congo, she had a goal in sight: for her message to reach the White House. Thanks to your signatures on her Change.org petition, Neema's dream has become a … [Read more...]

World Pulse Joins V-Day !!!

World Pulse Joins V-Day in calling for the world to rise against gender-based violence. V-Day's Campaign, One Billion Rising began as a call to action based on the staggering statistic that 1 in 3 women on the planet will be beaten or raped during her lifetime. With the world population at 7 billion, this adds up to more than one billion women and girls. On 14 February 2013, V-Day's 15th Anniversary, activists, writers, thinkers, celebrities and women and men across the world will … [Read more...]

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