To Our Volunteers: We Couldn't Do It Without You!
Every member of our community is a volunteer on some level. Whether you have shared a resource or journal entry in our online community, made connections with global change leaders, or relayed a World Pulse story over the dinner table with your family, we thank you for devoting your valuable time and energy to becoming a voice for change in the world.
Today we would like to give special thanks to a few categories of volunteers who have taken on especially crucial roles in this growing movement. We rely on an extensive network of volunteers from every corner of the globe to fulfill our mission to lift and unite women’s voices to accelerate their impact for the world. Our volunteers bring joy and energy to our office and our global online community. Thank you for all you make possible.
Community Listeners and Welcome Committee
At World Pulse, we believe that when women are heard, they will change the world. Our community Listeners are doing their part by making hundreds upon hundreds of supportive comments on community journal posts. Our volunteer Welcomers greet each new member, reinforcing her important role in this global movement. Thank you Listeners and Welcomers for creating a radically positive and nurturing online environment where a woman can speak up and feel safe, supported, empowered, and heard.
Event and Office Volunteers
You show up at our office, you show up at our events, and you show up big time for women around the world. A huge thank you to our office and event volunteers who made invaluable contributions to the successful World Pulse LIVE tour this fall, the Voices of Our Future program, data management, development support, and the monitoring and evaluation of our programs.
Have you noticed content in French on our site? With a program focus on the Democratic Republic of Congo this year, we rolled out a new community translator role and took a major stride toward our ultimate goal of a multilingual platform. Our French-to-English translators welcomed over 100 new members from the Congo, and they translated over 300 journal entries and 1,000 responses to our mobile survey into English for greater access by our wider community. Thank you to all the French-English translators for applying your expertise to bridge the divide between women leaders across languages and continents!
Online Community Management Volunteers
World Pulse has only one staff Online Community Manager for a community of thousands! We are indebted to our Online Community Management Volunteers who find opportunities and resources to share on our Resource Exchange, actively engage members, and uphold the quality and culture of this special community. Thank you!
We have had an incredible collaboration with Intel this year. Intel staff members helped us improve the mobile accessibility of our website and created maps and data visualizations for our digital action campaigns and mobile survey in the Congo. Thank you for wholeheartedly embracing our mission and generously donating your time and tech savvy!
Voices of Our Future Vision Mentors and Editorial Midwives
The Voices of Our Future Program is a unique and effective training program in large part because of dedicated one-on-one relationships to support the rising voices of grassroots women change leaders. These skilled professionals generously share their time and talents to ensure correspondents have a successful program experience. Thank you Mentors and Editorial Midwives for supporting emerging women leaders to create impact in the world!
It's a testament to our incredibly awesome and robust volunteer community that we don't have room to list every volunteer here. We don't take your contributions for granted! We are inspired by every one of you, who generously give your passion, time, and talents to drive this movement forward.
The World Pulse Team