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Nobel Laureates Sign On as World Pulse Contributors

World Pulse welcomes Nobel Laureates Jody Williams, Wangari Maathai, Mairead Maguire, and Shirin Ebadi as regular World Pulse contributors.

These women, all powerhouse activists and past recipients of the Nobel Peace Prize, join Zainab Salbi, co-founder and president of Women for Women International; Ritu Sharma, co-founder and president of Women Thrive Worldwide; Helene Gayle, CEO and President of CARE; and Geeta Rao Gupta, of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, as columnists for our Visionary Leaders department. Read More »

Help Launch the Next Generation of World Pulse Correspondents!

Have you ever wondered how World Pulse sources our stories? Increasingly we are relying on an incredibly talented pool of up-and-coming citizen journalists from around the world. Have you read Halima’s article on Female Genital Mutilation? How about Dando’s account of the water crisis in Zambia? Halima and Dando, along with 28 other women from 21 countries, took part in World Pulse’s inaugural Voices of Our Future (VOF) program, where they received training on web 2.0 and citizen journalism. These 30 amazing women are now sharing their stories and speaking up for their communities on a global platform. Read More »

What We’re Watching: A Brief History of the Women's Donor Activist Movement


Did you know that the first major gift by a woman to the women’s movement wasn’t made until 1882? Neither did we.

Check out this video by World Pulse partner, the Women’s Funding Network, for an entertaining and inspiring look at women donors throughout history. It’s been a long road to the recent breakthrough of women investing in women on a massive scale. Watch. Learn. And celebrate the women who put their money behind their movement. Read More »

What We’re Watching: The International Tribunal on Crimes Against Women of Burma Report

On March 2, 2010 a landmark event, the International Tribunal on Crimes Against Women of Burma, was held in New York—one step towards accounting for atrocities commited under Burma’s military regime. Read More »

Be Published in World Pulse Magazine!

World Pulse announces a call for “My Story” submissions for the fall edition of our magazine. Read More »

Kenyan AIDS Activist Speaks about World Pulse in BBC Interview

Leah Okeyo is a living testament to the power of the internet. In a recent BBC interview, Leah recounts how internet access, and specifically the connections she has made on PulseWire, have empowered her as a woman living with AIDS in a rural Kenyan village. Read More »

PulseWire Member Wins Grant for Community Health Project

More accolades for Sunita Basnet, Voices of Our Future correspondent and valued member of the World Pulse community! Read More »

PotoFanm+Fi: Rebuilding Haiti

World Pulse is excited to provide the platform for women leaders on the ground in Haiti, in grassroots communities, and within the international arena, to come together and organize the rebuilding of their nation. Read More »

Meet K-lee Starland

Meet International Human Rights Advisor and PulseWire member K-lee Starland, who draws from her education and personal liberating journey to empower women worldwide. Read More »

VIDEO: World Pulse Correspondents Speak About the Power of Media at One Young World Summit

Congratulations to Voices of Our Future correspondents, Gifty Pearl Abenaab and Sunita Basnet, who were two of only six speakers to present plenaries on the topic of The Changing Power of the Media at the One Young World inaugural youth summit held in London this year. Read More »

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