Last month World Pulse celebrated World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development with the launch of our inaugural Community Advisory Board! This group will help fulfill World Pulse's need to draw on the wisdom of our global community to advise our organization as we grow and develop new visions. Six women's empowerment champions and long-time World Pulse community members generously volunteered to spearhead the initiative. Read More »
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 the world! Read More »
World Pulse Managing Editor Corine Milano joins a select group of nine U.S. journalists who are reporting on newborn and maternal health in Ethiopia with the International Reporting Project. The two-week long reporting trip (June 14-27) examines Ethiopia's efforts to prevent newborn deaths, and provides an overview of maternal and child health, immunizations, nutrition, communicable diseases, and health care provision. Read More »
Have you been participating in the WWW: Women Weave the Web Campaign and following our updates about prizes and opportunities that will be made available to the World Pulse community? If so, now is your chance! To be eligible, make sure to apply to both opportunities below by August 13th!Read More »
Today, we are excited to announce the launch of the third phase of our WWW: Women Weave the Web Campaign—Digital Empowerment! How has the Internet empowered you to achieve your goals? Has it helped you find resources, connect with interesting people, get inspired? The Internet can serve a different purpose for every single person—tell us how the Internet has helped you find a job, start a business, or learn something new! Read More »
At World Pulse we recognize that men play key roles in advancing women’s empowerment. Across the globe women and men are working together towards a new vision of equality in our families and communities. Together, let's bring this vision into sharper focus. Join us this week in celebrating these transformational partnerships through inspiring crowdsourced images.
UPDATE: Submissions are now closed. You can help keep the conversation going by posting in the World Pulse Community. Read More »
Almost one month after over 200 schoolgirls were abducted in Chibok, Nigeria, most of the girls remain missing.
World Pulse members in and outside of Nigeria have been logging on to express their anguish, voice their fears, and urge action. They are protesting their governments, writing poetry, sharing petitions, celebrating signs of hope, and connecting with each other in support—ensuring these girls will not be forgotten. Read More »
"This is what technology is all about: empowering one woman to help empower another, bridging the gap between the urban and the rural, the vocal and the voiceless." —Stella Paul
Today is International Girls in ICT Day—a perfect day to celebrate the extraordinary image emerging from our ongoing Women Weave the Web Campaign, where we're crowdsourcing solutions and testimonies from women about digital inclusion in their communities. Read More »
With over 180 submissions from 40 countries, the first phase of our WWW: Women Weave the Web Campaign got an overwhelmingly positive response from our community. But the success doesn’t stop there! We’ve been working hard to make sure that your voices reverberate around the world, in a chorus singing out for women’s digital inclusion. Read on to find out more about our Phase 1 achievements! Read More »
Submissions are pouring in from around the world to our WWW: Women Weave the Web Campaign! As we ramp up the Digital Literacy phase of the campaign, there will be many opportunities to participate and add your voice. This week, join our Inspire to Asprire challenge on Facebook! Read More »