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World Pulse Delivers Letters to Michelle Bachelet of UN Women

At the Women’s Funding Network Conference this April, World Pulse founder, Jensine Larsen, had the privilege of delivering a bundle of letters from grassroots women leaders worldwide directly to the newly appointed UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, Michelle Bachelet. In presenting the letters, Bachelet responded enthusiastically, “Yes, give these to me, reading these letters is what will keep me going.” Read More »

From Kenya to Rwanda, World Pulse Listens to Women Firsthand

By Jensine Larsen

In February I traveled with a World Pulse delegation of women leaders across the dusty Kenya plains to the lush hills of Rwanda and met face to face with hundreds of World Pulse online community members, danced and connected with grassroots women in churches and fields, and hosted Speak Out forums with leading figures in parliament, human rights, law, and media. I came away irrevocably convinced of the readiness of women leaders to push their voices to higher levels and to use communications technology and new media to accelerate women’s empowerment in their communities.

You can view photos from the trip here. Read More »

Join Us in Honoring Our Heroes on International Women's Day

Every day, women worldwide are performing amazing acts of bravery that often go unrecognized. They take care of their families. They stand up for their rights. They seek education. They run for government office. They raise their voices when they have been told to be silent. Through their actions, they are changing the world for all of us. Read More »

Turning Up the Volume of Women's Voices at the UN

World Pulse is thrilled to welcome onto the scene a new UN agency—UN Women—which opened its doors last month. With more power and a bigger budget than women's advocates have ever commanded within the United Nations, UN Women will unite the efforts of existing agencies and take on the major challenges facing women around the world.

UN Women executive director and former Chilean president, Michelle Bachelet, will have a long to-do list to make the agency live up to its promise. What do you think should be on this list? Read More »

World Pulse is Heading to East Africa—And You’re Invited!

Join hands with the women of Kenya and Rwanda for an adventure of a lifetime!

There are a limited number spots available on the February 2011 World Pulse Journey: The Heartbeat of East Africa. This journey will take us through two countries on the brink of renewal and change—World Pulse style. Expect beauty, transformation, and soul-stirring connections with some of the most inspiring voices in the region. Read More »

World Pulse Correspondents Speak at TEDWomen

In December, World Pulse Voices of Our Future correspondents Sunita Basnet of Nepal, Jacqueline Patiño of Bolivia, and Malayapinas of the Philippines joined Secretary of State Hilary Clinton, Arianna Huffington, Eve Ensler, and other global leaders as speakers at the first-ever TEDWomen conference. Read More »

Violence Against Women: Time to ACT

Rape. Domestic violence. Acid burnings. Dowry deaths. Honor killings.

Violence affects women in every corner of the globe. The PulseWire community has already spoken out about the urgent need to end violence against women worldwide. Now it is time to take the message to the halls of power. Read More »

A Speaking and Media Tour with a New Generation of Women Web 2.0 Citizen Journalists

World Pulse is bringing Sunita, Malayapinas, and Jacqueline, our three award-winning Voices of Our Future correspondents to the United States in November, to tour through five cities and share how World Pulse and new media has changed their lives. Read More »

PODCAST: Hear Our Founder’s Big Vision

Have you ever wondered how World Pulse came to be? In a new podcast with social media and activism guru Britt Bravo, World Pulse founder and CEO Jensine Larsen shares some of World Pulse’s foundational stories—the stories that have gotten us where we are and the stories that keep us going. Read More »

Unveiling Our New Website

See what’s new at WorldPulse.com! With our latest site release we hope you find it easier to browse our content, make meaningful connections with women around the globe, and turn inspiration into action. A special thanks to everyone who has spoken up and given us feedback to improve our site—keep it coming! This is just the first phase of our bigger evolution to build the online infrastructure to unite women worldwide into a collective force for change. Read More »

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