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2012 Voices of Our Future Midpoint Update

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Watch the World Pulse LIVE Slideshow

Relive the magic of one of the defining experiences of the World Pulse community last year. The second annual World Pulse LIVE tour transformed the staff and the audience members who had the honor to hear from the three amazing correspondents in person or via the live web broadcast. Read More »

A Toast to Our Volunteers

World Pulse staff will gather tonight to reflect on and celebrate the year behind us—and send out a special toast to the volunteers who have made this year's achievements possible. In this season of gratitude, we recognize that the vitality of the World Pulse community and the impact of our work rests on the dedication, empowered leadership, and generously donated time and talent of many, many people.

The World Pulse staff would like to recognize and thank all of you who have volunteered your time, energy, expertise, and more to support our staff and our community with such dedication and care. Read More »

Beyond the World Pulse Live Tour with Founder/CEO Jensine Larsen

Fourteen speaking events. Five Cities. Three incredible voices. Thousands of audience members. One epic journey that changed us all. As Martha would say in her Colombian accent as we toured the country, “Beyond. Be-yond!”

Soon this one word—beyond—became the mantra we all used to describe our experiences.

Martha, along with Beatrice from Uganda, and Sarvina from Cambodia, touched down in Portland, Oregon on October 2, 2011 exhausted, nervous, and elated. Collectively they had booked enough miles to circle the equator. Read More »

Join World Pulse in Joyful Celebration of Wangari Maathai

On September 25th, 2011, the world lost a great leader. The emotional outpouring at the news of Wangari Maathai’s death highlighted the Kenyan activist’s global influence as a Nobel laureate, a politician, a scientist, a professor; as a pioneering environmentalist, a voice for her people, and as a women’s empowerment advocate. Above all, she will be remembered as the soul of an enduring movement.

World Pulse invites you to post your tribute to Wangari Maathai to your PulseWire journal. Read More »

Welcome 2012 Voices of Our Future Correspondents!

“I’m not interested in making a little noise – I’m looking to CHANGE THE PARADIGM!”

Neema, 2011 Voices of Our Future Correspondent, Democratic Republic of Congo

Nearly 600 women from 96 countries applied for the third annual year of Voices of Our Future. From Brazil to Sri Lanka and beyond, they shared harrowing personal stories of overcoming violence and oppression—but most importantly, they shared their solutions and visions for change with a global audience. Read More »

Voices of Our Future Graduate Wins Prestigious Journalism Award

Congratulations to Gertrude Pswarayi for winning this year's 2011 Kurt Schork Award in the local reporter category. After strengthening her voice through World Pulse's inaugural Voices of Our Future class in 2009, Gertrude has become an inspiration to the World Pulse community—and now to the world. Read More »

Follow the World Pulse LIVE Tour Online!

World Pulse is thrilled to launch the 2011 World Pulse LIVE speaking tour this October! Can't attend the events in Portland, New York, or Denver? Don’t worry—there are other ways to be involved. Tune in to a live webcast at the US State Department, join a Tweetup to connect with the correspondents in real-time, or follow us on Facebook to get updates from the road! Read More »

World Pulse Correspondent Drives Media Awareness on Breast Ironing

As a result of World Pulse correspondent Shekina's shocking account of breast ironing in Cameroon, CNN came out with this story on the issue, which was CNN's #1 story on Wednesday evening. Read More »

Apply to become a Voices of Our Future Correspondent!

“Thank you for giving us the confidence. The power of knowing our right is the key that unlocks our voices”—Achieng Beatrice Nas, 2010 Correspondent, Uganda Read More »

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