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In Honor of Positive Women Worldwide on World AIDS Day

Last week I had coffee with a successful business woman who asked me with a raised eyebrow, "Why would you have World Pulse focus on global AIDS when there are so many other people already working on it?" At a time when it sometimes seems like Bono and Bill Clinton have got it covered, it wasn't the first time I had been asked this question. Read More »

"I have smoothed the skirts of dolls sewn by HIV+ women survivors of the Rwandan genocide and felt the love and hope in every stitch."

Founder's Pulse

See Healing

When I was a young girl, I would lie on my stomach on sun-warmed grass covering the hills of Southern Wisconsin and absorb stories. I was shy and preferred to run away from the ordinary chaos of our family’s old farmhouse into the ancient rolling fields. The books I tucked under my arm opened worlds that were not always fairy tales or the forests of Narnia. I was also drawn to read stories telling of Native American genocide and the long Trail of Tears, Anne Frank’s diaries in besieged Amsterdam, and Bridge to Terabithia, about a young boy whose best friend dies. Read More »

"The tsunami was like a lighting rod to our hearts primarily because we were able to see the pain."

Founder's Pulse

News With a Future

When I took my first tentative steps to start this publication, I had a hunch that something huge was going on globally with women. Now, two years later, I am convinced that there is a potent and sophisticated global movement rising from all corners of the earth. It is a movement focused on creating innovative solutions for our children, for our future. This rising lifeforce—this pulse—is bravely moving beyond patterns of blame and victimization to harness the vast power of human potential. Read More »

"Our words create our worlds."

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Inside Congo's Growing Sisterhood

Inside Congo's Growing Sisterhood

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Face to Face with the U.S. Special Envoy to DRC

Face to Face with the U.S. Special Envoy to DRC

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WWW: Women Weave the Web

WWW: Women Weave the Web

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World Pulse Voices of Our Future

World Pulse Voices of Our Future

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Highlights of the 2014 World Pulse LIVE Tour

Highlights of the 2014 World Pulse LIVE Tour

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Nobel Women's Initiative

Nobel Women's Initiative