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Introducing myself and my journal

About Me:
I am a professor, advocate, business woman, journalist, mom...many things. I like to speak up for those who can't and like to move people into action. The classes I teach are always from the left. I have socialist views and beliefs in economic equality. I lived in Bolivia for many years and have a Fair Trade knitting company there, My children's father comes from a poor Bolivian mining family. Today I live in the USA, dream of the world, raise my children, farm, and am involved with shutting down the nuclear power plant down the mountain from us.

My Passions:
sustainability and equality

My Challenges:
staying focussed long enough to immerse in details

My Vision for the Future:
collective living in small communities linked globally

My Areas of Expertise:
teaching, writing, organizing


Fatima Waziri's picture

Hey there! Welcome to

Hey there! Welcome to PulseWire!

Its so exciting having you with us, I am sure you will have a fun time with your new online friends. I know that you will find this to be a positive experience and I encourage you to take advantage of the numerous resources and features available through our vibrant online community.

Welcome again to our global community and I look forward to hearing more from you here on PulseWire!


michellee's picture


Hi Tamara,

Welcome to PulseWire. I can't wait to hear more from you and your experiences in Bolivia. I checked out your knitting company, it seems amazing! You can get started by writing in your journal, or check out the Voices Rising section to read entries from other members and post your comments. There are also a number of groups on PulseWire that may interest you. The group directory ( is searchable and browsable and a great way to find a group and connect with other members. Or start your own group! There are so many resources available on PulseWire -- I hope you explore them all. You will learn so much and be inspired everyday reading stories posted from all over the globe. Don't hesitate to join the conversation.



World Pulse Technology Associate

jadefrank's picture

Welcome to PulseWire!

Hi Tamara,

Welcome to our community! I am intrigued to hear more about your life in Bolivia, your knitting company and the classes that you teach. I spent a month in Bolivia and visited the Cerro Rico mine in Potosi, where I was shocked to see the working conditions and children who worked there. I too am a knitter and stocked up on alpaca yarn from the markets in La Paz, which I am still trying to find projects for.

We have several members on PulseWire from Bolivia. They come from different backgrounds and have different viewpoints, and both are activists who write beautifully about their people and their land. They also both happen to be .Voices of Our Future Correspondents.

Cristina Quisbert

Jacqueline Patiño

As a fair trade entrepreneur, I encourage you to join our group, Fair Trade: It's only fair. And check out these other fair trade entreprenuers on PulseWire:




Rachelle W

Andrea Powell

We look forward to hearing more from you in our community!

Warm regards,

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