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Introducing myself and my journal: Sara Smile

About Me:
I am a student at Central Michigan University and I am studying mechanical engineering, mathematics, and Spanish. Next year I will attend graduate school to study environmental engineering. I am passionate about the issues of women's rights, sustainable development, and rural poverty. I hope to learn more about global issues through this site and connect with more women throughout the world. Through this site, I hope to educate others while also allowing it to foster growth in my own education. I am excited to be a part of this site and community!

My Passions:
reading, writing, engineering, sustainable development, women's issues, mathematics, travel, volunteering, food, yoga, biking, hiking, camping, beer/tea/coffee/wine, basketball, education, my family, movies

My Challenges:
Accomplishing my desires, blogging

My Vision for the Future:
Equal rights for women, improved health and sanitation for all people, free education for everyone

My Areas of Expertise:
water treatment, appropriate technology


Katie McDonald's picture

Hello & Welcome


Welcome to PulseWire. We are a vibrant online community with many groups and features, which I encourage you to explore.

If you are not sure where to start, I suggest going to the Voices Rising section. Here you can view and comment on the latest posts. It is available here:

Joining the PulseWire Lounge is also a great place to start. This group is at the heart of the PulseWire culture and can be found here:

I look forward to hearing more about your life.

Best wishes,


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 and you will find this to be a positive experience. 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!


Emily Garcia's picture


Welcome, Sara Smile!

It is wonderful seeing your smiling face and and hearing your passionate voice today on PulseWire. I'm wowed and inspired by all you take on and get the feeling that we have with you another powerful and talented women in our midst! I'm excited you're with us and look forward to learning more about you as you pursue your dreams.

I see you've listed blogging as one of your challenges. Sharing my own thoughts in blog form, even here on PulseWire where I know I'm constantly surrounded by a supportive and kind community, is a challenge for me as well, so I begin by commenting on others' journal posts. You are welcome to share in this way too, or you can write in your own journal or seek out a group in the group directory ( with similar interests to your own and post to the group's journal. If there is anything I can help you with, please let me know and I will try my best to assist you.

Again, welcome! We're so happy you're here!

Best wishes,


Emily Garcia
World Pulse Online Community Lead

Leila's picture

welcome to pulsewire

its so great having you as a member here in WP
I am sure you will have a great time working and hearing the voices of others around.
we get inspired by most stories written here,most of them have positive influence,and i hope your voice will rise soon too.once again,you are welcome to our global community.

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