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VOFCN check-in: inviting your feedback

Dearest Women of VOFCN,

I hope that you have all been doing well recently. I'm writing today to check-in with you about the latest VOFCN module, and your experience with the VOFCN more generally.

Last week we posted the learning materials for the module titled "Broadcasting Social Change." We are curious to hear your thoughts on this section, and how you feel about the amount and type of information we included. If you've had a chance to look through this section, let us know what you think! Does it seem useful and relevant to your work? Does it feel overwhelming? We know that you're all busy with work, family and personal lives, but we would love to hear your feedback.

All of the VOFCN materials are intended to equip you with knowledge and skills as you move forward as journalists and leading community activists. Have the modules thus far increased your sense of what resources are available to you? Has it been a valuable experience to receive this continuing education? Is there anything that we haven't covered that you would have liked us to, or was there is anything you would have liked to have had in more detail?

In May, we will launch the fourth and final VOFCN module focused on "Each One, Teach Five" where we aim to provide resources for you to share your knowledge and experiences from the Voices of Our Future Program. We hope that as you share with your local community, ripples of empowerment will be amplified over and over again. Each of you are at the core of World Pulse and the PulseWire community; as you grow, we grow together.

Thank you again for all that you do to keep our community thriving. Together we're creating a new path for women to connect, collaborate and create lasting change. We look forward to hearing from you so that we can continue to improve our outreach and impact. Please feel free to contact me with your comments and questions by email, private message, or by responding on PulseWire!

In Spirited Partnership, on behalf of the entire World Pulse team,


Nusrat Ara's picture

Was thinking where you were

Was thinking where you were as there was nothing from you for quite a while. Hope you are doing well. It was nice to hear from you.


jap21's picture

Great stuff

The material is awesome, and it will make a big difference. I was wondering, what if we were able to track our comments and their thread? Many times we miss what is going on in a conversation we are interested on because we don´t get word of what is happening.

I am saying this because it would be nice to have a conversation about how we are using this new material. It is so interesting, but it is also very challenging, for me, for instance. I woud like to know how my fellow correspondents are coping with the adventure.



Jacqueline Patiño FundActiva
Tarija - Bolivia
South America

JaniceW's picture

I would love to hear that too

hey Jackie.... great thought. Perhaps you can post in the group and ask about your fellow VOF correspondent's adventures. Some have been absent for a while and I am sure many are busy, but it would so wonderful to hear what everyone has been up to and how they are using these tools. Big hug,

busayo's picture

Very Useful

The module is very useful. Ory Okolloh is right about the internet being a powerful tool in many ways but we need to
build our community to put the tools into use, without that it is like receiving and not giving and one would become a form of river that is not flowing which will eventually become so dirty and not useful again. The module have given me the push to intensify my work among the women in my community.
Thanks for asking us for our input Scott.


Busayo Obisakin
Women inspiration Development center
Ile-Ife, Nigeria

giftypearl.abenaab's picture

Hi Scot

I wanted to find out if we can still have access to the first material during the VOF trainings. Sometimes, I want o refresh on my mind especially when I am writing a story.

This material is useful just that sometimes i struggle with some of the Technology concept especially this module.

Gifty Pearl Abenaab
Greight Foundation

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