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Introducing myself and my journal: Empowerment in Haiti

About Me:
I am the Deputy Director of the Lambi Fund of Haiti- a nonprofit organization that works in partnership with rural grassroots organizations to support economic justice, democracy and sustainable development in Haiti. I oversee Lambi Fund's outreach and education in North America. Formerly, I was the Director of Research and Strategic Planning at the Santa La Haitian Neighborhood Center in Miami, FL, Hermantin was one of 40 people cited by the Miami Herald for special recognition as up and coming leaders in South Florida. I have a Juris Doctor from University of California at Berkeley, and over ten years of non-profit management experience. Currently, I serve on the board of Little Haiti Housing and Accion USA in Miami.

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jadefrank's picture

Welcome!

Dear Leonie,

We are thrilled to have you as a new member in our thriving community of women who are lifting their voices in the name of empowerment and connecting across borders to make positive change for women everywhere!

I have learned so much about the urgent work of the Lambi Fund from the women of PotoFanm+Fi and it is an honor to now welcome you here to our community. I hope that you will use your journal to introduce Lambi's projects with our community - as many are hungry for information on what's happening with women on the ground in Haiti and how they can support women's needs and voices.

I would like to invite you to participate in our Action Blogging Campaign on Ending Gender Based Violence, especially from the Haitian perspective. Learn more here: http://www.worldpulse.com/pulsewire/programs/action-blogging-campaign-gbv

Also, please join the PotoFanm+Fi members in our Organizing Group: http://www.worldpulse.com/pulsewire/groups/17967

In friendship and solidarity,
Jade

Online Community Manager
World Pulse

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!

Peace!
Fatima

Eliana's picture

Dear Leonie, a warm welcome

Dear Leonie,
a warm welcome from Italy.

It's surely an added value meeting a person like you and I hope you appreciate the variety of women present in this online community and love the exchange and sharing inside this mediatical world.

Would be nice to hear from you again

Warm welcome
Eliana

Eliana

Hi Leonie,

I just came across you page, and with your background in public service/community development in a post-conflict environment, I thought you might be interested in this opportunity in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania.

Travel, accommodation, and meals are paid.

Deadline to apply is February 1, 2013

Here is the link: http://worldpulse.com/pulsewire/exchange/post/62087

Kind regards,

Jennifer
World Pulse Online Community Management Volunteer

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