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Introducing myself and my journal: Development, Peacebuilding, and the Arts

About Me:
I am a mother, a student, a theatrical stagehand, a union executive, a feminist, and an activist living in Ottawa, Canada.

I am constantly learning and love to meet people.
It is empowering to talk to women and understand their perspective on their corner of the globe; women share so many commonalities, and the love of the arts is universal. As the arts play such an important role worldwide, I am interested in finding out more about what can be done to aid development, create equality, reduce/eradicate gender violence, and promote peace. I am also very interested in labour relations, fair trade, ethical trade and living wages. I will be attending St. Paul's University in Ottawa, Canada for Conflict Studies starting in September.

My Passions:
Travel, reading, music, theatre, dance, writing

My Challenges:
Scheduling and organization

My Vision for the Future:
A coming together to celebrate our commonalities, not our differences.

My Areas of Expertise:
Research, writing, networking, PR, theatre

Comments

Fatima Waziri's picture

Hey there! Welcome to

Hey there! Welcome to PulseWire!

It’s 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

PaxFeminina's picture

thank you for your welcome

Hi Fatima,

Thank you so much for your words of welcome! I am already inspired reading all of the stories from women around the world, and I have started to add some women as friends. I look forward to reading more and contributing my stories as well.

thank you again!

Cheers,

PaxFeminina

blessed be,
Pax Feminina

Peace! Paix! Paz! Shalom! Salaam! Friede! Mir! Heiwa! Aman Malay! Ashtee! Damai!
Ets'a'an Olal! Hau! Iri'ni! K'é! Maluhia! Nabad-Da! Olakamigenoka! Pingan! Shanti! Uxolo!

nilima's picture

A warm welcome

Hello friend,

welcome to the pulsewire and it is the great pleasure to have so many enthusiastic friends with pulsewire team. I wish you all the best for your study and do keep on informing us:)

PaxFeminina's picture

thank you for your welcome

Hi Nilima,

Thank you for the welcome to Pulse Wire and for the well-wishes for school. I was a little nervous to share my story, as it is so personal compared to many of the stories here of women who assist their community or region.

I am really enjoying reading everyone's profiles, and look forward to hearing more amazing stories.

Cheers,
Pax Feminina

blessed be,
Pax Feminina

Peace! Paix! Paz! Shalom! Salaam! Friede! Mir! Heiwa! Aman Malay! Ashtee! Damai!
Ets'a'an Olal! Hau! Iri'ni! K'é! Maluhia! Nabad-Da! Olakamigenoka! Pingan! Shanti! Uxolo!

amymorros's picture

Welcome and Good Luck

Thank you for your comments and your journal entry on your current prime minister. I like to think of myself as well-informed but have become so obsessed with our politics here in the US with upcoming elections in November that I have neglected keeping myself infomed of our neighbor to the north.
Best of luck in your studies. I wish I could go back to school again.

Amy
@amyinstl

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