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The final stretch-- Week Four is up!

Warm Greetings to you all!

I can hardly believe it, but here we are at the near end of Week 3 of the VOF Application! It has been an incredible journey so far as we've explored the new frontiers of web 2.0 and citizen journalism. I have been truly amazed to see so many bold, brave women joining us from around the world. Thank you for being here, and sharing your voice with the community!

I have just posted the Week Four learning materials and assignment for you in the Classroom. You can find it at the link below:

This week's materials offer a glimpse into the Empowerment Methodology created by our partners at the Empowerment Institute. I'm sure you will find this to be an interesting and inspiring week of learning. For the Week 4 Assignment, we have given you a little bit longer word-limit (700 words) to share your personal vision with the world. You can find the specific details of the Assignment at this link:

So, there you have it! I look forward to seeing your work this week, and hope you have fun with the last assignment. As always, feel free to send any questions to Rachael or myself... we are here for you.

Best wishes,


AchiengNas's picture

Thanks Scott

This has been my home, whenever I am indoors I feel great it will always remain a home to me even after this journey. I have learnt more from different people, I have made friends and looking forward to connect for positive change in our world!
Good luck to everyone!

I believe everybody has the potential to live a better life. Given the Opportunity, Education and Motivation ANYONE can become someone admirable. Nobody is a NOBODY, everybody is SOMEBODY.

warona's picture

The final stretch - coach!

hello there

This is an amazing moment for us, we ve made it to the fourth week,deligently and effectively you have kept us posted, you rock man.Keep in touch coach we appreciate your work so much.Particularly am so thrilled to what i see and i thank God for you guys.



"success will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time " And when confronted conquer with love

Dear Scott,

How nice of you,being one of the staff in PulseWire and we,all participants of 2010 VOF are very fortunate for having such a wonderful and persistent supporter of womens'rights advocator.All our dreams for women empowerment and changes to the world will be in reality as we continously communicate and sharing of what issues our community is experiencing that truly affects our lives,hand in hand, we can positively face such struggles.

More thanks.

abella's picture

It has been quite an excting journey!

Hi Scott,

I really do thank you guys for instilling a sense of writing in me, i knew i had always had it but i just did not have the motivation enough to write, but now I wake up dailly writing and sharing my opinion in many things and places, the passion has exceeded my sharing from Worldpulse to many other places where i think my voice matters.

Thank you so much guys, I cant wait to hand in my final assignment where i will be sharing my Vision to the world, quite exciting!

Much blessings to you all.

I am because we are :-)

SAsong's picture

So Soon!!

I cant believe it is Week4 of VOF...I feel like I was just warming up :-) Thanks so much to everyone posting and the feedback from the Classroom coaches. It has been a fantastic journey and I look forward to connecting with more like-minded ladies on Pulse Wire.

Peace and Love,

Deepti's picture

Journey :)

It indeed is a fascinating journey. It seemed quite challenging to prepare a write-up in a week despite being packed with the assignments of the courses. The name given "assignment" was tiring at first, but once I was determined to start this journey, I did not want to stop. I was so tempted to complete the 'assignment'. It has been very wonderful reflecting back at the past, analyzing the experiences, reading and learning from others articles. The more I write, the more I find things that I should write about.

I imagine attending the online classes as real classes. While I am reading the assigned write-ups, I feel some imaginary people are giving a lecture to me; I imagine somebody telling "this is your assignment" at the end of the lecture. Then I start writing keeping in the mind what I learn from that day lesson. After submitting the assignment, I imagine a group of people (listeners) sitting around a table, and reading my write-up, along with the imagination of what they are thinking, and how I am doing in the class. It has really been a motivating journey.

This journey has helped me know myself in many ways. For instance, when I get the comments, and when I write, I realize who I am, what qualities I have, and what I really want to do.

Thanks to Pulsewire! Thanks to Worldpulse!

Deepti Bista

sahar's picture

A question

Dear Scott

I wish you are doing great !

I have a question for you . When are we supposed to get the answer as if we are accepted in the correspondence training or not and how?

Thanks a lot


Sahar Nuraddin

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"Life is either a daring adventure or nothing."
- Helen Keller

Rachael Maddock-Hughes's picture

Hi Sahar, We will be

Hi Sahar,

We will be announcing the Correspondents on October 31st. We will post this information on the group page (Voices of Our Future Applicants) after notifying each Correspondent and getting confirmation from them.

Kind regards,


"In every human heart there are a few passions that last a lifetime. They're with us from the moment we're born, and nothing can dilute their intensity." Rob Brezny

olowotee's picture

How time flies...

how time flies....really, i wish we could do this on and on...and keep writing about our experiences and world visions...It's been a wonderful experience all together. And, i appreciate every moment shared...

Thanks to the WorldPulse team for giving us such an exciting opportunity....thank you.


bd's picture

it's true...

...I feel like I was just warming up, getting the hang of it! The application process alone was a great motivator and inspiring to say the least.

I wish everyone great success and I'm envisioning love, fortitude, and steadfast tenacity for the 30 women chosen as they continue through this powerful experience!

Cheering us all on!

Never doubt in the dark what you saw in the light.

Iphie's picture

The Journey to pulse world

It seems like the end but yet a begining, a begining for the empowerment of over 500 2010 VOF applicants, a begining for the chosen 30 correspondents and yet another begining for the 4 that will attend the Institute.
Above all these is the begining of new network formed, a network of several women from different background , education and experience that are willing to learn and take back to their community the message of equality for all regardless of gender.
It has been a wonderful experience meeting and exchanging ideas with all of you.


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