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Our Presence at AWID.

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Wrapped in love from my World Pulse team!

I and Jensine,and the available volunteers will be found at our World Pulse Booth full time during the 11th International AWID Forum.The booth is situated at THE BALLROOM,right next to the translation Center.

Everybody is welcome to our booth,where we will be able to share with all the women (and of course men) of the world about World Pulse,looking at "Global Issues Through The Eyes Of Women"'and PulseWire as a most effective Tool For Women To Share Their Voices.

We will also present a Skills Sharing Session on Saturday at 1:00-2:00 PM at The FTX HUB.

Everybody is welcome to attend these sessions,where i will also be privileged to share my experience as the first ever Grassroots Correspondent and the impact that PulseWire...

Oh! This is not the place to give my presentation now,The FTX Hub is the joint!

Let's all meet up at our booth and The FTX Hub.

See you there!

Leah Auma Okeyo.

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JMKELLAM's picture

AWID

Auma and Jensine:

I hope you enjoy your time at AWID and meet lots of wonderful people. I can't wait to meet all of the new members on PulseWire.

You have to keep us updated!

In friendship,

Jenna Kellam

Jennifer Ruwart's picture

Laughing out loud!

Oh, Leah, I can already tell you and Jensine are going to be trouble!

Missing you!

p.s. notice anything about your post?

Auma's picture

Sure sure...

We are!

Missing you,too!!

Yes i did notice that warm love...

Leah.

gichelle's picture

hello!

hi Leah, I'm back to the Philippines. Its been a meaningful opportunity to meet you :) I hope you will continue to be inspired in working for a better society as well as inspire more people to do the same :) I miss you and looking forward to meet you again :)

Feel free to write me if you have questions on video or participatory video or what I can do here for your activities. Always take care!

Sending warm hugs and smiles from the Philippines!

:) gichelle

Auma's picture

Hi Gichelle!

Meeting you at FTX and AWID was a big step ahead in my life and work.I hope we will get another opportunity to share together.

I am just trying to absorb more of my learning at FTX and AWID and share more with this community.

I hope to hear from you how your work is going on there at the Phillipines.

It was nice meeting you at our World Pulse booth.

Please give us more...and You tubes and all.I can't wait!

Leah.

Ina Hume's picture

Meeting World Pulse at AWID Forum

It has been a busy week, and one in which I was fortunate enough to attend the 11th AWID (Association of Women's Rights in Development) conference in Cape Town, that took place from the 14th-17th November. It was an amazing event, with over 2200 people (the majority women) attending from all over the world. I was representing the Jumma Indigenous Peoples of the Chittagong Hill Tracts in Bangladesh, and had been invited as part of the International Indigenous Womens Network delegation.

I also met with Jensine Larsen for the first time, and the mightily impressive Leah from Kenya. It was great to actually meet Jensine and Leah, who I had read about and been in contact with over the past few months. Most of the time, when we meet people virtually, it takes years to finally meet in reality, so this was a welcome change.

All in all it was a really inspiring event with inspiring women and I hope to keep in touch with many who I met there. And to build on the friendships made and develop some interesting and important work, in the field of communications and peacebuilding.

Feel free to contact Ina for further information.

Auma's picture

Meeting you at AWID.

This was truly a rare opportunity! I always get soooo excited when i meet PuseWire Community members in person! I was meeting Jensine for the first time too after uncountable meetings online.It was just so great!

I know our bond grows stronger everyday to do this important work that touches lives the world over.

It was great meeting you Ina.

Hugs from Kenya,

Leah Auma.

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