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Introducing myself and my journal: World Peace

About Me:
In terms of degrees, I hold an MA in political science and I am currently finishing my PhD research on Chinese security politics in the Darfur crisis, connecting security with development issues. I have lived abroad for more than five years (France, China, the United States and Canada, with shorter trips to Israel/Palestine and Sudan). I understand cultures different from mine fairly easily after having delved deeply into the Chinese culture. German is my native language, but I also speak English and French fluently and Mandarin Chinese at an intermediate level. I have strong analytical skills from my research but also operational and policy skills from my experience as a legislative aide and policy advisor in the German Parliament and the U.S. Congress. Through my experience in legislative institutions in two different countries, I have learned to look at the same topic from very different perspectives. Working on the Subcommittee for Africa and Global Health, I learned much about the situation of African countries. Previous to work as a policy advisor I worked as a fellow in the Sector of Early Childhood and Inclusive Education at UNESCO headquarters in Paris. Through all these experiences, I am good in managing multiple tasks in a fast-paced and multi-ethnic environment. The more diverse my environment is, the more I thrive.


Fatima Waziri's picture

Hey there! Sonja, Welcome to

Hey there! Sonja, Welcome to PulseWire!

It’s so exciting having you with us, I am sure you will have a fabulous time with your new online friends as well as find this to be a very 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!


Y's picture

Hello from World Pulse,

Hello from World Pulse, Sonja.

You have reached out to World Pulse, and we are grateful for your presence.

I act as a volunteer World Pulse welcomer for new WP members and listener for other journal entries. This is some of the most exciting and rewarding work I've ever done. Through this effort, I have become a world volunteer.

I am wondering whether you have found any World Pulse efforts that really stir you to action. Our searchable site has so many examples of females empowering each other through education and encouragement, that there is certain to have inspiration for all.

We'd love to hear from you again.


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