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The concept of Web 2.0

What most excites me about web 2.0 is the fact that it provides the platform to create, edit, publish and distribute media content. This will lead to interactive or participatory information sharing or global conversation and collaboration across oceans, continents and cultural barriers. Web 2.0 is also user-driven and gives on-demand access to real time information. Another aspect which excites me about web 2.0 is that, there is room for quick feedback.
The solutions that web 2.0 brings to the global women’s empowerment movement include the following:
- It brings out innovation in women that provide key to solve global problems
- Make women decision makers
- Make women the focus in global news stories
- Women will hold top positions in global media
- Women experts cited in global news stories will increase
- Promote women’s voices
- Strengthen collaboration between women in different countries and continents with different cultural background
- Accelerate the exchange the exchange of working models for women’s empowerment and solution to global challenges
These tools are empowering to me in that, it will get my voice heard as I will speak up and speak my mind to bring about social change.
These powerful tools will equally empower me to share my ideas and information therefore leading to global awareness of my stories, needs and solutions.
I will be empowered by these tools to share my vision as there are a large number of people or women as audience and there is also the possibility of meeting women of common interest.


Beverly Rose's picture


Welcome to the World Pulse community! I enjoyed reading your essay. Hopefully with the use of web 2.0 and other forms of social media, that the disparity between females and males in the media will be eliminated.

I wish you success on your journey. Thanks for sharing.

in peace,

Ritabest's picture

Thanks Beverly for your

Thanks Beverly for your comment. Am glad to know someone out there did enjoy reading it.

Best regards.

sallyreb's picture

Essay - Voices of Our Future - Week 1


I am so happy that you are participating in Voices of Our Future! You've done a good job with your essay.

I can tell you are excited about web 2.0 and understand how connecting through social media can help to raise women's voices. I would like to hear more about how you believe web 2.0 tool will empower you. You note that these tool will help to share your vision and possible connect you to other women who have a common interest. I would love to know a bit more about your interests and what your ideas are.

Thanks for sharing,

Sally Peters
Where I was born and where and how I have lived is unimportant. It is what I have done with where I have been that should be of interest. ~ Georgia O’Keeffe

Ritabest's picture

Thanks for your comment

Thanks for your comment Sally. I have just posted my personal story for the week two assignment. I believe it will be able to answer some of your questions and do well to keep in touch again if there is anything more you will like to know.

Best regards

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