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Can I write?

I always loved writers work and “journalism” in general but “Can I write? How can they write?” was my question and sometimes I think “Is being a journalist an impossible mission?” finally I got a source World Pulse Voices of Our Future an online training course sounded interesting and best opportunity to me for those who want to become a journalist and get enough information.
I had already finished teaching in a training course of English language in one of the local Kurdish NGOs in Kurdistan Region - Iraq which works for promoting and developing society in Kurdistan Region, So I usually do surf the net for all kind of news and check my email daily but at that time exactly I was looking for a job in news papers and internet reading job vacancies in companies and NGOs in Erbil city. While I was looking at job vacancies I saw an advertisement saying there is an “online journalism training course for women” for those who are interested can apply online through a link which was given.
Clicking on the link for the first time I saw World Pulse website with their slogan Voices of Our Future. I looked at the home page read some stories and news about women from different parts of the world talking about their lives, experiences and problems they are suffering from. Then I continued reading until I reached the part how to apply to become a member and register to go through application and selection process. After registration and application, it was very exciting to open the conversation by talking about your personal hero and it was more exciting to know that many of the heroes were Mothers. So I find myself very lucky to be among those active motivated women online who struggle and work hard for women and empowerment it was something I never expected to see in this training course.


Beejay's picture

Yes U Can

I beleive you can. Everyone counts. Just beleive in yourself and look within you. You will be suprised at the amazing words you already have written on the tablet of your heart. You are the voice. So you can..

Welcome on board

Beejay Fabamise, Nigeria

lanja's picture

Hello and Thank You

In advance many thanks for your immediate comment It is very encouraging to me and so much appreciated.
I am definitely trying to write since It is an online opportunity to meet amazing and experienced people like you so it will be the least thing I do to share information and get information in return.

Many thanks again

MaDube's picture

Your thought are your words

Ianja, as long as you have strength in your body and thoughts are running through your mind then yes you can write. That is why I always say the power of the Pulse lies in the lived experiences of the women writers. Say it as you see it, as you feel it as you think it.

lanja's picture

Thank you

Hi There,

Thank you so much for your observations I will keep these in mind as a beginner.


Potter's picture

Yes you can write!

Never doubt it and never stop! It is wonderful to hear your voice from Erbil. I have dear, dear friends living there. I'd love to introduce you! I've invited my friend to join World Pulse but so far she has not. Maybe you could convince her? I'll ask her if I can share her email with you! What do you think?

lanja's picture

Greetings From Erbil!

Hi Dear Potter,

In advance I appreciate your comment and encouragement. I am very happy to know that you have friends in Erbil!
I think It is okay to me to share with me your friend's email I also talk to her on your behalf and try to convince her to join us on World Pulse. So please feel free to send me her email?

Thank you again..


sarahmol's picture

I agree, you can write.

I agree, you can write. Everyone has a voice and a unique story worth sharing. Believe in the importance of yours.

lanja's picture

Thank you

Thank you so much dear Sarah, I will do my best!


Dear Lanja,
It's not just that you can write, but also that you *must*! It is thanks to women like you, that we hear about the struggles of our sisters in other parts of the world. Continue on with this journey and let your voice soar!



lanja's picture

Hi Violeta

Thank you so much for your encouragement!


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