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Introducing myself and my journal

About Me:
Currently I am pursuing my Masters degree in Women's Studies and International Development at Brandeis University in Waltham, MA.

My Passions:
Feminism and equal rights!

My Challenges:
My stubbornness

My Vision for the Future:
Where women are recognized for the powerful human beings they are

My Areas of Expertise:
Development planning, gender studies, research and analysis, group leadership, report writing

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missjenn's picture

Wecome to the community!

Hi Ambrob13!

Hello and welcome to the community! What made you decide to get a Masters degree in Women's Studies and International Development? I recently completed my Master in Human Rights degree in Australia. What an amazing experience! When will you be done with your degree?

If you have not already made some connections, there are plenty of women here from the US in particular that you might be interested in connecting with, and they're listed here: http://worldpulse.com/user/directory?country=15

If you would like some additional tips on making the most of what our site has to offer I encourage you to look through our Getting Started Guide, available here: http://worldpulse.com/pulsewire/about/guide

I wish you the best of luck with your degree and future.

Thanks again for joining with us,

Warm wishes,

Jennifer
World Pulse Online Community Management Volunteer

ambrob13's picture

Hello!

Hi Jennifer!

I apologize for the delay in responding to your message from November! That's a really tough question! How I came to choose to pursue a Masters degree in Women's Studies and International Development, I suppose through my own experience with women's advocacy within the U.S. and my lifelong interest in international human rights, the combination of the two seemed like the most logical next step in my education. I will be graduating this coming May, and I am currently in the process of completing my dissertation on the humanitarian post-disaster responses to reproductive health in Haiti. Quite the mouthful, but I has been both a challenging and rewarding topic and I have enjoyed the research that I have done thus far.

What have you been up to since graduating? I love to hear everyone's stories of what post graduate school is like :)

Be well,
Adele

missjenn's picture

Sorry for the late response!

Hi Adele,

My apologies for the really late response. I haven't been very active on World Pulse lately. That's really cool! Congratulations on all your achievements. Looks like you will be graduating very soon. Your dissertation piece sounds very interesting. One of my interests is peace building vs peace keeping. I am a huge fan of Johan Galtung.

I got my Master in Human Rights from the University of Sydney. Other than being a part of World Pulse, I'm not really using my degree - unfortunately. But, my other passion is music. I'm brainstorming some ideas and connecting with people in the music industry. I would love to use music to promote a social cause.

Cheers,

Jenn

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