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Digital Empowerment Toolkit Now Available!

At World Pulse, we recognize the need for ongoing learning—for you and for your community! Our toolkits aim to provide the resources you need to advance your social change work.

We are excited to introduce our Digital Empowerment Trainers’ Toolkit, a dynamic resource to help you bring the benefits of connecting online to women in your community. Check it out today! »

Introducing myself and my journal: Up Close

About Me:
Vinita A Shetty is an independent journalist and freelance documentary producer. She holds a degree from Christ University in Journalism, English and Pshychology and is an alumnus of the European Journalism Institute (Charles University Prague and The Fund for American Studies). Vinita is an Asia Society, Asia 21 Fellow, Class of 2011. She has over 12 years experience with leading English dailies including DNA, Bangalore Mirror and The Times of India as Associate Editor, Senior Editor and City Editor. She featured as a columnist in DNA’s Life and Living pages, authoring Bangalore Graffiti - a kaleidoscope of people, events, places and spaces. She has been the India producer of documentaries on economic success stories, mobilites, religious studies, travel and the environment for various channels including the BBC, Channel 4 UK, ITV and the Open University UK.

My Passions:
Travel, Photography, Observing people

My Challenges:
Self improvement with every step I take.

My Vision for the Future:
Helping to empower and guide people to better their lives

My Areas of Expertise:
Current Affairs, Human Rights, Leadership, News Room management


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Wecome to the community!

Hi Vinita,

Wow! You have an impressive profile! Welcome to the community, Vinita! Do you have a personal website/blog?

If you have not already, there are plenty of women here from India in particular that you might be interested in connecting with, and they're listed here:

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:

Also, I would like to encourage you to watch a newly released short video which features bold and amazing World Pulse women speak out. I hope you like it - available here:

Thanks again for joining with us.

Kind regards,

World Pulse Online Community Management Volunteer

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