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Introducing myself and my journal: Adopting the Unconventional

About Me:
I'm a survivor. Latina. Mother, sister, friend. I'm a mentor. I work to educate young women in my community about the issues that impact their daily lives. I work in partnership with my community to enhance and develop leadership to address issues and take action. I am a youth practitioner. I am a catalyst for change.

My Passions:
Latina Youth Development, Issues Impacting the Lives of Women and Girls, Leadership Development for Women and Girls

My Challenges:

My Vision for the Future:
As a community psychologist working at a national Latina organization headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota, I dream of a world free of violence against women and girls. I dream of increasing the number of chances available to Latina young women and girls. Chances that provide possibilities to positive outcomes in their lives - a chance at having basic needs met, a chance at leading violence free lives, a chance to access higher education and a chance at self-sufficiency. I dream of influencing lives in ways that lead to changes in circumstances and outcomes. I dream of supporting Latina young women and girls to become successful in a world that can often be cruel and unforgiving. I dream of chances, choices and changes in the lives of Latina young women and girls.

My Areas of Expertise:
Latina youth development, leadership development, program development and implementation, curriculum writing and development, grant writing, community based participatory research.



kmwelch's picture

Dear LumarieO, Welcome to the

Dear LumarieO,

Welcome to the PulseWire community! Thank you for being a catalyst of change and your wonderful introduction. If you haven't already, I encourage you to look around and learn more about the events and resources being shared by our encouraging network and strengthen it further by continuing to make connections and contributing your valuable perspective with us.

Let me know if you have any questions.


Nusrat Ara's picture

Dear friend, Welcome to

Dear friend,

Welcome to PulseWire! You are now part of a thriving community of women from all parts of the world. See the PulseWire Getting Started Guide to learn more about networking in our community:

Please explore the site to meet the women and also find the groups of your interest.

I look forward to hearing your voice in the community!

In friendship,


Fatima Waziri's picture

Hey there! Welcome to

Hey there! 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!


LumarieO's picture

A Wholehearted Thank You!

Thank you for the warm welcomes! I am so excited to be a part of this online community of women leaders!

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