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Welcome Listeners!

Hello Dear Listeners,

It is great to have you embark on this month long adventure with us!
On behalf of our international community we want to express our deepest gratitude for your eagerness to be part of this important process.

It is our hope that you connect and network with each other and with the applicants during the process. We intend this group page to be a place for you to ask questions to World Pulse Staff and to each other. Of course you can always email us at or leave me a personal message. Please feel free to use this group to share great stories you have read, discuss the process or the connections you've made! Listeners, this is your group!

Our team will be posting some information on this page as well, stories, anecdotes, interesting facts, so make sure you visit this group on a regular basis!

Again, it is great to have you with us!
We could not do it without you!


innerdelight's picture

Exciting adventure

Hi Delphine and everyone here. I am really looking forward to sharing this adventure together. When I first heard about WorldPulse I was deeply touched by the stories I read and just loved how the voices of women were being supported in being heard. To now actually be here and participate in this listener program, wow, amazing.
'See' you on the call.
joyful blessings,Tina

delphine criscenzo's picture


Hi Tina,

we excited that you are here!
I am also new to the process and can't wait to experience first hand the listening process!
To start soon!

Delphine Criscenzo

innerdelight's picture

Thanks Delphine! How

Thanks Delphine! How exciting. I just listened to the call and love it!

joyful blessings,Tina

Gloriabit's picture

I am lost

Hey Guys i dont know how to convert time, meaning that i dont really know what to call in. i need some one who can teach this things. i am exctited to be chooses among all of you.

Thank you very much for help.


delphine criscenzo's picture

Time convertion

Hi Gloria,

when we have a call on March 26th at 3pm in Portland, OR, it will be Midnight between Tuesday, March 26, 2013 and Wednesday, March 27, 2013 in Kigali.
When we have a training call on March 28th at 9 am in Portland, OR, it will be Thursday, March 28, 2013 at 6:00:00 PM in Kigali.

Hope this helps!
If you are not able to figure it out, do not worry. I will send you the recording of the training calls for you to listen on your own time!

Delphine Criscenzo

Gloriabit's picture

thank you very much

I do appreciate your reply; i will have to book for the call on 28th march at 9am.

Yours Gloria

innerdelight's picture

easy tool to check times

To check the times in your timezone, you can use this timezone converter:

this is a super handy tool;)

joyful blessings, Tina

ikirimat's picture

what time will it be in

what time will it be in Uganda? for next call for 28th March training? thanks

Grace Ikirimat

"It takes the hammer of persistence to drive the nail of success."

Hi Grace,

here is a link to a tool you can use to figure out the time it will be in your area:
Pick 9 am Pacific time and then select the closest city to you!
I hope this helps,

Delphine Criscenzo

Chinemu's picture

Need Clarification

Regards I need clarification on rating assignments for instance underneath is question 7, there are numbers 1 to 5 for rating and i suppose this is for the left question but there is another question at the right which has no numbers for rating it, please help me understand.
I hope my question is clear.

Question 7: OVERALL- How do you feel about this assignment overall? *
Take a step back, and rank this assignment OVERALL. How do you feel about the work presented here?

I am left wanting more; I feel that something was missing. 1 2 3 4 5 I feel moved and inspired!

delphine criscenzo's picture



The questions is asking how did you feel overall about the assignment, about the work presented to you in this assignment.
You will give a 1 to an assignment if you felt that you wanted more and/or something was missing.
You will give a 5 to an assignment if you felt moved by it and inspired by it!
Does that make sense?
Thanks for your question!

Delphine Criscenzo

Chinemu's picture


thank You for the clarification I get it. But another thing is the conference calls I have being unable to join in the calls because of the time difference but I have not yet received any recording. When can I expect a recording?.

delphine criscenzo's picture


Hi Chinemu,

I am glad I was able to help you.
I did send the recording last week. I am surprised you did not receive it!
Would you check your Spam folder. If it is not there, email me asking for the recording and I will send it to you.
Sorry about that!

Delphine Criscenzo

Hi Delphine,

I wanted to clarify if we are expected as Listeners to both complete the review form, which is only seen by VOF staff, and provide comments in the applicants' journals in addition to that? Just checking to see which comments are seen by the applicant.



delphine criscenzo's picture


Hi Jackie,

thanks for your question.
The comment which is seen by the applicant is the one you leave on her journal entry, on World Pulse.
The comment you leave on the review form is for World Pulse staff. The comments you leave for staff can be positive and bringing our attention to something great about the writing,or some concern about the assignment.
I hope this helps.

Delphine Criscenzo

Heidi's picture

2013 Vision Mentors?

Hi Delphine,
Have the 2013 Vision Mentors been selected already? Thanks,

Hi Heidi,
We are working on it!
Thanks for checking in!

Delphine Criscenzo

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