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Introducing myself and my journal: Rising with Women, Children and Mother Earth

About Me:
I am 53 years old and a first time college student! I am blessed to be the mother of a unique little boy who has grown into an amazing young man. I am in the Social Work program and an activist focusing on women's issues and the environment. I enjoy the privilege of volunteering my efforts in working with Neema Namadamu and her group of grassroots women leaders, Maman Shujjaa - Swahili for "Hero Women." In fact, I am presently planning a trip to the Democratic Republic of Congo this summer to work side by side with these incredible women!. I am blessed.

My Passions:
Activism, music, dark chocolate and coffee!

My Challenges:
I am challenged by my feelings of anger and despair when I get too entrenched in the systems that are at play.

My Vision for the Future:
A global movement of Women!

My Areas of Expertise:
Social media, making connections, listening from heart

Comments

JaniceW's picture

Welcome

I am so happy you have joined us. Neema is a dear friend of World Pulse and just one of the women who has dared to speak out for gender equality. Here, women are making connections crossing oceans, continents, and cultural barriers to change the way we live. Stories are being told, movements are being started and laws are being reformed as lives are transformed.

You are now a member of this vibrant community and I look forward to reading about your passions, ideas, concerns and dreams. You can share your ideas and dreams by writing in your journal, reading other member's journals and offering comments, and joining groups to participate in the discussions.

Again, welcome. I know that you will find PulseWire to be engaging, inspiring and thought-provoking.
Janice

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!

Peace!
Fatima

mrbeckbeck's picture

Hi Carmen

Hi Carmen,
Welcome to our community here! If you need some tips on how to make use of the site, I encourage you to look at our Getting Started Guide (http://worldpulse.com/pulsewire/about/guide).

You are indeed blessed to have the privilege of going to work with Neema and the other Maman Shujaa in DRC. Take my love and blessings with you!

Looking forward to hearing from you again soon.
Best wishes,

Scott Beck
World Pulse Online Community Manager

Jambo
tunafurai kuishi pamoja nawe hapa kwetu Bukavu

BRIGITTE MAWAZO

Carmen's picture

Jambo Brigitte! I so happy to

Jambo Brigitte!

I so happy to be welcomed by you! It is a pleasure to work with you.

Carmen

Carmen

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