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Introducing myself and my journal: A VIEW FROM A BROAD

About Me:
Raised in the USA, based in Australia, currently residing in Indonesia, volunteering in maternal and child health and writing

My Passions:
writing, social justice, human rights, education, sustainability

My Challenges:
an unjust world, greed, ignorance, fear

My Vision for the Future:
a sustainable world where everyone has access to food, clean water, health, education and fair treatment

My Areas of Expertise:
writing, grant writing, public speaking/presenting, strategic planning, the NGO world

Comments

JaniceW's picture

Love your title!

Liz,
It is such a joy to welcome you to PulseWire. Your work in development is so important in helping to raise awareness and supporting the valued work NGOs contribute to our world. Please take a moment to post a picture of yourself, or a symbol that has meaning to you. I am also thrilled to see that you have joined the Voices of Our Future group and can't wait to read more about your vision, ideas, passions and concerns.

We are excited that you have decided to join our online community. I know that you will find this to be a positive experience. Best wishes,
Janice
PulseWire Community Director

gkimball's picture

global youth book

Dear Liz, Hello. I’m writing a book about global youth viewpoints and would be very appreciative of your help getting these questions to young people 19 and younger who would like to be part of my book. Thanks, Gayle

Greetings from California. I'm writing a book that gives you and other young people around the world an opportunity to say what's on your mind. This is your chance to be heard. Many of you have wonderful suggestions for how to make our world a better to live in, so I'm asking people age 19 and under to respond to 10 questions. I’ll compare your answers by age, gender, and location.
See myspace.com/globalyouthviewpoints for the questions and photos of schools and students I’ve visited on three continents. Also see http://globalyouthspeakout.ning.com/main/index/addContent
(I’ve written other peer-based books for youth, including The Teen Trip: The Complete Resource Guide and How to Survive Your Parents’ Divorce: Kids’ Advice to Kids.) Please also forward to kids and their teachers so they can be part of the global youth book.
Thanks, Gayle Kimball, Ph.D.

1. If you could ask a question of the wisest person in the world,
what would you ask her or him about life?
2. What bothers you in your daily life? What practice best helps you stay calm?
3. If there was one thing you could change about adults, what
would it be?
4. What would you like to change about yourself?
5. What do you like to do for fun?
6. When have you felt most loved by someone else?
7. Why do you think you’re here on earth; what’s your purpose?
8. On a scale of 1 to 100, how highly would you grade your
school? Why?
9. What work would you like to do when you're an adult?
10. If you were the leader of your country, what changes would you make?
11. Imagine you get to write on a T-shirt going on a trip around the world. What do you want your T-mail to say to people?

What questions are missing that you’d like to answer? Your email. . . . . . .
What first name would you like used in the book to quote you?
How old are you?
Girl or boy?
What city and country do you live in?
Gracias! Merci! Danke! Arrigato! Chi chi!

> > > > >Previous Books:
> > > > > Essential Energy Tools book and 3 videos.
> > > > > 21st Century Families: Blueprints for Family-Friendly Workplaces,
Schools and Governments. (Equality Press)
> > > > > How to Create Your Ideal Workplace (Equality Press)
> > > > > The Teen Trip: The Complete Resource Guide (Equality Press)
> > > > > 50/50 Parenting (Lexington Books)
> > > > > 50/50 Marriage (Beacon Press)
> > > > > ed. Everything You Need to Know to Succeed After College (Equality
Press)
> > > > > How to Survive Your Parents' Divorce (Equality Press)
> > > > > ed. Women's Culture (Scarecrow Press)
> > > > Ed. Women's Culture Revisited. (Scarecrow Press, 2005)

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