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WEB 2.0-A Transforming Power

The most exciting thing about this New Age of Information Technology or better still the computer age has been the creation of Web 2.0 which is not only a blessing but a great benefit to humanity because of the power of information, networking and meeting great people you never thought you could meet. It has equally been helpful in bringing both online and offline opportunities closer to one and therefore closer to a ‘bigger picture’ we hope for and desire most to transform ourselves. To me, it is a very important and useful platform to greater dreams and achievements and a force to reckon with.
It is vehemently a forefront media of solution to Women’s Empowerment Movements around the world and greatly inspires women issues. From my own perspective with Web 2.0, I will say it has been a helpful link for my voice to be heard. Before I became a member of the World Pulse Community in 2011, I had been writing articles which highlights mostly women and I always desired a platform where I could share my stories and make my voice heard, then I met a friend online on face book who is equally a member of the World Pulse and she advised me to join World Pulse where I could share articles. I took to her advice and then I met great minds and wonderful friends who inspired me with their works like Valeria, Leina, Stella Paul, Lea and many more and then we kept sharing ideas, experiences and opinions which have also made me a great thinker. Furthermore, as a gender and development research student, with the help of web 2.0, I found this forum one day while online on a Women’s Leadership and Empowerment conference to take place in BangKok, organised by the Tomorrow’s People Organization-an International NGO and I wrote something concerning women and I was selected to attend this conference sharing more of my paper and then it was published. I just want to say thanks to web 2.0 .
My opinion with web 2.0 is definitely seen as a tool that is and can be empowering because it connects me to unique opportunities to learn, interact and share ideas with the most innovative, educational and entrepreneurial minds by bringing together young prospective and future leaders as well as experienced professionals and social workers from different parts of the world on this same platform. That is web 2.0 for me.

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Mukut's picture

Wow!

Great Estelle. Truly inspiring.

Well done and all the best.

Love,

Mukut Ray

estelle's picture

thanks

happy to hear that

Aminah's picture

Web 2.0 is certainly a space

Web 2.0 is certainly a space and tool that brings people together. I hope to be among those future leaders who makes a change. And this group is one of a kind.

Great piece of writing.

Regards
Aminah

Salaam
Aminah

estelle's picture

hello

thanks, thanks, thanks,

kpisinski's picture

great

Good to hear how well it has worked for you and how it will continue to further our common cause!

Kim

Potter's picture

Transforming Power

Estelle, I so much enjoyed your post! You have a lot to say and you say it so well. Web 2.0 is an awesme power in hands like yours. Bangkok! Oh my! That must have been an amazing experience for you. I'd love to hear your stories about the conference and the journey. I'm impressed by the World Pulse participants you have connected with. Stella Paul and Valeria are two of my favorites I love your statement about web 2.0 as a "platform to greater dreams and achievements and a force to reckon with." You are an activist with huge potential. I look forward to reading more of your posts and getting to know you better. Keep it up!

estelle's picture

thanks Potter

We are here to strengthen one another. there is a lot to share and learn

hemrajan's picture

Hello Estelle Good essay! You

Hello Estelle

Good essay! You shared a great practical real example of how Web2.0 helped you broadcast your voice and enabled you to attend the international conference in Bangkok and get your paper published. Well done!

And I certainly agree with your point about Web 2.0 allowing you to meet people you never thought you could meet.

Asha

Carpe Diem

estelle's picture

Hi Asha

I love ur remarks, i feel so happy to see how my writings cuts across hearts. its fulfilling. thanks

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