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Digital Empowerment Toolkit Now Available!

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Introducing myself and my journal: Connecting the disconnected.

About Me:
Co-Founder of Myanmar ICT for Development Organization (MIDO), an ICT4D focused local NGO in Myanmar. An Internet Freedom Activist. Gives training on Social Media, Citizen Journalism and Digital Security. Passionate about merging technology for community development and empowering women thru ICT.

My Passions:
ICT for Community Development, Empowering Women thru with ICT

My Challenges:
Domestic ICT Policy, Mainstream media stereotyping the usage of Internet of women, Inadequate Infrastructure

My Vision for the Future:
Connecting the unconnected women to the world through ICT

My Areas of Expertise:
ICT4D, Digital Security, Social Media, Citizen Journalism, Telecenter Management

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kellyannaustin's picture

Women Weave the Web Campaign

Dear Htaike,

I was so fascinated by your description of your ICT4D NGO. I wonder if you would be willing to compose a piece about digital issues for our Women Weave the Web Campaign? I'd love to hear your thoughts about how technology affects your life and the lives of women around you. And your ICT work would be a perfect subject! You can find out more information about the campaign here, http://worldpulse.com/campaigns/www/how-to-participate It would be fabulous to have your voice join others as we think through issues around digital access in all its complexity.

By participating, you will be joining a global community of women speaking out on the importance of digital inclusion and empowerment for women. Your voice will be delivered to powerful decision makers such as government officials, leaders in the technology industry, and policy makers at international organizations. In addition to influencing global agendas, your submission to the campaign will open the door to incredible opportunities such as:

· Being selected to represent World Pulse at influential international forums. This is your chance to meet key players and make your voice count!

· Connecting and building relationships with grassroots women leaders around the world. Be part of a community of thousands of women speaking out on this issue!

· Exploring and sharing resources for your work on our Campaign Resources page. Find support for your initiatives from funding to volunteers and supporters!

· Getting your voice heard on a global scale! World Pulse will analyze and collate your stories to deliver recommendations to influencers and decision makers on a global scale.

· Getting visibility and support for your work. Your story could be featured on our site, included in an e-magazine, or even published by well-known media outlets!

And the 2014 Lynn Syms Prize will be awarded to an outstanding grassroots woman and visionary voice using digital tools to effect change and advance her community work. The prize will include a $20,000 monetary prize to be paid out over two years to support her community based work, a feature profile on WorldPulse.com, and an all-expense paid trip to speak her message in New York City. You can find more on the website, http://worldpulse.com/campaigns/www/www-women-weave-the-web-campaign-prizes

Some exiting new developments will be announced soon! Please follow the World Pulse blog: http://worldpulse.com/about/blog

Wishing you peace,

Kelly

Y's picture

Hello and welcome to world

Hello and welcome to world pulse, Htaike.
It seems that your passions and expertise have been waiting for World Pulse where we empower each other through sharing education resources. We're happy to have you here.

You are now a part of a thriving grassroots network of women leaders and supporters from more than 190 countries. See the Getting Started Guide to learn more about networking in our community: http://worldpulse.com/pulsewire/about/guide

I look forward to hearing more of your voice in WorldPulse.

Blessings.
Yvette

Yvette

Bienvenu à WOLRD PULSE j'espère que vous apprécierer faire partie de cette communauté des femmes de beaucoup de pays à travers le monde. Nous pouvons trouver des solutions pour mettre fin à la violence faite aux femmes et à faire un monde de paix et sécurité pour nos familles de notre génération présente mais aussi et surtout celle futur. Nous entendons votre voix sur les histoier de votre vie.
A bientôt

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