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Oh the webs we weave

The internet has allowed women from all over the world to connect, to unite, to cry together, laugh together, heal together, and to be heard. We have so many more roads to travel and paths to take before we reach a place where women are seen as equitable to men.... I don't want us to be equal, equal means we are ignoring our differences from men.... We are women we are strong, proud, beautiful creatures that have value and meaning.... I want us to be equitable so that our differences and the benefits those differences can bring to the platform are acknowledged.

The internet has started us out with the silk from which we have woven and will continue to weave an amazing web. One that will reach out, touch lives, and help everyone we can reach. The web us as women weave, is much more intricate than just social media, it encompasses every aspect of our lives. Think of how much learning and growing we have done by being a part of WorldPulse.... Could we have done this this easily before? I have obtained my Masters and am now in my Doctorate program for Psychology because of the web. In a while I will be able to reach out and help anyone within the web's grasp.... I can help them bring their voices out, help them be heard and to join the rest of us that are intricately woven in the web.

Oh the webs we weave.... Let us continue weaving them ... We are women.... We will be heard!

Missyann Rose

This story was written for World Pulse’s Women Weave the Web Digital Action Campaign. Learn more »


PohChing's picture


The internet is a double edged sword. It depends on the user and the purpose. Many internet crimes like cheating cases have occurred the internet. Misuse of information by youngsters or misleading information for children are easily happening via the net. Many governments around the world are facing higher political challenges and competition due to the spread of the usage of internet. We can know people worldwide through online etc...many, many other examples.

gracest's picture

Education and the Internet


Thank you for your poetic testament to the Internet's ability to connect women and change lives! Your passion shines through in your words.
I'm curious what role the Internet played in you acquiring your Master's and PhD candidacy. Did you enroll as an online student?
Personally, I have found the Internet to be a very useful tool in researching all of the options available to me worldwide in order to reach my educational goals. We are no longer limited by place and this can be an exciting (but daunting) revelation!

Your friend,

chargerrose7's picture


Yes, I am taking online courses. I work full time and have 5 children at home so if the online option wasn't available I couldn't have gotten this far. I'm so grateful to be able to pursue the path I am on.


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