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Need: Participation in Video project: What is the change YOU are being in this world?

Women are the change. We shouldn't be told we don't understand. As such, it is your voices that I'm here to hear from, here to learn from and here to document. I want to start a project that binds all the strong women together. And that begins with one simple thing...Hearing and recording your voices! (Ok, and, maybe your face on a Webcam...but, only if you feel comfortable with that)

Here's the deal...I'm planning to go to the World Social Forum in Dakar in February 2011 and I want to put together a participatory workshop about women being the change they are seeing in the world and recording the positive, inspiring stories of strong women for this video project. And, I want this journey to start before the World Social Forum and with YOU. Yup....YOU! I want to collect as many women's voices of change. The idea is to get as many of you to answer this question: “What is the change YOU are being in this world?” Using Skype and the power of Web 2.0, I will record and put together the voices and faces from women all over the world to inspire the women I will meet at the World Social Forum in Dakar to tell their own stories. I want to make your voices a catalyst.

If you would like to take part in this project, it's simple! Here's what you have to do:

1) ADD me on SKYPE ( My user name is: nellybassily

2) We chat on SKYPE a little. We get to learn about each other. :) (I can converse with you in five different languages: English, French, Arabic, Spanish and Portuguese or you can teach me a new word in your mother tongue!)

3) I record your answer through Webcam or audio (your choice) to the following question: What is the change YOU are being in this world?

ARE YOU IN? Think you might know another woman who would be perfect to answer this question? Tell her to contact me on Skype! (or email me: )

Thanks and hope to hear from as many of you as possible! :D
Much love and solidarity,



Eurekafilipina's picture

Count me in!!!

dear nelly,

that's novel project you are doing... and i want to support it...

my skype user name is: Eurekafilipina

good luck, nelly!



laughterlove's picture

Hi Nelly! I would love to

Hi Nelly!
I would love to participate in this!

For all of life is like that race with ups and downs and all. And all you have to do to win is rise each time you fall.
“Quit! Give up! You’re beaten!” They still shout in my face. But another voice within me says “GET UP AND WIN THE RACE!” DH Groberg

Hi Nelly

Carrying my message from Detroit US social forum to Dakar WSF!!!

Would love to connect sometime. Here is my work on bringing awareness on
the blindspots of capitalism and how to work for a new economic paradigm.
See my journal. And visit


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