Week One Assignment

Assignment Write a 500 word or less article that describes:

  • What most excites you about Web 2.0;
  • What solutions you think Web 2.0 brings to the global women's empowerment movement;
  • How are, or can, these tools be empowering for you?


  • Your article should be 500 words or fewer.
  • Post your article in your personal journal on World Pulse by April 8th, 2013 at 11:55pm Pacific Daylight Time (PDT)*. To do this, go to your Journal (if you are not already logged in, you will be directed to do so). On the right hand side of the page, there will be an orange button that says "Post to Your Journal". Once you click on this button, you will be able to post your assignment.
  • You may put any title you want on your journal entry, but you MUST copy and paste the following text into the line labeled "Tags": 2013 VOF Week 1 If you would like tips on how to tag, click here!
  • Get to know your fellow Voices of Our Future applicants on World Pulse online community: visit their profiles, comment on their journal entries, add them as your friends, and explore our online community!

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Week 1 Classroom Navigation

Week One Learning Materials Media and Women's Empowerment (1/3) An Introduction to New Media Concepts (2/3) Opportunities Provided by New Media (3/3)

Helpful Links
Applicant Group Page Listeners Group Page
Helpful Tools

Time and Date Converter Word Count Tool: make sure you're at or under the limit!