About Me: Lianna Reed is a senior at Bryn Mawr College majoring in Political Science and French, with a focus on sub-Saharan Africa and Peace, Conflict, and Social Justice. She grew up in rural Vermont. During the summer of 2013, Lianna worked as an intern with the Human Rights Program at The Carter Center, helping organize the Human Rights Defenders Forum on religion and women’s rights, translating documents and researching human rights violations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. In 2012-2013 Lianna spent seven months living in France, refining her French, volunteering on organic farms in Normandy, and studying political geography and the African Sahel at the Sorbonne in Paris. In high school Lianna started a chapter of Rotary Interact and established ties to an organization founded by Sudanese refugees that was building schools for young women in southern Sudan. Lianna is an avid photographer and traveler and loves to laugh.

My Passions: traveling, laughing, taking photographs

My Challenges: speaking too fast and thinking too fast

My Vision for the Future: Peace in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

My Areas of Expertise: human rights, transitional justice, political economy (land distribution), mining


Hello Welcome to our vibrant World Pulse online community! It is a pleasure to have you with us. Here you will find people from over 190 countries to network and connect with. You'll be able to find people who share your interests and passions as it is a very positive, support space.

I want to encourage you to read through our Getting Started Guide to better understand how to navigate our site: http://worldpulse.com/pulsewire/about/guide

I encourage you to be bold and brave by sharing your own voice! We're ready to listen. I hope to read more about you soon in your journal.

Thanks for being with us! Once again, welcome! Cheers, Umme Mahbuba

je viens de lire votre profil, c'est vraiment bon. Avec la défense des droits de la femme, je comprends que vous n'êtes pas n'importe qui! je vous encourage aussi dans la dite traduction.


Dear friend,

Welcome to WorldPulse! You are now part of a thriving community of women from all parts of the world. See the Online Community Getting Started Guide to learn more about networking in our community: http://www.worldpulse.com/pulsewire/about/guide

Please explore the site to meet the women and also find the groups of your interest.

I look forward to hearing your voice in the community!

In friendship,

With best wishes,

Nusrat Ara