The first time I came across World Pulse online, I was very excited.
You know why?
Because I saw it as an opportunity and a platform for change. A platform for many women all over the world to share their stories, projects, programs, dreams and ideas with other wonderful people.
Being educated does not give me the right to look down on others who are not educated, rather it gives me an opportunity to do something for the society especially for women and young girls who are not as privileged as I am.
I have always wanted to give back to the society no matter how little. I thought of ways that I could use my IT skills and educational background to help others; in 2014, I started InspireIT online because I wanted more young girls and women in STEM fields. I used the online resources available to me at that time (twitter, facebook, blog, Youtube etc). I love technology and I am always willing to teach people basic computer skills.
I am inspired when I see people who start great things from small beginnings. Yes, I did not have all I wanted to enable me start InspireIT but I started anyway. Has the response so far on the program been so great? Not really but do I intend to stop, No is the answer.
I am Christian but I do not hate other people who are not Christians because God is love and he does not discriminate no matter your religion, background or history. I have a supportive family and I am blessed to have met some great people in my life and I believe I will still meet some more. If I am passionate about something, then you will definitely know because I will not stop talking about it.
I always encourage women to take the issue of “positive change” into their own hands. Do not wait for the government to do everything for you. You can start with what you have no matter how little. You can organize women in your neighborhood and teach them how to write, you can teach them how to share their stories using Twitter and Facebook, you can help change a woman’s life by simply sharing her story online, you can do so many “little” things.