About Me: Jayne is an internationally-recognized professional with more than 20 years of experience regarding communications, community/volunteer involvement, and capacity-building for nonprofit organizations, non-governmental organizations/civil society, government-based community programs, and corporate philanthropy programs. She has worked on the local, regional, national and international level, and has worked extensively with multi-cultural audiences, corporate audiences, United Nations agencies, international aid workers, low-income communities, and those who are traditionally socially-excluded. She has a demonstrated commitment to gender issues and mainstreaming gender considerations in her work. A citizen of the USA and a native of Kentucky, she lived in Germany from February 2001 through April 2009, except for six months in 2007, when she lived in Afghanistan. She now lives again in the USA, and is currently based in the Portland, Oregon area.

My Passions: Women's empowerment, Women's rights, companion animals

My Challenges: Finding steady paid employment, adjusting to the USA

My Vision for the Future: Equal rights and equal access to education, services and jobs for all

My Areas of Expertise: communications, community/volunteer involvement, and capacity-building

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Hello Jayne,

Welcome to PulseWire. We are a vibrant online community with many groups and features, which I encourage you to explore.

I suggest going to the Voices Rising section. Here you can view and comment on the latest posts. It is available here: http://www.worldpulse.com/pulsewire/voices

Joining the PulseWire Lounge is also a great place to start. This group is at the heart of the PulseWire culture and can be found here: http://worldpulse.com/pulsewire/groups/3740

I look forward to hearing more about your life in th US.

Best wishes,


Hey there! Welcome to PulseWire!

Its so exciting having you with us, I am sure you will have a fun time with your new online friends. I know that you will find this to be a positive experience and I encourage you to take advantage of the numerous resources and features available through our vibrant online community.

Welcome again to our global community and I look forward to hearing more from you here on PulseWire!