About Me: Greetings. I am a faculty member in the Department of Special Education at Portland State University in Portland, Oregon. Originally from San Diego, I have lived in the Pacific Northwest for about 15 years. I have three grown and beautiful children. I volunteer locally with the Portland-Guadalajara Sister Cities and other local organizations. My career focus and hobby is to create equitable educational systems for all students. I love to work with the various cultural groups in our region and love learning about new ones.

My Passions: Reading, working with students (young and old)

My Challenges: time

My Vision for the Future: Feed every human being

My Areas of Expertise: education

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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

WorldPulse Community Champion 

Environment Group 

Hey there! Welcome to Worldpulse community!

It’s so exciting having you with us, I am sure you will have a fabulous time with your new online friends as well as find this to be a very positive experience. 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.