About Me: I am a Sudanese woman, who resides outside the Sudan. I am married, and have one child. I am a researcher and an academic who specializes in Accounting, professional service firms, gender issues, developmental activities. I am a member of the Women's Budget Group (UK), and also run a charity that operates in the Sudan and focusses on Micro-finance projects.

My Passions: reading, squash, badmington, walking, dancing

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Hi Rihab,

Welcome to the PulseWire community. We are happy to have you here with us. Be sure to check out the Groups section to join groups and find others that share your interests and passions, the Voices Rising section to read other women’s stories, and all the other resources that are here for you. I look forward to hearing from you here on PulseWire, reading your journal entries, and learning more about your charity in Sudan. Once again, welcome to our community!


Hello Rihab,

Welcome to PulseWire. We are a vibrant online community with many groups and features to explore.

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I look forward to hearing more about your life.

Best wishes,



It's exciting to have you here and to learn a bit about you. We all get a little more empowered when more voices join the choir! Please feel free to share your thoughts, stories and encouragement. Hopefully you enjoy becoming a part of this global community.

I look forward to seeing more of you online and hearing more of your voice.

Listen. Engage. Have Fun!

Regards, Maria