2013 World Pulse LIVE: Jensine; World Pulse Community Members Beatrice from Uganda, Kara from U.S., and Leina from Cameroon; Oregon Public Broadcasting's Allison Frost
Leading the Digital Revolution
This fall, three amazing women from the World Pulse community traveled to New York, Portland, and San Francisco to speak out on global stages and at influential forums. Their stories from Tibet, Nigeria, and the U.S. touched hearts and minds as they demonstrated the power of digital technology in changing lives and creating solutions to today’s most pressing issues.
Connect with the Speakers
A VOICE FOR GIRLS' EDUCATION
Born in a small village in the Tibetan plateau, Jampa is a poet and rising community leader. The only person from her village to attend a university, she has improved the lives of hundreds through small solar and literacy development projects. Jampa is committed to giving voice to the invisible women of Tibet and empowering young girls to pursue their dreams.
I want to inspire all women and girls to dare to use the creative power of their minds.
A VOICE FOR WOMEN & CLIMATE CHANGE
Olanike Olugboji, Nigeria
Olanike hails from the beautiful and resource-abundant country of Nigeria. Yet, she has witnessed the environmental exploitation of her beloved homeland and mobilizes grassroots women to take charge as they have been most impacted. She believes that the only way to ensure the environmental security of Nigeria is to make sure that women have equal voice in these decisions.
Together, women can bridge the gender divide in the environmental sector.
A VOICE FOR MATERNAL CARE
Ynanna Djehuty, United States
Born and raised in the Bronx, Ynanna is an Afro-Dominicana midwife and writer. She raises awareness about maternal and infant health for women in the United States, the country with the worst maternal death rate among industrialized nations. In particular she is dedicated to radically changing the conditions under which women of color are giving birth in the US healthcare system.
Birthing is not just a women’s issue – it is a human rights issue.
CEO AND FOUNDER OF WORLD PULSE
Jensine Larsen, United States
Jensine (Yen-See Nah) Larsen, an award-winning social media entrepreneur and international journalist is the founder of World Pulse. With her finger on the pulse of women's voices globally, Jensine speaks around the world, appearing in media and on stages from NPR to TED. In his best selling book, “Half the Sky” New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof recommends joining World Pulse as one of the top 4 things you can do in 10 minutes to support women globally.
We are on the verge of the greatest global acceleration of women's empowerment in history due to the connective power of digital media and technology.
Experience World Pulse LIVE 2014
September 21-October 3, 2014
New York | Portland | San Francisco
New York, New York
Sep 21: People's Climate March – where the biggest rally demanding climate change in our planet's history took over the streets of Manhattan! More »
Sep 21: Social Good Summit – where global citizens united around UN Week in order to unlock the potential of technology to make the world a better place. Watch »
Sep 22: Clinton Global Initiative Mid-Day Mixer – where a community of global leaders convened to forge solutions to the world's most pressing challenges. More »
Sep 22: Experience the Pulse: NYC – where the World Pulse community of New York came together for a special evening of stories and connection, experienced from a beautiful Midtown rooftop lounge.
Sep 25: Experience the Pulse: PDX – where World Pulse correspondents united with our hometown allies, during an evening at the World Trade Center!
Sep 26: City Club of Portland – where civic-minded people came together to make Portland and Oregon better places to live, work and play, for everyone. Watch »
Sep 26: International Women's Forum: Oregon Chapter – where women of significant and diverse achievements came together to inspire better leadership for a changing world.
San Francisco, California
September 30-October 3
Sep 30: Digital Access and Inclusion Workshop – where leading technology companies discussed how to integrate World Pulse solutions. Hosted by Partners Super Women at Twitter and BSR.
Sep 30: Reception with World Pulse, Twitter and BSR – where women’s empowerment advocates from leading companies and civil society gathered to continue the afternoon’s workshop conversation.
Oct 1: Watermark Special Event – where the Bay Area's executive women came together to connect, develop and advocate for the advancement of women in the workforce. More »
A huge thank you to our 2014 sponsors, partners, and hosts!
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