Meet the new World Pulse Community Champions.
Topsie’s vision for prosperity is rooted in her determination to see women everywhere avoid the economic hardship she watched her mother endure in Nigeria. Aliya’s vision for empowered leadership is rooted in her own resilience growing up in a conflict zone in Kashmir. Victoria in Italy is rooted in the natural world around her, which inspires her to action.
These women join 16 other leaders as the newest cohort of World Pulse Community Champions. They will draw on their roots over the next six months as they mobilize World Pulse’s online community towards solutions to challenges shared by women around the world.
They are stepping up to lead World Pulse’s topic groups: Economic Empowerment, Environment, Gender-based Violence, Leadership, and Technology & Innovation. And they are ushering in the launch of World Pulse’s first regional group, which will bring together change leaders across Africa. They are building on the successes of the Champions who came before them. Five of them are returning Community Champions, eager to keep growing their impact.
These 19 leaders represent 19 different paths to leadership. They hail from 12 different countries. They have diverse skills, from group facilitation to written expression. While they will put their own unique stamp on their work, they are united by the belief that for our visions to become reality, we need each other. “Bringing women’s voices together binds us in sisterhood,” says Celine, one of the Champions for the new Africa group.
At World Pulse, this sisterhood is defined broadly. Though World Pulse groups are bursting with women’s ideas and creativity, women aren’t the only ones making important contributions. This year we welcome our first male Community Champion, Imran Inam, of Pakistan, who is excited to help lead the Economic Empowerment group.
Join these leaders as they co-create revolutionary online spaces where anyone can express herself, find resources and support, and find her own path to leadership.
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