Bringing Women a Global Voice: Jensine Larsen, World Pulse

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The most powerful impact we found was actually in the women's leadership and influence locally. Just here in the Bay Area we have local things like, Oakland Local , Oakland Seen , and Spot.us. The first place that you start is you really want to tap into the local wisdom and the local experience that's there in the community, on the ground, that the big media outlets are probably missing. They're coming from Nepal, the Philippines, and Bolivia.

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Women's Global Green Action Network: An Interview with Melinda Kramer

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So many of these women are local leaders, and Women's Global Green Action Network is attempting to provide a space for women to step into roles of being global advocates, and to really have a more prevalent platform for the messages and the work that they are doing. It could be training in information and communication technology, or it could be a training on a local water filter that would be helpful for people to bring to their communities.

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Using Photography to Change the World: An Interview with Paola Gianturco

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I've now documented women's lives in 40 countries, over the past 10 or 12 years, and everywhere I went, I found women who were helping each other, local women. Britt Bravo: In so many of the groups you profiled, the women were using the arts for education, empowerment, or healing. It is very different to interview sex workers who have been trafficked in Phnom Penh, than to interview women who are doing knitting in Bolivia.

The Global Fund for Women: An Interview with Kavita Ramdas

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I think what makes us unique is that we are really investing in women's leadership and women's creativity in developing local solutions to some of the world's most challenging problems. I think my favorite example of that is a women's group from the highlands of Bolivia who wrote to us maybe seven or eight years ago. "I think there are many different ways in which you define leadership.

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