Across the Earth, courageous women leaders from rural villages to corporate suites are connecting to solve global problems. At the July 12 Citizen Salon, Jensine Larsen, the founder of World Pulse, shares her personal journey building an interactive global media enterprise uniting women from over 190 nations, including those from remote regions and conflict zones using internet cafes and cell phones. Larsen will discuss how women the world over - and here at home - can participate in this ongoing evolution.
Jensine (Yen-See Nah) Larsen, an award-winning social media entrepreneur and international journalist is the founder of World Pulse, an action media network powered by women from 190 countries. Jensine has pioneered World Pulse magazine, grassroots women’s citizen journalism training, and an interactive website that enables women on the ground to speak for themselves and connect to solve global problems.
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.
Dinner will be a delicious meal of grilled salmon and fresh vegetables with a tasty fruit crisp for dessert.