My Story Blog
My Story is a new blog series designed to capture women’s voices and facilitate dynamic exchange. Every month, diverse Global Women Storytellers will share their experiences and their unique points of view on issues related to women and girls. And, each week, our team will post a question for reflection and invite women to respond with their own personal stories, testimonies, music, even art!
Use your voice. Share your story. Inspire action!
Global Women is passionate about empowering women. We want to create as many channels as possible to talk about issues affecting women and girls. We also want to give women an opportunity to tell their own stories, in their own voices to build understanding and inspire action.
Through this collection of diverse voices, we hope to…
- Raise awareness about issues that are important to women and girls
- Encourage better listening, build understanding and human connection among people from different countries and cultures and with different views and beliefs
- Promote women’s leadership
- Inspire, uplift and mobilize people for action
- Challenge false assumptions, uncover biases and dismantle myths by creating an experience of standing in someone else’s shoes and seeing through someone else’s eyes
It doesn’t matter if you have one story of a recent experience you want to share or if you want to write a series of articles on a specific topic or cause. We want to hear from you!
When will the My Story Project launch?
The project is scheduled to begin the week of February 20th. We will use our social media channels to publicize the launch.
How will the “exchange” work?
Every Wednesday, Global Women will post a question for reflection on its blog page. After the question is posted, Global Women will collect responses and share them from Saturday-Sunday each week on its blog page.
Who can participate?
Our blog is public. Anyone can respond to any question posted. However, responders will have to log-in to one of several applications linked to upload their comments and/or files.
What is the process for submitting responses?
At the bottom of every blog post there is a section for “comments.” You can type a comment directly in the text box or upload a file. You must own or have the right to distribute any and all content submitted. You must also give Global Women permission to share the information submitted to audiences of its choosing.
What types of files can I upload?
Image files: jpg, gif
Video: mp4, mov
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