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Jennifer Burden
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Jennifer Burden is the founder and CEO of, an award winning website that writes from over 20 countries on motherhood, culture, human rights and social good. She advocates to solve global poverty issues with ONE Girls and Women and the UN Foundation. She has traveled with the Shot@Life campaign to Uganda and Americares to Nicaragua to observe and report on global health programs. Burden has also received the UN Foundation's "Global Influencer" and "Social Media" fellowships. In 2014 she was also invited by the World Bank to attend and report on the World Bank and IMF Civil Society Meetings in Washington, DC. She is a proud mother of two young girls and a recreation league basketball coach.

Entries by Jennifer Burden

Immigration Flows Through My Veins

(5) Comments | Posted November 25, 2014 | 10:21 AM

Recently, I was invited to the White House as media this coming December to join a conversation on cross cultural exchanges for students. When I phoned my mom to tell her the news, I said, "I'm the first one from our family to be invited to the White...

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Headed to Uganda With the UN Foundation

(2) Comments | Posted October 26, 2012 | 10:20 AM

This week I'm one of 9 Shot@Life champions who have departed on a delegation to Uganda to view UNICEF's Child and Family Health Days. So many things are running through my mind. I feel like I'm having a Margaret Mead moment. "What would Mead, the famous ground-breaking anthropologist, have done?",...

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Global Motherhood: My Wish For World Mothers

(24) Comments | Posted August 28, 2012 | 7:01 PM


Jennifer Burden, founder of World Moms Blog, Lisa Belkin Senior Columnist at HuffPost Parents and Nicole Melancon (thirdeyemom) editor at World Moms Blog at BlogHer '12 in NYC.

I don't care if another mother's beliefs differ than mine, I don't care if...

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