Anna Lemberger

Anna Lemberger
Anna was an Outreach Assistant for the US Strategic Relationships team at ONE. As a former ONE intern, she helped manage the Fall 2011 Agriculture Griot course. She holds a dual degree in English and Information Science and Technology from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Author contributions

One 9 year old’s dream for changing the world — with knitting

One 9 year old’s dream for changing the world — with knitting

At just nine years old, Ellie, a young knitting enthusiast, became the face of her very own nonprofit – KidKnits. Ellie was inspired by the hand-spun yarn she had received from Rwanda and wanted to find a way to buy more from these women yarn-makers and to share their product with others. Her entrepreneurial parents…...
Photos: Kickboxing for peace in South Sudan

Photos: Kickboxing for peace in South Sudan

Last year, National Geographic brought its photo camp to one of the world’s youngest nations, South Sudan.  To date, 67 camps have been held around the world with the purpose of “empowering youth to document their communities using photography.” For South Sudan, a country just starting to build its history, the......
11 standout moments for girls and women in 2014

11 standout moments for girls and women in 2014

Co-written by Anna Lemberger and Signa Mahung As 2014 comes to an end, ONE Girls and Women looks back on some incredibly standout moments for girls and women this year. From big awards in science to viral discussions about gender equality, these are the events and people that made us sit up and pay attention…...
12 Quotes that will make you think, laugh, and want to change the world

12 Quotes that will make you think, laugh, and want to change the world

The West African Adinkra Symbol, “AYA,” or the fern, is a symbol of endurance, resourcefulness, and growth. It became the perfect symbol for ONE’s first-ever girls and women conference – the AYA Summit – this year. After two days of incredible speakers, soul-soaring performances, and gut-wrenching stories, attendees......
Moms around the world voice their support for #EndEbola

Moms around the world voice their support for #EndEbola

This #GivingTuesday is the perfect time for us to once again feature some amazing organizations that are working tirelessly to contain Ebola and provide health care and education to affected communities in West Africa. With the help of our community partner, World Moms Blog, we’ve asked a sampling of mothers from 5 c......
AYA Summit: Agenda

AYA Summit: Agenda

Wednesday, October 22 3:00 – 6:00 pm – Registration, The Fairfax Hotel at Embassy Row, 2100 Massachusetts Ave NW 6:00 – 8:00 pm – Cocktails at The Mansion on O Street, 2020 O St NW   Thursday, October 23 7:45 – 8:35 am – Buses depart hotel to Google, 25 Massachusetts Ave NW 8:00 R......
Speaker Profiles

Speaker Profiles

Patricia Amira has carved a stellar career path in radio and television. Creator and content-driver of her own ‘The Patricia Show’, broadcast on four continents, she is committed to presenting a rounded view to modern day issues. In addition, she is developing avenues in which this view can be more effectively utilized in......
AYA Summit – A Very Special Thank You

AYA Summit – A Very Special Thank You

  Thank you to the organizations and people who made this Summit possible:                               Cathleen Falsani and Hachette Book Group         Jane Mosbacher Morris | To the Market        ...
Speaker Profiles

Speaker Profiles

Patricia Amira has carved a stellar career path in radio and television. Creator and content-driver of her own ‘The Patricia Show’, broadcast on four continents, she is committed to presenting a rounded view to modern day issues. In addition, she is developing avenues in which this view can be more effectively utilized in......
Summer reading: ‘Happiness Like Water’ by Chinelo Okparanta

Summer reading: ‘Happiness Like Water’ by Chinelo Okparanta

As you put together your summer reading list this year, be sure to leave a slot open for Chinelo Okparanta. This young author was named one of six New Voices for 2012 by Granta, and after reading her debut short-story collection, Happiness, Like Water, I can see why. From Port Harcourt to America, Okparanta thrusts…...
ONE Moms travel to Ethiopia to report on newborn health

ONE Moms travel to Ethiopia to report on newborn health

Meet ONE Moms Elizabeth Atalay and Nicole Melancon – both world travelers, advocates, and social good digital journalists who met at a blogging conference several years ago. Although they live across the country from one another, they have frequently worked together on campaigns with ONE, World Moms Blog, and Mom Blogge......
6 lessons to live by from ONE Moms

6 lessons to live by from ONE Moms

This weekend is Mother’s Day – a time to celebrate the amazing women who guide, nurture, and, every once in a while, provide some tough love. We asked our rock star ONE Moms to share the advice they would give to their daughter, or another important girl in their life, and what advice they received from their&he......
National Poetry Month: Uplifting verses from 11 strong female poets

National Poetry Month: Uplifting verses from 11 strong female poets

April is National Poetry Month! To celebrate, here’s a set of graphics that showcase some of our favorite verses of poetry by strong women poets from around the world.  Please add to our list by posting your favorite poem or poet in our comments section below. We would especially love more poems in other languages!&hel......
Rare beauty: Meet ONE Mom Nancy Sumari, former Miss Tanzania

Rare beauty: Meet ONE Mom Nancy Sumari, former Miss Tanzania

She’s beautiful, she’s giving, and she’s smart – a rare beauty, indeed!  I recently got to chat with the amazing and talented former Miss Tanzania, Nancy Sumari. She’s new to the ONE Moms community, and I wanted to learn more about what motivates this author, mother, businesswoman and passionate......
About AYA

About AYA

Welcome to the AYA Summit. The African Adinkra Symbol, “AYA,” or the fern, is a symbol of endurance, resourcefulness, and growth. We hope these qualities will help guide your time here as we learn from an exceptional group of leaders, artists, authors, thinkers, journalists, and truly inspirational voices and adv......