Anna Lemberger

Anna Lemberger
Anna is the 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 has previously worked for a governor of Wisconsin, Ford Models, Wisconsin Public Radio, and as a peer health advocate and blogger. She holds a dual degree in English and Information Science and Technology from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Author contributions

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......
8 ONE supporters take part in #Blogust 2013

8 ONE supporters take part in #Blogust 2013

For the entire month of August, some of our amazing ONE Moms and Dads are picking up the virtual baton in an effort to provide life-saving vaccines to children worldwide. They’re joining a group of 31 bloggers across the country through Blogust, an annual event hosted by Shot@Life, a campaign for vaccines by the UN…...
Transform your skin, transform a community: The story behind Shea Yeleen

Transform your skin, transform a community: The story behind Shea Yeleen

We are loving Shea Yeleen International here at ONE, and not just because the shea butter in their luxuriously scented products – like Apple Lip Balm, Jasmine Sandalwood Rose Shea Butter Soap and Lavender Honeysuckle Body Butter – make your skin feel amazing. This social enterprise also has a positive impact on......
The ‘give back’ wedding

The ‘give back’ wedding

I recently heard about this adorable couple in Colorado who planned their entire wedding around the concept of “giving back.” So of course I had to find out more about this loving, generous couple and their give back wedding. I mean, just look how cute they are – and no, not the dogs, although they are also adorable.
GlobeMed Georgetown Talks Nutrition

GlobeMed Georgetown Talks Nutrition

Friday night. College campus. Normally these two phrases together conjure up images of house parties, sporting events, late night food truck visits and students generally unwinding after a week of homework and lectures. So I was rather impressed when I was invited to attend a student-hosted benefit dinner and speaker panel on......
Congratulations, griots!

Congratulations, griots!

Last week, ONE, in partnership with the World Food Programme and WFP USA, had the privilege of graduating 126 griots in 33 countries from our online course, “Growing Solutions to End Hunger: The Hunger and Agriculture Griot Project.” In six weeks, our students completed a minimum of 48 hours of coursework related ......
New report explores opportunities to rebalance US farm policies

New report explores opportunities to rebalance US farm policies

While people in the United States are celebrating a bountiful Thanksgiving today, many people in the developing world are not so lucky. This new report from Bread for the World provides an eye-opening look into world hunger and is a reminder of those who wake up every day without knowing when they will get their…...
Incubation labs give African engineers space to innovate

Incubation labs give African engineers space to innovate

In honor of Global Entrepreneurship Week, Anna Lemberger looks into a phenomenon taking place all over Africa: innovation labs. What do you get when you give an engineer chicken wire and plywood? Well, if you’re in the University of Nairobi’s FabLab, a program inspired by a similar lab at MIT, you might see one of…...
Agriculture Griots are on their way to becoming hunger experts

Agriculture Griots are on their way to becoming hunger experts

Anna Lemberger, an intern for ONE’s Hunger & Agriculture Griot program, writes an update on the course. This is her first post on the ONE Blog. Griots de Sambala. Photo credit: WikimediaInspired by the tradition of griots — a West African term for storytellers, history-keepers and agents of culture change R......