Emily Walker

Emily Walker
Emily Walker is the Marketing Manager on ONE's Marketing team. Before this role, she served as the Press Assistant on the Communications team at ONE and as the Communications Intern. She graduated from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, VA.

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Selfies and Statements for 2015

Selfies and Statements for 2015

Last week, on January 15th, 15-year-olds from around the US gathered in DC to help launch action/2015. While they were here, we asked them to share some words of wisdom with us and, of course, a selfie.
PHOTOS: #Action2015 kicks-off around the world

PHOTOS: #Action2015 kicks-off around the world

Youth all around the world are stepping up today to #DemandBetter of our world leaders and to kick off #action2015! From Tanzania to Germany and Nigeria to the UK, see what they’ve accomplished so far… Together, we can do more. Join us at one.org/2015 to make your pledge to demand a better world....
Photo Series: The Art of Saving a Life

Photo Series: The Art of Saving a Life

The Art of Saving a Life is a collection of stories about how vaccines continue to change the course of history. It offers an opportunity to hear, see and feel the tremendous impact of immunization, and to energize us in the global effort to protect every child from life-threatening disease. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundatio
8 must-see films that will inspire you to action

8 must-see films that will inspire you to action

With the beginning of “awards season” upon us and the Golden Globes this Sunday, we wanted to take a look back at some of the movies and documentaries that inspired and moved us in 2014. Many of the movies on this list are nominated for Golden Globes, but some are just personal favorites of ONE…...
Photo series: the hidden heroes of Ebola

Photo series: the hidden heroes of Ebola

Blair Glencorse is in Liberia with Accountability Lab, working to find creative young Liberians that have great ideas for solving challenges in their communities, including Ebola. Late last year, Blair did an Instagram takeover on ONE’s account. We found the photos so moving that we wanted to share them with you here. B......
Cheers to Malaka Gharib!

Cheers to Malaka Gharib!

Dear blog readers, Today, one of our dearest employees, Malaka Gharib, leaves ONE for a new adventure. Malaka has been the voice of ONE.org in the US for almost five years, both on the blog and on our social media accounts. Under her guidance, ONE’s Facebook page has grown to over 1 million followers, and…...
Young heroes protect their communities from Ebola in Sierra Leone

Young heroes protect their communities from Ebola in Sierra Leone

When the Ebola outbreak reached Sierra Leone, our friends at Restless Development knew they had to react.  Emergency Coordinator Sara Benavent is in the capital Freetown, and took time out of her busy day to share what they are doing. We already had a network of young volunteers in Sierra Leone, and they wanted to…...
And the winner of the 7th Annual ONE Africa Award is…

And the winner of the 7th Annual ONE Africa Award is…

The idiom that if at first you don’t succeed, try, try again came true for Friends of the Global Fund Africa (Friends Africa) of Nigeria who finally emerged winner of the $100,000 ONE Africa Award at the third time of trying. The announcement, during a glittering ceremony that was beamed live on Africa’s biggest reality ......
Photos: A day in the life of an Ebola burial team in Liberia

Photos: A day in the life of an Ebola burial team in Liberia

This piece is excerpted from a blog post by Global Communities. Photo credit: Josh Balser.   While cremation remains the safest way to manage the bodies of Ebola victims, it’s being met with strong resistance West Africa. For villagers in Kakata, Liberia, it goes completely against ancient burial traditions of touch......
10 Moments #EveryParent should experience

10 Moments #EveryParent should experience

We asked ONE members what every parent in the world – whether rich or poor – should experience. Here’s what they said:  1. Every parent should get to see their kids sleep peacefully 2. Every parent should get to send their child off to school 3. Every parent should get to make their kids some s’mor......
Member of the Month: TJ Harvey

Member of the Month: TJ Harvey

Congratulations to TJ Harvey, October’s ONE Member of the Month! TJ is the reigning star of ONE in the great state of Mississippi. He has been active in Mississippi politics for many years, and has had an interest in global issues since college, when he participated in the Institute of International Mediation and Confli......
Photos from Mandy Moore’s Trip to Tanzania with PSI

Photos from Mandy Moore’s Trip to Tanzania with PSI

Global health advocate, singer, song-writer and actress Mandy Moore joined PSI Global health advocate, singer, song-writer and actress Mandy Moore joined PSI in Tanzania this week to spotlight the vital contributions of health workers to global health and development.
Member of the Month: Tiffany Kieran

Member of the Month: Tiffany Kieran

Congratulations to Tiffany Kieran, our August ONE Member of the Month! Tiffany is a Congressional District Leader for ONE in Dallas, TX, where she works in marketing for Reel FX, a feature film and production company. In addition to helping ONE with concerts, petition deliveries and meetings on Capitol Hill for the Power Summ......
How life in Yei, South Sudan changed at the flip of a switch

How life in Yei, South Sudan changed at the flip of a switch

Right now, we’re kind of in love with this video, which does a damn fine job of showing how US-supported electricity projects are improving lives in rural Africa.  The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA), with the help of USAID, US member co-ops and local workers, built an electric distribution sy......
3 US foreign aid programs Americans should be proud of

3 US foreign aid programs Americans should be proud of

Patriotism has been at an all-time high lately with the US men’s team advancing out of the “group of death” in the World Cup. I mean, look at this super fan in action! But Americans shouldn’t just be proud of our soccer team. As we celebrate the 4th of July this year, let’s salute three amazing US progr......