Malaka Gharib

Malaka Gharib
Malaka Gharib is the editor of ONE's US Stories page and ONE's social media manager. Before ONE, she was an interview producer at Al Jazeera English and a digital strategist at Virilion. She has a degree in journalism from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.

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Africa: 9 Places to go in 2014

Africa: 9 Places to go in 2014

The New York Times recently put out a list of their top 52 places to travel in 2014. Seeing that there were only six destinations from Africa, we turned to our readers for their recommendations and travel tips of their favorite cities, countries and attractions on the continent. Maybe you can visit one of these majestic&hell......
AIDS: Bono thanks US for bipartisan leadership

AIDS: Bono thanks US for bipartisan leadership

AIDS: Bono and the Edge accepted the Palm Springs International Film Festival’s Visionary Award this week on behalf of U2 with a speech on the power of activism and American bipartisan leadership in delivering more antiretroviral treatment to AIDS patients. This is the first time the award was given to someone other tha......
Read ONE.org’s most popular stories of 2013

Read ONE.org’s most popular stories of 2013

Wow, what a year 2013 has been for ONE.org and the fight against extreme poverty. You witnessed the reauthorization of the US’ key program against AIDS, PEPFAR; the launch of President Obama’s Power Africa initiative to bring reliable electricity to more than 50 million people; celebrated a major win for oil and g......
VIDEO: The Ugandan hip-hop artist using music to change lives

VIDEO: The Ugandan hip-hop artist using music to change lives

Our guest blogger today is Serginho Roosblad from Radio Netherlands Worldwide. Their My Song series is a weekly multimedia show that tells the personal story behind Africa’s most inspiring songs.  Ugandan hip-hop veteran, socially conscious rapper, breakdance teacher. Abramz is many things to many others, and his song ......
ONE turns office into winter wonderland

ONE turns office into winter wonderland

ONE staffers in Washington, D.C., got into the holiday spirit yesterday by gussying up their workspaces and cubicles for a decorating contest. Staffers teamed up, worked on a theme, and brought in decorations from home or made them from scratch. We only had a few hours to decorate (after all, it was still a full…...
NBC Interview: Bono remembers Mandela

NBC Interview: Bono remembers Mandela

In an interview on NBC’s Nightly News, ONE cofounder Bono, who spent a lot of time with Nelson Mandela, speaks about his friend. “He didn’t belong to South Africa,” said Bono. “He belonged to an entire continent. And he didn’t belong to just the entire continent, he belonged to the world.&#......
Recap: Answers to your burning questions about AIDS

Recap: Answers to your burning questions about AIDS

Today, ONE Global Health Director Erin Hohlfelder, one of the lead writers of our AIDS report, took an hour to answer ONE members’ burning questions on AIDS. The chat comes after World AIDS Day, December 1, and the replenishment meeting for The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria, one of the chief life-saving&hell......
Dr Rajat Goyal: ‘To end AIDS, we need a vaccine’

Dr Rajat Goyal: ‘To end AIDS, we need a vaccine’

Today’s guest blogger is Dr. Rajat Goyal, India Country Director of the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative.  When I was a young medical student in Mumbai, telling a patient they had HIV was like reading them a death sentence: they had little hope of long and healthy life. Today, that is thankfully no longer the cas......
Join ONE’s Twitter Chat on AIDS with Erin Hohlfelder

Join ONE’s Twitter Chat on AIDS with Erin Hohlfelder

Join ONE’s Global Health Policy Director Erin Hohlfelder for a Twitter Chat on HIV/AIDS on Thursday, December 5, 1PM ET. She’ll be answering YOUR questions on: - The progress on HIV/AIDS on the 25th anniversary of World AIDS Day - The results of the Global Fund replenishment - Our new AIDS Report - Questions about......
2013 AIDS Report: It’s time to stop saying ‘AIDS in Africa’

2013 AIDS Report: It’s time to stop saying ‘AIDS in Africa’

This infographic for our new AIDS report shows why it’s time to stop saying the phrase “AIDS in Africa.” African countries have made widely divergent progress toward the beginning of the end of AIDS, and a one-size-fits-all approach to tackling AIDS on the continent does not make sense. Sixteen countries in ......

Lots of things are hard. This is easy.

You know what’s super duper hard? Putting on a fitted bed sheet (am I right?). You know what’s a whole lot easier? Calling your member of Congress. And we need you to call RIGHT NOW to help protect programs in the budget that fight AIDS, hunger and childhood diseases. Check out our brand new video…...
Want to hear something really scary this Halloween?

Want to hear something really scary this Halloween?

Forget ghouls, witches and vampires – share these frightening facts about extreme poverty on Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest or Twitter and make a real difference this Halloween! Read each caption to find out how to take action.   No electricity at school means no projectors or presentations in the classroom, no air con......