Stephanie Walstrom

Stephanie Walstrom
Stephanie is currently ONE's Global Marketing Officer. Previously, she worked in nonprofit fundraising. She has a degree in International Affairs from Marquette University.

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6 things to know about ONE members

6 things to know about ONE members

We love hearing what you—our blog readers, petition signers, social media mavens and passionate change-makers— have to say. So last month we surveyed thousands of ONE members, and the results are in! Here are a few things we learned from our poll: 1. ONE’s 6.8 million members hail from all over the world. Check out th......
Interview: Chika Oduah on women, technology and “demystifying” Africa

Interview: Chika Oduah on women, technology and “demystifying” Africa

This post is part of ONE’s “Reporter Perspectives: Covering Africa” blog series. Chika Oduah has built her career on using journalism to advance women’s rights in Africa. Oduah is a Nigerian-American journalist and photographer currently based in Abuja, Nigeria. Last year, her coverage of the Nigerian schoolgirls k......
9 ethically-made gifts your mom will love

9 ethically-made gifts your mom will love

Mother’s Day is just around the corner—May 10th—and we want to make sure you’re celebrating the women in your life with presents that make a positive impact in developing countries. All of these products are ethically made, and most were crafted by artisans in Africa. Click each link to learn more about how the items&......
5 tips from Ban Ki-moon about ending poverty

5 tips from Ban Ki-moon about ending poverty

How can we end extreme global poverty for good? Ban Ki-moon, the head of the United Nations, has some ideas. Ki-moon was in Washington, DC last week to talk about poverty, Ebola and tons of other issues important to ONE. He even attended the very cool Global Citizen event on the National Mall. We were…...
Taste Test: Best Socially-Conscious Coffee

Taste Test: Best Socially-Conscious Coffee

There’s no better way to start the day than with a good cup of coffee, and the ONE office is full of self-proclaimed java aficionados. We decided to put their expertise to the test by asking them to sample three socially-conscious coffees. Which coffee would take the top prize?
Interview: Dayo Olopade talks Nigerian election and hashtag activism

Interview: Dayo Olopade talks Nigerian election and hashtag activism

This post is part of ONE’s “Reporter Perspectives: Covering Africa” blog series. Dayo Olopade is flipping the stereotypical narrative about Africa on its head. The Nigerian-American journalist’s coverage of the continent—whether in The New York Times or her recent book, The Bright Continent—is dynamic and optimist......
Photo essay: Meet the women behind our new bracelet

Photo essay: Meet the women behind our new bracelet

This week, ONE launched an exclusive bracelet with our partners Raven + Lily, a socially-conscious fashion brand. The bracelet was hand-crafted by artisans in Ethiopia, and the beads are made from old bullet casings. It is stunning and tells an inspiring story— just like the women who made it.
Interview: Bryan Walsh keeps electricity access on TIME readers’ radar

Interview: Bryan Walsh keeps electricity access on TIME readers’ radar

This post is part of ONE’s “Reporter Perspectives: Covering Africa” blog series. Did you know that over a billion people worldwide are living without electricity? Bryan Walsh hopes you do. The TIME Foreign Editor has been writing about electricity access in developing countries for years, long before many people had eve......
We taste-tested 12 fair trade chocolate bars. Here’s our 3 favorites.

We taste-tested 12 fair trade chocolate bars. Here’s our 3 favorites.

Photos and styling by Jordan Elton and Nicole Ouellette In honor of Valentine’s Day, ONE staffers taste-tested some of the best fair and direct trade chocolate on the market to find our absolute favorite.  To find the winners, we created a bracket, got some serious foodies in the ONE office to judge in the taste-off,......
8 Valentine’s Day gifts for activists

8 Valentine’s Day gifts for activists

Want to really spread the love this Valentine’s Day? Find the perfect token of affection for your loved ones—and make a positive impact in the developing world while you do it. Check out these socially-conscious Valentine’s Day gifts that the activists in your life are sure to love:
Interview: Kenyan journalist Coletta Wanjohi on the state of African media

Interview: Kenyan journalist Coletta Wanjohi on the state of African media

This post is part of ONE’s “Reporter Perspectives: Covering Africa” blog series. For Coletta Wanjohi, the new year brings an opportunity for journalists around the world to commit to highlighting Africa’s untold stories. Wanjohi, who was born in Kenya, works as a news correspondent for Press TV in Ethiopia and Chann......
4 Priorities for Africa in 2015

4 Priorities for Africa in 2015

There’s no way around it: 2015 is a big year. From major elections to historic summits of world leaders, there are a lot of important moments to watch out for around the globe. Africa, in particular, is set to have an eventful year. But some of the most important issues and events happening on the continent…...
Interview: Stephanie Sinclair’s storytelling through photos

Interview: Stephanie Sinclair’s storytelling through photos

This post is part of ONE’s “Reporter Perspectives: Covering Africa” blog series. Sometimes photos tell a more powerful story than words. Stephanie Sinclair knows this well; she’s been telling some of the world’s most important human rights stories through the lens of a camera for over a decade. Sinclair is a Pulit......
Taste test: Best fair trade tea

Taste test: Best fair trade tea

Co-written by Emily Walker and Jordan Elton December 15th is International Tea Day, a moment to raise awareness for the global tea trade’s impact on workers and small growers — especially in developing countries. We at ONE love a good cup of tea, so we decided to steep some of the world’s best fair trade varie......
Interview: Helene Cooper gives Western media a ‘C+’ on Ebola coverage

Interview: Helene Cooper gives Western media a ‘C+’ on Ebola coverage

This post is part of ONE’s “Reporter Perspectives: Covering Africa” blog series. Helene Cooper is bringing a unique and important voice to coverage of the Ebola crisis. The Liberian-born American journalist recently returned to the US from a 2-week trip to Liberia to cover Ebola for The New York Times. While there, C......