Stephanie Walstrom

Stephanie Walstrom
Stephanie is an assistant on ONE's Global Marketing Team. Prior to ONE, she worked as a grant writer and development consultant for a wide range of nonprofits. She has a degree in International Affairs from Marquette University.

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A week with ONE, and a promise kept

A week with ONE, and a promise kept

“You’ll experience DC like you never have before.” This—the trip of a lifetime—was ONE’s promise to volunteers in July when we kicked off the Power Project contest. Our volunteers responded to the contest with gusto, sending more than 44,000 messages to Congress this summer in support of the Energize Africa Act.......
Meet the winners of ONE’s #PowerProject!

Meet the winners of ONE’s #PowerProject!

This week, ONE flew 13 of our most dedicated volunteers to DC to thank them for their hard work on the Power Project. These committed volunteers were part of a campaign that delivered more than 44,000 messages to the Senate this summer in support of the Energize Africa Act, a bill that will bring electricity to more than......
Gladys’ story: Why my success has a ripple effect on others

Gladys’ story: Why my success has a ripple effect on others

Proof that socially conscious companies are making a real impact Meet Gladys Sala Petey, president of the Christian Mothers Association Shea Butter Cooperative in Damongo, Ghana. She works with Shea Yeleen International, a social enterprise that trains women-owned cooperatives to produce, market and sell shea butter. In a......
The Ebola outbreak in six videos

The Ebola outbreak in six videos

As the worst Ebola outbreak in history continues to spread through West Africa, it’s important to stay in-the-know. We’ve collected several videos from around the web that provide reliable information and share personal stories of those impacted by the Ebola virus. A quick Ebola overview (BBC) Doctors Without Borders on t......
Emails from the front lines of the Ebola outbreak

Emails from the front lines of the Ebola outbreak

“If you don’t get me on that plane soon I’m going to think my way out of this.” This was Dr. William Fischer II’s response when asked to join a Doctors Without Borders team working in Guinea to contain the Ebola virus. Fischer, an associate program director at the University of North Carolina’s Department of&helli......
Want to help stop the Ebola virus? Here’s how.

Want to help stop the Ebola virus? Here’s how.

10 organizations you can support right now to fight the spread of Ebola In the face of the worst Ebola virus outbreak on record, the international community has rallied around critical efforts to stop the virus’ spread and care for those affected. You can be a part of the solution by donating to organizations that…...
How to talk about Africa in the 21st century

How to talk about Africa in the 21st century

Africa is changing rapidly, but the world’s perception of it isn’t quite keeping pace. On the first day of the historic Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C., the Brookings Institute brought together voices from business, government, civil society and the media for an important discussion on Africa’s image in the 21......
3 Fun social actions for US-Africa Leaders Summit

3 Fun social actions for US-Africa Leaders Summit

The first ever U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit kicks off next week, and we couldn’t be more excited! Bringing together more than 45 African heads of state, the Summit will focus on “Investing in the Next Generation.” We love what some of our partners are doing to mark the occasion—check out their cool ideas to see how&......
10 Ways breastfeeding fights extreme poverty

10 Ways breastfeeding fights extreme poverty

Mark it on your calendar: World Breastfeeding Week starts this Friday! Hailed by UNICEF as nature’s “safety net,” exclusive breastfeeding is one of the most effective interventions for preventing child deaths. Keep reading to learn ten important links between breastfeeding and the fight against extreme poverty—some of......