Vicky Ramirez

Vicky Ramirez
Vicky is the digital media intern at ONE. Before joining ONE, she served as the Latino outreach coordinator for Obama for America DC, campaigned for immigrant-friendly policy with affiliate organizations of United We Dream, and worked at the Center for Immigrant Services. She holds a degree in international studies from American University.

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ONE DC interns organize 5k for energy poverty

ONE DC interns organize 5k for energy poverty

Earlier in April, the intern team at ONE hosted a free 5k run in Washington, D.C., to raise awareness about energy poverty and take action for the Electrify Africa Act, a bill that could bring reliable electricity to 50 million people in Africa.
QUIZ: Are you smarter (on foreign policy) than a high school student?

QUIZ: Are you smarter (on foreign policy) than a high school student?

Winners of last year’s competition. Plano West Senior High School. Photo credit: World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth  How much do you know about global issues like geography, economics, education, the environment, and the UN Millennium Development Goals? Take this quiz, given to high school students in last ye......
10 Music collaborations that changed the world

10 Music collaborations that changed the world

From the 1985 classic "We Are the World" to 2014's agriculture anthem "Cocoa na Chocolate," top global artists have been coming together to make music for a cause for decades. Whether it's to raise awareness for apartheid or funds for famine relief in Africa, benefit concerts and songs have rocked the hearts, minds and ears o...
Millennials! We can end poverty with #swagger

Millennials! We can end poverty with #swagger

On Tuesday April 10, world leaders Dr. Jim Yong Kim and Ban Ki-moon asked for our help to put an end to extreme poverty. Why? Our digital skills and micro-celebrity status can garner the power to end extreme poverty.
What’s scarier than Contagion? This map!

What’s scarier than Contagion? This map!

What could possibly be freakier than the global spread of a mysterious zombie disease in “Contagion”? How about this interactive map, which shows an alarming number of outbreaks for diseases we already know how to fight?