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10 female inventors you should know about

You’ve all heard of famous inventors such Thomas Jefferson (lightbulb),  Alexander Graham Bell (telephone) and Thomas Edison (bifocal glasses), but do you know who Grace Hopper and  Stephanie Kwolek are? One of these women invented computers, without which it’s fair to say the world would be a very different place, and the other invented Kevlar,…

Poverty in Perspective: An infographic from the 2015 DATA Report

Taken from the 2015 Data Report: Putting the Poorest First, this infographic looks at extreme poverty and lays out potential game-changers for those living in the world’s poorest nations. If you are shocked by the lack of resources available to those in the least developed countries, show your support here.

9 facts that prove 2015 is the time to take action to end extreme poverty!

2015 is a HUGE year and with only a few months to go until the world agrees on the new Global Goals, the pressure is on. Ahead of the goals, ONE released its 2015 DATA Report to urge world leaders to shift their focus and prioritize the poorest countries and the poorest people – specifically…

Photo essay: Dedication, hope and joy in Malawi

Karen recently traveled to Malawi with ONE Girls and Women and Heifer International to learn about the challenges and successes in sub-Saharan Africa and to see firsthand how strong African leadership and smart donor investments help fight poverty and preventable disease.

The 2015 DATA Report: Putting the Poorest First

Today marks the launch of the 10th annual DATA Report – ONE’s yearly flagship report monitoring development spending and holding leaders accountable to their promises to the world’s poorest. And in this momentous year, when world leaders will agree on new Global Goals to replace the Millennium Development Goals, success depends on whether these Goals…

How You Can Change the World by Shopping!

As Olivia Wilde, actress and co-founder of Conscious Commerce, likes to say: “your dollar is your vote.”

12 Women Who Changed The World

Throughout history and across cultures, women and girls have faced innumerable challenges and injustices. In support of the #WithStrongGirls campaign, we take a moment to look at 12 women who overcame adversity, broke through barriers and in doing so, changed the world. There are so many women whose bravery and dedication are a source of inspiration that…

#ONEonTour with U2: A shout out from San Jose

This is the second post in a series from our volunteers who are recruiting new members for the ONE Campaign while on the U2 Innocence + Experience tour. U2 kicked off their first of many US shows in San Jose, California. And ONE was right there with them. General admissions lines began as early as…

Red Nose Day USA: Help immunization and Gavi by tuning into Thursday’s star-studded special

By Natasha Bilimoria Natasha Bilimoria is the Director of U.S. Strategy for Gavi, a global Vaccine Alliance that brings together public and private sectors with the shared goal of creating equal access to new and underused vaccines for children living in the world’s poorest countries. This post was originally published on Gavi’s blog. This Thursday, May…

iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE = iNSPIRATION + eNERGY

U2 are on tour, and we get to go along! We are there to to help raise awareness for the fight against extreme poverty and preventable disease with U2 fans – a great bunch. We’ve made a lot of friends who have joined up with ONE! The band kicked off its iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE tour to…

13-year-old #ONEderWoman takes on global malnutrition with micro-farms

Here at ONE we love to celebrate change-makers. We are inspired by those around the globe who are doing something, big or small, that is positively impacting their communities, their countries, or the world. Gracie Pfaff is one of those people—she is a true ONEderWoman. Gracie, at just 12 years old, founded Harvest107 in 2013, a…

Which #strengthie is your favorite? The Senator, the Olympian or the rockstar?

  [View the story “#Withstronggirls” on Storify] If you want to show your support for the Poverty Is Sexist campaign and stand #withstronggirls everywhere, sign our petition here.

Food Revolution Day has come to fight obesity

The 15th of May marks the Food Revolution Day, a global campaign initiated by the Jamie Oliver Food Foundation to tackle obesity and educate young children on health and food related matters. ONE is a passionate advocate for child nutrition. Over the last few decades, obesity has become a major health threat for young children…

You + Chegg + U2 + ONE = a summer eXPERIENCE

Do your summer plans include seeing U2 live this summer? Read on to find out more about the eXPERIENCE! School’s almost out and we know you probably have big plans this summer. But whether you’re spending the summer months working, traveling, hanging out at home, or all of the above, we’ve got something you definitely…

MUSIC: Africa’s biggest female artists unite #WithStrongGirls everywhere

Nine of Africa’s most talented artists have come together to create a new anthem that celebrates the power of girls and women everywhere. It’s called, “Strong Girl.” The song is incredible. But don’t take it from me: Isn’t it the best?! The nine female artists include Victoria Kimani, Vanessa Mdee, Arielle T, Gabriela, Omotola, Judith…

Show us your #strengthie!

We wanted to let you in on some big plans we have for today. We need your help to really make a splash… Two months ago, we launched a bold new campaign with a simple – but pretty darn powerful – message: Poverty is Sexist. And today, we’re trying something a bit different to spread this message…

Photos: ONE Girls and Women heads to Malawi

This week, ONE and Heifer International are traveling through Malawi with a delegation of writers and social media influencers who are hearing stories of success and hope. See some of their journey here: A beautiful welcome from the Kasungu village women’s savings and loan club ???????????? #MeredithInMalawi #ONEHeifer A video posted by Amy Poehler’s Smart…

Securing a farmers’ most important resource: the ground beneath their feet

Imagine you are a farmer. You have a small plot where you grow vegetables to feed your family, and another where you and your community grow corn. In winter or lean times, you can go into the forest that’s next to your land to gather firewood or hunt for some wild food. You don’t have…

Telling the story of Ebola: the good, the bad… and the ugly

What can we learn from the Ebola outbreak? We took a couple of hours out today to talk with people from the health community and the media who had some good ideas - but also some harsh words.

Why trade is important to development

There is a lot of talk around Washington these days about trade. Congress is considering several bills on trade; much of it is highly technical and difficult for non-trade experts to understand, and it’s not always clear why trade is important to development. ONE strongly supports the quick reauthorization of the African Growth and Opportunity…

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