We are thrilled to share the news that OneWorld Now! was recently accredited as a supplementary school by AdvancEd and the Northwest Accreditation Commission.
AdvancED is the accrediting agency for more than 34,000 schools and school systems across the United States and 70 other nations.
At OneWorld Now!’s annual winter showcase and celebration, a group of students surprised – and serenaded – the staff with a very special song.
At every OneWorld Now! leadership workshop, students have the opportunity to publicly express their appreciation for another student. When students are new to leadership, they are often challenged to dig deep to express appreciation that goes beyond superficial reasons. Week after week, as the leadership workshops progress, the expressions of thanks become more significant and meaningful.
Recently, students turned the tables and shared their appreciation for OneWorld Now!.As you watch the below video, remember that everything we do at OneWorld Now! is made possible thanks to you. Their gratitude is a reflection of how much we value our community. Thank you. Thank you from our students from OneWorld Now! on Vimeo.
Join us for a reception, auction, and speeches by our students and alumni
Date & Time – Wednesday, September 21, 2016 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm PST
Location – Asian Art Museum, 1400 E Prospect Street, in Seattle’s Volunteer Park
Keynote Speaker – Jill Dougherty, Former CNN Foreign Affairs Correspondent (Bio)
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Meet our Keynote Speaker: Jill Dougherty
Jill Dougherty is an expert on Russia and the former Soviet Union. In her three-decade career with CNN she served as Foreign Affairs Correspondent, covering the State Department and provided analysis on international issues. Dougherty previously served as U.S. Affairs Editor for CNN International; Managing Editor of CNN International Asia/Pacific; and CNN’s Moscow Bureau Chief and Correspondent. From 1991 to 1996 she was CNN White House Correspondent, covering the presidencies of George H. W. Bush and Bill Clinton.
Since 2013 she has pursued research on Russia’s media as a Fellow at the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government and later as a Public Policy Scholar at the Kennan Institute at the Wilson International Center for Scholars. She continues to provide expert commentary on Russia and the post-Soviet region for CNN. Jill joined the OneWorld Now! Board of Directors in 2016.
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