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One Step Initiative

Education Beyond Borders.


The journey of a thousand miles begins with One Step.

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One Step delivers global education opportunities to the nation’s most underserved high school students.

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international engagement

Experienced-based learning for high school students on an international scale

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global development

Equipping youth with the tools and skills needed to succeed in a global economy.

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equitable study abroad

Quality study abroad and service programs regardless of socioeconomic status

Why study abroad?

Studying abroad opens up a world of possibilities during a pivotal time in a student’s life. They gain fresh perspectives, experience new cultures, and discover new interests that will forever impact the choices they will make as adults. Studying abroad is a unique opportunity for students to discover new depths of confidence they can call on later in life.


of study abroad participants report a notable difference in their career plans


of students who participate in study abroad programs pursue careers in other countries


of employers view study abroad experience as an advantage in making hiring decisions


of employers believe that students who study abroad possess highly desirable skills

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Group Travel Locations

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Students introduced to study abroad


Global miles traveled


High schools represented

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One Step Initiative (OSI) introduces to our nation’s most underserved inner-city high school students study abroad and service learning opportunities for educational experiences and college credit.

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