Intern Feature: Raqhelle Leaps to New Heights in South America

OSI Intern Raqhelle Millbrooks Leaps to New Heights in South America Raqhelle Millbrooks is originally from Grand Rapids, MI and is currently a Senior pursuing a double major of International Business and Spanish at the University of Memphis. She is the President of the International Business Student Organization at the Fogelman College of Business and Economics, University…

Rwanda, Tanzania, Kenya: 10-Day Excursion & Safari Experience

Rwanda, Tanzania, Kenya: 10-Day Excursion & Safari Experience One Step International (OSI) designs programs that are purposeful and customized to provide learning through cultural exchange activities, language immersion, and adventure travel. Only the safest of destinations are selected. Group leaders are highly trained professionals that know where to go and what to do in order…

Student Feature: Cysilie

Cysilie Hines-Growe is currently a senior at Freedom Preparatory Academy and will be attending Agnes Scott College to obtain her business degree. Throughout her time in Ghana, she developed herself personally as she was able to discover her self worth and identity. She found comfort in her ethnicity as a young African American woman, and felt free to be herself while letting her personality blossom.

Intern Feature: Jamie & Legacy of Robert L. Calico Sr.

Jamie Martin & Legacy of Robert L. Calico Sr. Tri-State Defender contributing writer Roquita Coleman shares her late father’s legacy with readers. Her generational story includes memories of Robert L. Calico Sr. and his relationship with grandson Jamie Martin. Jamie is an international traveler, student at the University of Memphis and intern at One Step…

Student Journal: Shatinique

“Ever since I joined [OSI], I’ve seen improvement in my life. I rode a plane for the first time, visited Ghana, West Africa, and had new experiences along the way.”

Seth Dei Invites OSI to Dei Center

Youth Global Ambassadors met with Seth Dei, philanthropist, CEO and co-founder of Blue Skies. Blue Skies has the largest fresh fruit and juice factories in Ghana.

A Day with H.E. Dr.Rawlings

Dr. Zenator Agyeman-Rawlings is the daughter of the 4th President of Ghana, Jerry Rawlings and a current Member of Ghana Parliament.

Student Journal: Alexia

“Overall the experience was enlightening to say the least. Seeing that we as African Americans could be so similar to our native land though there are thousands of miles and an ocean between us helped me to see that we still have a connection.” 2016 Youth Global Ambassador Alexia writes an online journal about her first-time travel experience overseas with One Step Initiative. Church service comparison between Ghana and America from the eyes of a pastor’s kid.

Student Journal: Tekia

“After that great experience on the planes as a first time flyer, I could say that I really enjoyed myself and I would love to travel more.” 2016 Youth Global Ambassador Tekia writes an online journal about her first-time travel experience overseas with One Step Initiative. Group departure and arrival in Ghana.

Student Journal: Kyla

“I am glad that I did not let fear hold me back because it was a beautiful sight to see what God has created. I am very thankful for the opportunity, and I know that this a learning experience that I will take back to my family and friends.” 2016 Youth Global Ambassador Kyla writes an online journal about her first-time travel experience overseas with One Step Initiative. Group departure and arrival in Ghana.