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Forbes Magazine gives OWI thumbs up

Forbes magazine, published a feature article on the rising success of One World Initiative (OWI) in its recent November 11, 2021 edition.

Highlighting OWI’s efforts in working to combat the global heating crisis, the spread of disinformation and economic disparities, Forbes praised the organization’s wide-ranging and innovative programs currently underway.

Forbes quoted OWI Founder and President Sophia Luo as saying, “OWI’s aim is bringing nations of the world closer together through broadcast and digital communication on subjects of global importance: the Climate Crisis, Global Health, Economic Imbalance and the growing scourge of Disinformation.”

A special emphasis will be placed on an innovative program designed to energize the word’s youth to submit their views on the climate crisis via short videos to be broadcast over OWI’s extensive global platforms, both digital streaming and broadcast.

“We are calling on today’s youth to submit their images and voices on this crisis to be aired worldwide on OWI’s multiple global platforms. This is their battle even moreso than ours, we want to give them the opportunity to be seen and heard worldwide,” Miss Luo said.

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Rising Non-Profit Takes On Global Warming, More

A rising global public broadcast & digital nonprofit intends to become a major force in defeating global warming and in the protection of our precious planet.

One World Initiative Advocacy (OWI) is tackling the threat through innovative programming including interviews with top environmentalists, educators, scientists and philanthropists, producing documentaries and features and providing a global media for the world’s youth to be seen and heard over OWI’s vast worldwide platforms.

Sophia Luo, President, One World Initiative

“OWI’s aim is bringing nations of the world closer together through broadcast and digital communication on subjects of global importance: the Climate Crisis, Global Health, Economic Imbalance and the growing scourge of Disinformation,” said OWI founder and President Sophia Luo.

“We recognize that global heating is an existential threat to our planet and its people,” Miss Luo said, “especially for today’s youth and coming generations. The current level of burning fossil fuels has become our coming generations’ Armageddon. More than our generation’s, this menace is theirs to confront.” 

 

She stated that her organization is kicking off an ambitious program inviting the submission of independent videos and films from students at colleges, universities and high schools, sharing their views on the importance of controlling the global climate now and in the future, to be broadcast over the OWI global television and digital platforms.

“Yes” she said, “we are calling on today’s youth to submit their images and voices on this crisis to be aired worldwide on OWI’s multiple global platforms. This is their battle more so than ours, we want to give them the opportunity to be seen and heard worldwide.”

OWI is reaching out to university journalism and broadcast departments, seeking submissions that express today’s youth’s thoughts and experiences in facing the challenge of their lifetime—protecting our planet and its entire species.

Videographers and filmmakers are asked to submit finished videos in lengths from two minutes to twenty— whatever length it takes to express their views and tell their stories.

“We are looking forward to see just how for creative and meaningful these student-filmed productions will analyze today’s critical circumstance and present a variety of solutions from their perspectives,” she said.

This youth-directed program also will include an upcoming OWI Film Festival featuring many of these submitted student offerings, with an OWI Climate Hero Award to be given to the video that receives the most viewings.

OWI Climate Broadcast Scholarships will be offered to those submissions rated as the most creative.

“Let me reiterate,” she said, “this truly is their battle: Let their views be seen; let their voices be heard. OWI wants to assist them in any way possible.”

The nonprofit broadcast organization plans on developing further initiatives of global concern I the areas of improving public health programs worldwide, encouraging joint multinational development partnerships, enhancing educational opportunities and fighting off the growing trend of malicious misinformation and disinformation.

The OWI team recently concluded an international Zoom interview examining the causes of the rise the rise of disinformation with a distinguished panel of experts from differing disciplines, including former Bosnia Prime Minister Zlatko Lagumdzjia, United Nations Outreach Director Ramu Damodaran & Doctor David Silbersweig, Co-Director for Institute for the Neurosciences, Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

“As our organization grows,” Miss Luo said, “we will be taking on these global problems by shining a light on the causes and solutions for them through reporting that is thorough, accurate, educational and inspiring. We see these broadcasts as our contribution to bringing our world closer together for a better future for us and our coming generations.”

https://www.forbes.com/sites/robertreiss/2021/11/11/rising-non-profit-takes-on-global-warming-more/?sh=30cfd0fd733b