Showcasing Student Writing
Amyah’s Essay on Women’s Inequality
Now 7th grade scholar, Amyah, has been featured on One World Education’s website for her winning essay. In her essay, this passionate 6th grader argues that women do not receive equal pay due to both gender and racial discrimination. She feels that women need to speak out and that the government needs to implement some changes.
“Hey! My name is Amyah, I am in the 6th grade. I attend Achievement Prep. I am an honor roll student. When I get older I don’t want to worry about my future getting compromised because of a pay gap! I want to be a doctor and don’t want to be discriminated against because of my gender or race! It bothers me that women don’t get paid equally!” Read more
About 5,000 students participate in the One World Program at school each year. For many, it is the first time they are allowed to choose their own topic for a class assignment. A select group of these students is now spending two months after school working on their research, writing, and presentation skills in preparation for the Ambassador Challenge. Judges will award the winning students $10,000 total in scholarships and academic prizes!
This piece was originally published on One World Education’s newsletter, News Flash.