One To World was founded by its members in 1977, and continues to serve the international education community in the New York area and beyond. 

Organizational Membership

Organizational membership is designed for organizations that host international students, scholars or interns (colleges and universities, English language institutes, student or work exchange programs, and other agencies).

The membership benefits include:

  • Monthly meetings for international education professionals, featuring an immigration roundtable (facilitated by Goldstein and Cheung LLP) and regulations discussion (facilitated by Helen Leonard, New York University, and Regina Degnan, Columbia University) followed by presentations on topics & best practices in the field of international education. Meetings are held September – June.
  • Innovative enrichment programs designed to introduce your international students and scholars to American culture and New York City life.
    • Career programs and workshops for international students
    • Community visits and homestay programs in NY, NJ, CT, and PA
    • Cultural and social activities
    • Volunteer programs
    • Global Classroom program in NYC public schools
    • Student Conferences on United States Affairs at USMA, West Point and USNA, Annapolis
  • Reports on student participation in One To World events to support J-1 exchange visitor program sponsors compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Discount on Intercultural Competence Workshops for faculty, staff and students at your institution.
  • Discount on purchase of bulk copies of One To World’s eBook, The International Student’s Survival Guide: New York Metro Area.
  • Monthly e-newsletter for international educators on upcoming events for educators, students, and scholars; current topics in international education, job openings, and professional resources.
  • On-site interactive orientation sessions presented by One To World staff to your international students and scholars.
  • Official link to your institution’s website from One To World’s Membership List.

Yearly organizational membership costs are determined by a tiered system based on the organization’s international student enrollment. Contact Marisa Silva for more information.



Ready to become a member?

To become a member, please contact Marisa Silva, Director of Membership & Programs, or call (212) 431-1195.

If you are at an institution based outside of the New York Metro Area and are interested in a virtual membership, please contact Marisa Silva, Director of Membership & Programs, or call (212) 431-1195.

Individual Membership

Individual Membership is designed for individuals involved in international educational exchange but not in direct contact with international students, scholars, or interns. Individual membership costs $400.00 per year.

Individual membership includes these non-transferable benefits:

To become a member, please contact Marisa Silva, Director of Membership & Programs, or call (212) 431-1195.