Becky has been in education for 40 years. She joined Character.org in 2007 and has served as Chief Operating Officer and Director of Communications. Prior to starting at Character.org, Becky, a reading specialist, taught English and journalism for more than 30 years. At her last school, she directed various character education programs that led her school to recognition as a National School of Character finalist. She also has worked as a news reporter, freelance writer and editor. Becky has received numerous awards, including Teacher of the Year, Thomas Jefferson Award for Lifetime Achievement, and the Journalism Education Association’s Medal of Merit. She continues to serve on the advisory board for the Center for Scholastic Journalism at Kent State University. Becky holds a master’s degree from the University of Nebraska at Omaha and a bachelor’s degree in English from Drake University. She is married to Larry Sipos, and they have two grown children and four grandchildren.
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United Nation’s Development Program Features GPF Tanzania Youth Peace Project
The following is an excerpt from an article featured by the United Nation’s Development Program (UNDP) Africa. Read the full article HERE....
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GPF Nigeria Promotes Peaceful Election Process During 2023 Polling
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Bringing Education to Children in India: Aishwarya Chaturvedi’s Story
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GPF Nigeria Peace and Mediation Committee Encourages Collaboration for Violence-Free Elections
The Kaduna State Peace and Mediation Working Committee was recently inaugurated by Global Peace Foundation (GPF) Nigeria to promote a violence-free...
Youth Advocate for Moral and Innovative Leadership in the Philippines
The “Safe Talks: Tales and Takes by the Youth” is a series of conversations led by young leaders to discuss important social concerns and challenges...
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Building nation-wide grassroots support to advance the cause of a free and unified Korea, Action for Korea United (AKU) hosted four regional rallies...
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Indonesian Youth Learn the Value of Peace through Diversity
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Restoring Broken Dams and Dreams in Malaysia
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