International Children’s Outreach

Onica Charles

: She Rocks! Onica Charles, Humantarian, Founder & Executive Director at International Children’s Outreach, Inc. (ICO)

Born and raised in Guyana, South America, Onica Charles faced many disadvantages still experienced by its citizens today. When she was twelve years old, her parents brought her to the United States “to give me a chance at a good education.” Charles had no idea that one day, that opportunity would inspire her to create a similar path for others. Charles (M.P.A. ’09) made the decision to attend Nova because “I was able to begin…