Über Sushmita Roy

Sushmita Roy is an editorial intern at Global Citizen. She studied journalism and psychology at New York University. Her close friends and family started calling her “Sushi” before the dish became mainstream. Sushmita’s research interests include immigration, human interest stories, and social psychology. She passionate about advocating for gender equality and immigration rights.

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  1. Artikel: Senegal, One of the World’s Biggest Ocean Polluters, Will Enforce Fines on Plastic Use

    Senegal, One of the World’s Biggest Ocean Polluters, Will Enforce Fines on Plastic Use

    Ein Beitrag von Sushmita Roy|1. August 2019

    Shopkeepers will be fined $85 and manufacturers risk $34,000 in fines or six months in prison. Mehr Lesen

  2. Artikel: This Irish Teen Won the Google Science Fair Award for Removing Microplastics From Water

    This Irish Teen Won the Google Science Fair Award for Removing Microplastics From Water

    Ein Beitrag von Erica Sanchez  und  Sushmita Roy|31. Juli 2019

    “I live near the seashore and have become increasingly aware of plastic pollution in the oceans.” Mehr Lesen

  3. Artikel: How One Man in Harlem Is Changing Lives, One Seed at a Time

    How One Man in Harlem Is Changing Lives, One Seed at a Time

    Ein Beitrag von Sushmita Roy|31. Juli 2019

    Approximately 35% of Central Harlem’s population under 18 lives in poverty. Mehr Lesen

  4. Artikel: Closing the Wage Gap for Female Refugees Could Generate $1.4 Trillion Annually

    Closing the Wage Gap for Female Refugees Could Generate $1.4 Trillion Annually

    Ein Beitrag von Sushmita Roy|30. Juli 2019

    In the US alone, refugee women could contribute an additional $1.6 billion to GDP. Mehr Lesen

  5. Artikel: India’s Bengal Tiger Population Increased by 33%  — A ‘Historic Achievement’

    India’s Bengal Tiger Population Increased by 33% — A ‘Historic Achievement’

    Ein Beitrag von Sushmita Roy|29. Juli 2019

    In the year 1900, more than 100,000 tigers existed on the planet. Only 3,200 were left by 2013. Mehr Lesen

  6. Artikel: Sri Lanka Has Officially Eliminated Measles

    Sri Lanka Has Officially Eliminated Measles

    Ein Beitrag von Sushmita Roy|26. Juli 2019

    It’s the fifth Southeast Asian country to be declared measles-free. Mehr Lesen

  7. Artikel: Heat Waves, Health Crises, and Hope: 13 Photos From Around the World This Week

    Heat Waves, Health Crises, and Hope: 13 Photos From Around the World This Week

    Ein Beitrag von Olivia Kestin  und  Sushmita Roy|26. Juli 2019

    Devastating heat waves, now a common occurrence, struck many parts of Europe this week. Mehr Lesen

  8. Artikel: Tokyo’s 2020 Olympic Medals Will Be Made From Donated Electronic Waste

    Tokyo’s 2020 Olympic Medals Will Be Made From Donated Electronic Waste

    Ein Beitrag von Erica Sanchez  und  Sushmita Roy|24. Juli 2019

    E-waste is the world’s fastest growing waste stream. Mehr Lesen

  9. Artikel: World Should Treat Global Health Threats Like Terrorism, Says UK Chief Medical Officer

    Wir sollten Gesundheit so ernst nehmen wie Terrorismus, sagt britische Professorin

    Ein Beitrag von Sushmita Roy  und  Pia Gralki|22. Juli 2019

    ”Jede Gefahr – egal wo auf dieser Welt – ist eine Gefahr für jeden von uns”, sagt Sally Davies. Mehr Lesen

  10. Artikel: 14 Powerful Photos of Protest and Persistence From Across the World This Week

    14 Powerful Photos of Protest and Persistence From Across the World This Week

    Ein Beitrag von Olivia Kestin  und  Sushmita Roy|19. Juli 2019

    From protests in Puerto Rico to flooding in South Asia, these are the most dynamic photos this week. Mehr Lesen