About Avery Friedman

Avery is an Editorial Intern at Global Citizen. She attends the University of Michigan and writes for the music beat of the Michigan Daily. She lives to connect with people from all walks of life and believes in the power of narrative to change minds and expand perspective. Avery aims to live her life with empathy and intention.

Avery's latest stories
  1. Article: This Eight-Year-Old Raised Almost $6,000 to Buy His Best Friend a New Wheelchair
    Citizenship

    This Eight-Year-Old Raised Almost $6,000 to Buy His Best Friend a New Wheelchair

    By Avery Friedman|July 27, 2017

    He noticed the problems caused by Kamden’s bulky wheelchair, and decided to do something. Read more

  2. Article: Michelle Obama Addresses the Racism and Sexism She Faced as First Lady
    Girls & Women

    Michelle Obama Addresses the Racism and Sexism She Faced as First Lady

    By Avery Friedman|July 26, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    “The shards that cut me the deepest were the ones that intended to cut.” Read more

  3. Article: American Eagle’s Denim Hijab Sold Out in Just One Week
    Girls & Women

    American Eagle’s Denim Hijab Sold Out in Just One Week

    By Avery Friedman|July 21, 2017

    2017 has been a big year for diversity in fashion. Read more

  4. Article: 15 Compelling Photos From Around the World This Week
    Citizenship

    15 Compelling Photos From Around the World This Week

    By Olivia Kestin  and  Avery Friedman|July 21, 2017

    From quinceaneras in Texas to violists in Venezuela, here's what happened this week. Read more

  5. Article: Celebrating a Year of Success for the Global Food Security Act
    Food & Hunger

    Celebrating a Year of Success for the Global Food Security Act

    By Avery Friedman|July 20, 2017

    Protecting foreign aid will bolster this critical bill. Read more

  6. Article: 4 Times John McCain Proved He’s a Global Citizen This Year
    Citizenship

    4 Times John McCain Proved He’s a Global Citizen This Year

    By Avery Friedman|July 20, 2017

    The Senator is fighting a personal battle, now. Read more

  7. Article: Apple's New Hijab Emoji Sparks Both Controversy and Hope
    Girls & Women

    Apple's New Hijab Emoji Sparks Both Controversy and Hope

    By Avery Friedman|July 19, 2017

    “I just wanted an emoji of me.” Read more

  8. Article: 14 Stunning Photos of What Happened Around the World This Week
    Citizenship

    14 Stunning Photos of What Happened Around the World This Week

    By Olivia Kestin  and  Avery Friedman|July 14, 2017

    Pride parades, protests, and more. Read more

  9. Article: Poll Shows 85% of Americans Unaware of Famine Affecting 20 Million in Africa and Middle East
    Food & Hunger

    Poll Shows 85% of Americans Unaware of Famine Affecting 20 Million in Africa and Middle East

    By Avery Friedman|July 14, 2017

    “Among those polled, millennials are the most concerned.” Read more

  10. Article: Tennis Star Andy Murray Just Shut Down a Reporter’s Sexism in the Most Subtle Way
    Girls & Women

    Tennis Star Andy Murray Just Shut Down a Reporter’s Sexism in the Most Subtle Way

    By Avery Friedman|July 13, 2017

    "That's my boy." Read more

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