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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.

Stories

  1. Article: Meet the Woman Running to Become Michigan’s Next Governor
    Girls & Women

    Meet the Woman Running to Become Michigan’s Next Governor

    By Avery Friedman|Aug. 17, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    “This is a herculean undertaking, this is something that requires 100%.” Read more

  2. Article: IKEA Now Sells Solar Panels Kits in the UK
    Environment

    IKEA Now Sells Solar Panels Kits in the UK

    By Avery Friedman|Aug. 3, 2017

    The household goods store proves their commitment to the environment yet again. Read more

  3. Article: Climate Change Could Cause Heat Waves That Are Lethal to Healthy People
    Environment

    Climate Change Could Cause Heat Waves That Are Lethal to Healthy People

    By Avery Friedman|Aug. 3, 2017

    These temperatures could kill in mere hours. Read more

  4. Article: New Zealand Politician Gets Asked Sexist Question Again. This Time She Shuts it Down.
    Girls & Women

    New Zealand Politician Gets Asked Sexist Question Again. This Time She Shuts it Down.

    By Avery Friedman|Aug. 2, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Her interviewer admits he “never asked a male political leader in 20 years” about their family plans Read more

  5. Article: 66.7% of the Republican Senators to Kill Health Care Repeal Were Women
    Girls & Women

    66.7% of the Republican Senators to Kill Health Care Repeal Were Women

    By Avery Friedman|July 28, 2017

    “No second thoughts at all. None.” Read more

  6. Article: 5 Times John McCain Proved He’s a Global Citizen This Year
    Citizenship

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

    By Avery Friedman|July 28, 2017

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

  7. Article: This 8-Year-Old Raised Almost $6,000 to Buy His Best Friend a New Wheelchair
    Citizenship

    This 8-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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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