About Brandon Blackburn-Dwyer

Brandon is the Managing Editor of Global Citizen. He has lived and worked on 4 different continents and travelled to nearly 60 countries. His first job was with Seton Hall University’s School of Diplomacy, and he has been working in international affairs ever since. From academia (he was a professor!) to development work to business to work on radio and television he has always been focused on global issues. He also loves college basketball.

Brandon's latest stories
  1. Article: Activists Have Perfect (and Hilarious) Responses to France’s Burkini Ban
    Girls & Women

    Activists Have Perfect (and Hilarious) Responses to France’s Burkini Ban

    By Brandon Blackburn-Dwyer|Aug. 25, 2016

    From hilarious to serious, these responses are on point. Read more

  2. Article: Japan Will Use Old Cell Phones to Make 2020 Olympic Medals
    Water & Sanitation

    Japan Will Use Old Cell Phones to Make 2020 Olympic Medals

    By Brandon Blackburn-Dwyer|Aug. 24, 2016

    A whole new reason to want to win gold. Read more

  3. Article: Bottled Water to Outsell Soda in the US for the First Time Ever
    Water & Sanitation

    Bottled Water to Outsell Soda in the US for the First Time Ever

    By Brandon Blackburn-Dwyer|Aug. 23, 2016

    A health victory, but at what cost? Read more

  4. Article: How Numbers Have Helped 8 Million People Learn How to Read
    Education

    How Numbers Have Helped 8 Million People Learn How to Read

    By Brandon Blackburn-Dwyer|Aug. 22, 2016

    This system is revolutionary. Read more

  5. Article: Little Free Pantries Making a Big Difference for Those in Need
    Food & Hunger

    Little Free Pantries Making a Big Difference for Those in Need

    By Brandon Blackburn-Dwyer|Aug. 22, 2016|Caterpillar Foundation

    This is how you can help your local community. Read more

  6. Article: World Photo Day: These Images Define the Refugee Crisis
    Citizenship

    World Photo Day: These Images Define the Refugee Crisis

    By Brandon Blackburn-Dwyer|Aug. 19, 2016

    These are powerful. Read more

  7. Article: This Tiny Device Could Provide Clean Water for 663 Million People
    Finance & Innovation

    This Tiny Device Could Provide Clean Water for 663 Million People

    By Brandon Blackburn-Dwyer|Aug. 18, 2016

    It’s tiny, it’s solar powered, and it’s awesome. Read more

  8. Article: An 85-Year-Old Nun Is the Star of Nike's Latest 'Unlimited' Ad
    Citizenship

    An 85-Year-Old Nun Is the Star of Nike's Latest 'Unlimited' Ad

    By Brandon Blackburn-Dwyer|Aug. 17, 2016

    The powerful faces of sports and determination. Read more

  9. Article: 9 Tips for Turning Your Front Yard Into a Farm
    Food & Hunger

    9 Tips for Turning Your Front Yard Into a Farm

    By Brandon Blackburn-Dwyer|Aug. 17, 2016

    Lawns are costing the world billions; this is how to make them productive. Read more

  10. Article: Restaurant Leftovers Don't Go to Waste With New App
    Finance & Innovation

    Restaurant Leftovers Don't Go to Waste With New App

    By Brandon Blackburn-Dwyer|Aug. 16, 2016

    Some food is just Too Good To Go. Read more

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