About Brandon Wiggins

Brandon Wiggins lives in Brooklyn, by way of North Carolina. He attended The University of North Carolina, where he studied History and appreciated learning about the complex historical roots of global issues. When he's outside of the office he enjoys being around dogs, running, and suffering through his favorite sports teams' latest defeats."

Stories

  1. Article: Started in the Wake of 9/11, This Organization Is Now Helping COVID-19 Frontline Workers

    Started in the Wake of 9/11, This Organization Is Now Helping COVID-19 Frontline Workers

    By Brandon Wiggins|June 24, 2020

    The First Responders Children’s Foundation is helping frontline workers and their families. Read more

  2. Article: Lifesaving Pneumonia Vaccine Now Costs $2 for Low-Income Countries After Landmark Agreement

    Lifesaving Pneumonia Vaccine Now Costs $2 for Low-Income Countries After Landmark Agreement

    By Brandon Wiggins|June 18, 2020

    Pneumonia is the biggest single killer of children under 5 worldwide. Read more

  3. Article: World Leaders Must Act Now to Ensure 'Green Recovery' From COVID-19, Energy Agency Warns

    World Leaders Must Act Now to Ensure 'Green Recovery' From COVID-19, Energy Agency Warns

    By Brandon Wiggins|June 18, 2020

    COVID-19 lockdowns have caused a sharp reduction in greenhouse gas emissions. Read more

  4. Article: Lack of Access to Technology Threatens to Increase Education Inequality Worldwide

    Lack of Access to Technology Threatens to Increase Education Inequality Worldwide

    By Brandon Wiggins|June 15, 2020

    COVID-19 has forced more than 1 billion children out of school. Read more

  5. Article: 8 Barriers to Good Health That People Living in Poverty Face

    8 Barriers to Good Health That People Living in Poverty Face

    By Brandon Wiggins|June 5, 2020

    A lack of electricity, sanitation, and basic treatment all contribute to health inequality. Read more

  6. Article: COVID-19 Puts Added Strain on Urgent Cyclone Relief Efforts in Bangladesh and India

    COVID-19 Puts Added Strain on Urgent Cyclone Relief Efforts in Bangladesh and India

    By Brandon Wiggins|May 21, 2020

    The devastating Cyclone Amphan killed more than 80 people. Read more

  7. Article: FIFA Is Holding a Charity Football Match for COVID-19 Relief

    FIFA Is Holding a Charity Football Match for COVID-19 Relief

    By Brandon Wiggins|May 20, 2020

    The funds from the match will go to support the WHO's Access to COVID-19 Tools Accelerator. Read more

  8. Article: Children in the Democratic Republic of Congo at Risk of Deadly Diseases as Vaccine Rates Fall

    Children in the Democratic Republic of Congo at Risk of Deadly Diseases as Vaccine Rates Fall

    By Brandon Wiggins|May 19, 2020

    COVID-19 is disrupting immunization efforts globally, risking further preventable deaths. Read more

  9. Article: Pakistan Hiring Workers Unemployed Due to COVID-19 to Plant Trees

    Pakistan Hiring Workers Unemployed Due to COVID-19 to Plant Trees

    By Brandon Wiggins|May 19, 2020

    The work is part of an ambitious project in Pakistan to plant 10 billion new trees. Read more

  10. Article: COVID-19 Disruptions to Health Care Could Cost 1.2 Million Children's Lives in Next 6 Months

    COVID-19 Disruptions to Health Care Could Cost 1.2 Million Children's Lives in Next 6 Months

    By Brandon Wiggins|May 18, 2020

    COVID-19 will cause major setbacks in health care, even beyond the number of infections. Read more