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: Women and Girls Contribute Trillions of Dollars in Unpaid Labor Every Year

    Women and Girls Contribute Trillions of Dollars in Unpaid Labor Every Year

    By Brandon Wiggins|Feb. 20, 2020

    The world’s 22 richest men have more wealth than all of the women in Africa. Read more

  2. Article: This New Climate Change Game Lets Users Influence Lawmakers

    This New Climate Change Game Lets Users Influence Lawmakers

    By Brandon Wiggins|Feb. 19, 2020

    Users will be able to vote on their preferred climate solutions. Read more

  3. Article: Women Can Now Hold Command Positions in India’s Army

    Women Can Now Hold Command Positions in India’s Army

    By Brandon Wiggins|Feb. 19, 2020

    India’s government had fought against this ruling. Read more

  4. Article: Infant Mortality Is on the Rise in Venezuela Due to Malnutrition

    Infant Mortality Is on the Rise in Venezuela Due to Malnutrition

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Brandon Wiggins|Feb. 14, 2020

    Venezuela is in the midst of a years-long economic crisis. Read more

  5. Article: These Skateboarding Girls Are Tackling Gender Inequality in Afghanistan

    These Skateboarding Girls Are Tackling Gender Inequality in Afghanistan

    By Brandon Wiggins|Feb. 12, 2020

    Skateistan teaches girls in impoverished neighborhoods to skateboard. Read more

  6. Article: The US Just Proposed Massive Cuts to Funding for World Health Organization

    The US Just Proposed Massive Cuts to Funding for World Health Organization

    By Pia Gralki  and  Brandon Wiggins|Feb. 12, 2020

    This proposal comes at a time when the WHO is responding to a global coronavirus outbreak. Read more

  7. Article: The Bahamas Is Still Coping With Destruction Caused by Hurricane Dorian

    The Bahamas Is Still Coping With Destruction Caused by Hurricane Dorian

    By Brandon Wiggins|Feb. 11, 2020

    Hurricane Dorian affected more than 70,000 people in the region. Read more

  8. Article: Bill & Melinda Gates Add Climate Change and Gender Equality to Foundation's Priorities

    Bill & Melinda Gates Add Climate Change and Gender Equality to Foundation's Priorities

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Brandon Wiggins|Feb. 10, 2020

    The foundation has mainly focused on global health, US education, and development. Read more

  9. Article: Bill and Melinda Gates Pledge $100 Million to Coronavirus Response

    Bill and Melinda Gates Pledge $100 Million to Coronavirus Response

    By Brandon Wiggins|Feb. 6, 2020

    The coronavirus outbreak has been declared a public health emergency of international concern. Read more

  10. Article: 138 Asylum Seekers Died After Being Deported by the US

    138 Asylum Seekers Died After Being Deported by the US

    By Brandon Wiggins|Feb. 6, 2020

    There were about 3.5 million asylum seekers globally by the end of 2018. Read more