About Cassie Carothers

Cassie Carothers is the Editorial Director of Global Citizen. She has more than 10 years experience covering national and international news as a digital journalist, having worked at Fox News, the New York Post, and Yahoo News. She grew up in Ohio and graduated from Miami University after studying journalism, politics, and marketing. She’s been a vegetarian for 18 years, and believes strongly that a diet is a key part of sustainable living.

Cassie's latest stories
  1. Article: 19 Photos of Donald Trump's Inauguration as President of the United States
    Citizenship

    19 Photos of Donald Trump's Inauguration as President of the United States

    By Cassie Carothers| Jan. 20, 2017

    The 45th president is sworn in today. Read more

  2. Article: President Obama Just Delivered a Stunning Tribute to Michelle, Malia, and Sasha
    Citizenship

    President Obama Just Delivered a Stunning Tribute to Michelle, Malia, and Sasha

    By Cassie Carothers| Jan. 11, 2017

    The president's tribute to his wife and daughters was incredibly touching. Read more

  3. Article: Malala and Other Nobel Laureates Accuse Myanmar of Ethnic Cleansing in Open Letter
    Citizenship

    Malala and Other Nobel Laureates Accuse Myanmar of Ethnic Cleansing in Open Letter

    By Cassie Carothers| Dec. 30, 2016

    At least 86 Rohingya people, who are Muslim, have been killed. Read more

  4. Article: Solar, Wind Power Now Same Price as Fossil Fuels, Report Says
    Environment

    Solar, Wind Power Now Same Price as Fossil Fuels, Report Says

    By Cassie Carothers| Dec. 27, 2016

    The renewable energy industry is ripe for investment. Read more

  5. Article: The 11 Global Citizen Stories You Liked the Most in 2016
    Citizenship

    The 11 Global Citizen Stories You Liked the Most in 2016

    By Cassie Carothers| Dec. 20, 2016

    Medical debt, ocean plastic shoes, and more of the stories you loved most. Read more

  6. Article: Humanitarian Aid Needs Hit $22.2 Billion to Help 92.8 Million People in 2017
    Citizenship

    Humanitarian Aid Needs Hit $22.2 Billion to Help 92.8 Million People in 2017

    By Cassie Carothers| Dec. 5, 2016

    "The lives of millions of women, girls, boys and men are in our hands." Read more

  7. Article: After Months of Standing Rock Protests, New Route Considered for Dakota Access Pipeline
    Environment

    After Months of Standing Rock Protests, New Route Considered for Dakota Access Pipeline

    By Cassie Carothers| Dec. 5, 2016

    The decision is a major win for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. Read more

  8. Article: Patagonia's Black Friday Scheme Just Raised $10M for the Planet
    Environment

    Patagonia's Black Friday Scheme Just Raised $10M for the Planet

    By Cassie Carothers| Nov. 29, 2016

    The money will go to groups helping fight climate change. Read more

  9. Article: 9 Ways Global Citizen India Festival Supports the SDGs
    Citizenship

    9 Ways Global Citizen India Festival Supports the SDGs

    By Cassie Carothers| Nov. 20, 2016

    Global Citizens took 403,000 to ask leaders to support the Global Goals. Read more

  10. Article: Trains & Toilets: Why India’s Railway Stinks — Literally
    Water & Sanitation

    Trains & Toilets: Why India’s Railway Stinks — Literally

    By Cassie Carothers| Nov. 15, 2016

    Toilet waste is dropped right onto the tracks — which is not OK. Read more

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