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: After Big Budget Cuts, Bill Gates Meets With Donald Trump to Discuss Foreign Aid
    Citizenship

    After Big Budget Cuts, Bill Gates Meets With Donald Trump to Discuss Foreign Aid

    By Cassie Carothers| March 20, 2017

    The Gates Foundation is hoping to work with the Trump White House on foreign aid. Read more

  2. Article: The White House Called Cutting Programs for the Poor 'Compassionate' and the Internet Is Not Happy
    Food & Hunger

    The White House Called Cutting Programs for the Poor 'Compassionate' and the Internet Is Not Happy

    By Cassie Carothers| March 17, 2017

    “I think it’s probably one of the most compassionate things we can do.” Read more

  3. Article: 23 Ways Trump’s Proposed Budget Is Bad News for Global Citizens
    Citizenship

    23 Ways Trump’s Proposed Budget Is Bad News for Global Citizens

    By Cassie Carothers  and  Colleen Curry| March 16, 2017

    One Republican called it “dead on arrival.” Read more

  4. Article: President Trump Pushes Nationalism in First Address to Congress
    Citizenship

    President Trump Pushes Nationalism in First Address to Congress

    By Cassie Carothers| March 1, 2017

    The president reiterated his campaign promises in his first address to Congress. Read more

  5. Article: Global Citizen Festival Is Heading to Hamburg for the G20 Summit in July
    Citizenship

    Global Citizen Festival Is Heading to Hamburg for the G20 Summit in July

    By Cassie Carothers| Feb. 28, 2017

    The festival will take place in July, just head of the G20. Read more

  6. Article: #ThisIsAmerica: Global Citizens Show What They're Made of
    Citizenship

    #ThisIsAmerica: Global Citizens Show What They're Made of

    By Cassie Carothers| Feb. 23, 2017

    We asked Global Citizens to show us their roots. Read more

  7. Article: This Is America: Celebrating Faces of Immigrants & Refugees
    Citizenship

    This Is America: Celebrating Faces of Immigrants & Refugees

    By Cassie Carothers| Feb. 21, 2017

    This great country has been a beacon for Global Citizens, and we want it to stay that way. Read more

  8. Article: Norway Commits $10 Million for Women's Healthcare as Part of #SheDecides Fund
    Girls & Women

    Norway Commits $10 Million for Women's Healthcare as Part of #SheDecides Fund

    By Cassie Carothers| Feb. 20, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Nearly 50,000 women die a year as a result of unsafe abortions. Read more

  9. Article: 'Lion': A Heart-Wrenching Story of Adoption & Global Inequality
    Citizenship

    'Lion': A Heart-Wrenching Story of Adoption & Global Inequality

    By Caroline DollmanMeghan WerftJoe McCarthyCassie CarothersColleen Curry  and  Phineas Rueckert| Feb. 14, 2017

    Every Global Citizen should see this film. Read more

  10. Article: Beyoncé Sends Powerful Message to Women, Mothers, and Daughters From Grammys Stage
    Girls & Women

    Beyoncé Sends Powerful Message to Women, Mothers, and Daughters From Grammys Stage

    By Cassie Carothers| Feb. 13, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Beyoncé slayed. Read more

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