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: New York Has Finally Outlawed Child Marriage
    Girls & Women

    New York Has Finally Outlawed Child Marriage

    By Cassie Carothers| June 20, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    "Child marriage is a dirty secret in the US." Read more

  2. Article: FBI Investigating President Trump for Obstruction of Justice: Report
    Citizenship

    FBI Investigating President Trump for Obstruction of Justice: Report

    By Cassie Carothers| June 14, 2017

    It's a significant expansion of the probe. Read more

  3. Article: Girls Soccer Team Booted From Tournament Because Player 'Looked Like a Boy'
    Girls & Women

    Girls Soccer Team Booted From Tournament Because Player 'Looked Like a Boy'

    By Cassie Carothers| June 7, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    "They did not need to humiliate her." Read more

  4. Article: Rihanna Spent a Week in Malawi for a Really Good Reason
    Education

    Rihanna Spent a Week in Malawi for a Really Good Reason

    By Cassie Carothers| June 7, 2017

    "It's one thing to read statistics, but I want to see it firsthand." Read more

  5. Article: Shakira, Pharrell, Bourani Join Global Citizen Festival Hamburg
    Citizenship

    Shakira, Pharrell, Bourani Join Global Citizen Festival Hamburg

    By Cassie Carothers| June 7, 2017

    500,000 people have taken action so far. Read more

  6. Article: The Swift & Severe Reactions to Trump's Paris Climate Agreement Decision
    Environment

    The Swift & Severe Reactions to Trump's Paris Climate Agreement Decision

    By Cassie Carothers| June 1, 2017

    Many leaders do not agree with Trump's decision. Read more

  7. Article: House Probe Into Russia's US Election Influence Issues Its First Subpoenas
    Citizenship

    House Probe Into Russia's US Election Influence Issues Its First Subpoenas

    By Cassie Carothers| May 31, 2017

    Former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn & Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, were tapped Read more

  8. Article: Nordic Leaders Epically Troll Trump's Orb Photo While Meeting to Discuss SDGs
    Citizenship

    Nordic Leaders Epically Troll Trump's Orb Photo While Meeting to Discuss SDGs

    By Cassie Carothers| May 30, 2017

    They were meeting to discuss the Sustainable Development Goals. Read more

  9. Article: If the G7 Summit Were 'The Bachelor'
    Citizenship

    If the G7 Summit Were 'The Bachelor'

    By Cassie Carothers| May 26, 2017

    Global Citizen brings you the scoop on which leaders get along and which can't stand each other. Read more

  10. Article: Ben & Jerry's Won't Serve 2 Scoops of the Same Flavor in Australia for a Really Good Reason
    Citizenship

    Ben & Jerry's Won't Serve 2 Scoops of the Same Flavor in Australia for a Really Good Reason

    By Cassie Carothers| May 25, 2017

    “How furious would you use if you were told you were not allowed to marry the person you love?” Read more

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