About Colleen Curry

Colleen Curry is a senior editor at Global Citizen. She has covered domestic and international news for outlets including ABC News, VICE News, and The New York Times, with a particular focus on women's issues, criminal justice, and LGBT rights. She is also pursuing her Master's in Creative Writing, and has had nonfiction published by Sports Illustrated and Marie Claire.

Colleen's latest stories
  1. Article: Yes, Malala Yousafzai Was Nervous at Her College Interview, Too
    Girls & Women

    Yes, Malala Yousafzai Was Nervous at Her College Interview, Too

    By Colleen Curry| Jan. 18, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    “The hardest interview of my life. I just get scared when I think of the interview.” Read more

  2. Article: The Cruel Way the GOP Is Seeking Retribution for UN's Israel Resolution
    Citizenship

    The Cruel Way the GOP Is Seeking Retribution for UN's Israel Resolution

    By Colleen Curry| Jan. 18, 2017

    The US provides 22% of the UN’s budget. Read more

  3. Article: Thank You, Michelle Obama: The First Lady’s Incredible Legacy
    Girls & Women

    Thank You, Michelle Obama: The First Lady’s Incredible Legacy

    By Colleen Curry| Jan. 17, 2017

    It all began with that White House garden. Read more

  4. Article: India Celebrates 6 Years of Being Free of Polio
    Health

    India Celebrates 6 Years of Being Free of Polio

    By Colleen Curry| Jan. 13, 2017

    It was thought to be impossible. Read more

  5. Article: Republicans Just Voted to Repeal Obamacare In the Middle of the Night
    Health

    Republicans Just Voted to Repeal Obamacare In the Middle of the Night

    By Colleen Curry| Jan. 12, 2017

    20 million people hang in the balance. Read more

  6. Article: 10 Illuminating Quotes from Donald Trump’s First Press Conference in 6 Months
    Citizenship

    10 Illuminating Quotes from Donald Trump’s First Press Conference in 6 Months

    By Colleen Curry| Jan. 11, 2017

    Unorthodox, to say the least. Read more

  7. Article: Trump’s Proposed Vaccine Commission Poses Massive Risk for Public Health
    Health

    Trump’s Proposed Vaccine Commission Poses Massive Risk for Public Health

    By Colleen Curry| Jan. 11, 2017

    Vaccines keep the U.S. population safe from deadly disease. Read more

  8. Article: Jeff Sessions’ Confirmation Hearing: 10 Most Important Quotes on Immigration, Muslims, & More
    Citizenship

    Jeff Sessions’ Confirmation Hearing: 10 Most Important Quotes on Immigration, Muslims, & More

    By Colleen Curry| Jan. 10, 2017

    The Senate Judiciary Committee will question Sessions today and Wednesday. Read more

  9. Article: The Humiliating Test Women Must Undergo in Afghanistan After Sexual Assault
    Girls & Women

    The Humiliating Test Women Must Undergo in Afghanistan After Sexual Assault

    By Colleen Curry| Jan. 9, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    The tests are based on bogus science. Read more

  10. Article: Michelle Obama’s Final Speech: 'I hope I've Made You Proud'
    Citizenship

    Michelle Obama’s Final Speech: 'I hope I've Made You Proud'

    By Colleen Curry| Jan. 6, 2017

    We'll miss you, Michelle. Read more

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