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: Launching the #SheDecides Campaign to Help Keep Women Alive Under Trump's Global Gag Rule
    Girls & Women

    Launching the #SheDecides Campaign to Help Keep Women Alive Under Trump's Global Gag Rule

    By Colleen Curry| Feb. 17, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Most people don’t think of HIV prevention as a political issue. Read more

  2. Article: This Clever Video Shows How the Pill Can Break the Cycle of Poverty
    Health

    This Clever Video Shows How the Pill Can Break the Cycle of Poverty

    By Colleen Curry| Feb. 15, 2017

    Melinda Gates shows how one little pill can make a world of difference. Read more

  3. Article: Millions of Lives at Risk With Global Gag Rule, Bill and Melinda Gates Say
    Girls & Women

    Millions of Lives at Risk With Global Gag Rule, Bill and Melinda Gates Say

    By Colleen Curry| Feb. 14, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Trump’s executive order is farther-reaching than any other GOP president. Read more

  4. 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

  5. Article: An Indigenous Woman Will Run for President of Mexico in 2018
    Girls & Women

    An Indigenous Woman Will Run for President of Mexico in 2018

    By Colleen Curry| Feb. 13, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    The indigenous group the Zapatistas are going to run a native woman in 2018. Read more

  6. Article: 17 Top Female Scientists Who Have Changed the World
    Girls & Women

    17 Top Female Scientists Who Have Changed the World

    By Colleen Curry| Feb. 10, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    These STEM superstars literally changed everything. Read more

  7. Article: Lady Gaga Uses Trolls to Send a Powerful Message on Body Shaming
    Girls & Women

    Lady Gaga Uses Trolls to Send a Powerful Message on Body Shaming

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

    “I’m proud of my body and you should be proud of yours too.” Read more

  8. Article: These Teen Girls in Afghanistan Are Kicking Ass — Literally
    Girls & Women

    These Teen Girls in Afghanistan Are Kicking Ass — Literally

    By Colleen Curry| Feb. 8, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Girls fight gender norms with swords. Read more

  9. Article: Russia Reduces Punishment for Abusing Spouses, Children in Some Cases
    Girls & Women

    Russia Reduces Punishment for Abusing Spouses, Children in Some Cases

    By Colleen Curry| Feb. 7, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    12,000 women die each year. Read more

  10. Article: Study Reveals Surprising Reason Why FGM Is Still Practiced So Widely
    Girls & Women

    Study Reveals Surprising Reason Why FGM Is Still Practiced So Widely

    By Colleen Curry| Feb. 7, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Teaching women about health risks may not dissuade them from undergoing a culturally popular practic Read more

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