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.

Stories

  1. Article: LeBron James’ ‘I Promise School’ Will Help At-Risk Kids With Specially Designed Curriculum
    Education

    LeBron James’ ‘I Promise School’ Will Help At-Risk Kids With Specially Designed Curriculum

    By Colleen Curry|Dec. 1, 2017

    “Hey guys, How are all of my I PROMISE All-Stars doing?” Read more

  2. Article: What Pope Francis Told Rohingya Refugees When He Finally Met Them Today
    Citizenship

    What Pope Francis Told Rohingya Refugees When He Finally Met Them Today

    By Colleen Curry|Dec. 1, 2017

    "In the name of all of those who have persecuted you, hurt you, I ask forgiveness.” Read more

  3. Article: Nike’s New Hijab for Muslim Athletes Is Now Available Worldwide
    Girls & Women

    Nike’s New Hijab for Muslim Athletes Is Now Available Worldwide

    By Colleen Curry|Dec. 1, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    “To help advance the conversation around hijabs and Muslim women in sports.” Read more

  4. Article: Europe Just Had Its Highest Number of HIV Diagnoses — Ever
    Health

    Europe Just Had Its Highest Number of HIV Diagnoses — Ever

    By Colleen Curry|Nov. 28, 2017

    The world must increase access to prevention and testing. Read more

  5. Article: Climate Change Is Creating More Child Brides, Report Finds
    Girls & Women

    Climate Change Is Creating More Child Brides, Report Finds

    By Colleen Curry|Nov. 27, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    An alarming new report shows a dire consequence of climate change. Read more

  6. Article: An India Court Just Offered Jobs to Acid Attack Victims & Trans Women to Set an Example
    Girls & Women

    An India Court Just Offered Jobs to Acid Attack Victims & Trans Women to Set an Example

    By Colleen Curry|Nov. 27, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Fighting gender discrimination in small ways can add up. Read more

  7. Article: Meet Maxine Waters: The Resistance Leader Who Is ‘Woke, Lit, Magical, and Unafraid’
    Girls & Women

    Meet Maxine Waters: The Resistance Leader Who Is ‘Woke, Lit, Magical, and Unafraid’

    By Colleen Curry|Nov. 20, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    “We have embraced you Auntie for being brave." Read more

  8. Article: The USA Is No Longer the Country With the ‘Best Global Image’
    Citizenship

    The USA Is No Longer the Country With the ‘Best Global Image’

    By Colleen Curry|Nov. 17, 2017

    The “Trump effect” saw the US slip to sixth place. Read more

  9. Article: Angelina Jolie Gave a Powerful Speech About Sexual Violence to the UN
    Girls & Women

    Angelina Jolie Gave a Powerful Speech About Sexual Violence to the UN

    By Colleen Curry|Nov. 16, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    "It is cheaper than a bullet and has lasting consequences." Read more

  10. Article: Zimbabwe Upheaval: Soldiers, Tanks Fill Streets Amid Military Takeover of Mugabe’s Control
    Citizenship

    Zimbabwe Upheaval: Soldiers, Tanks Fill Streets Amid Military Takeover of Mugabe’s Control

    By Colleen Curry|Nov. 15, 2017

    The military said it’s not a coup. Read more