About Daniele Selby

Daniele is the associate editor at Global Citizen. A passionate human rights advocate, she believes that big change starts with small actions. Daniele studied music and psychology at Vassar before earning her Masters of International Affairs at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs. She brings with her an unhealthy love of chili and chocolate, and a small, fluffy dog from the Little Red Dot (Singapore) to the Big Apple.

Stories

  1. Article: Indonesia's Top Court Just Took a Major Step Toward Ending Child Marriage
    Girls & Women

    Indonesia's Top Court Just Took a Major Step Toward Ending Child Marriage

    By Daniele Selby|Dec. 13, 2018

    More than 1.4 million Indonesian girls and women alive today were married as children. Read more

  2. Video: What Is the World's Deadliest Infectious Disease?
    PartnerHealth

    What Is the World's Deadliest Infectious Disease?

    By Daniele Selby|Dec. 11, 2018|Johnson & Johnson

    Every year, this disease kills more people than HIV and malaria combined. Read more

  3. Article: There’s ‘No Limit’ to Usher’s Activism
    Education

    There’s ‘No Limit’ to Usher’s Activism

    By Daniele Selby|Dec. 1, 2018

    This is our confession: We can’t wait to see Usher at the Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100. Read more

  4. Video: How to Stay Safe at the Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100
    Citizenship

    How to Stay Safe at the Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100

    By Daniele Selby|Nov. 30, 2018

    Everything you need to know — from what to do in the event of lightning to where to find lost items. Read more

  5. Feature: Why America's Largest Agricultural State Is Also Its Hungriest
    FeatureFood & Hunger

    Why America's Largest Agricultural State Is Also Its Hungriest

    By Daniele Selby|Nov. 21, 2018

    4.9 million people in the state that feeds the US and the world are going hungry. Read more

  6. Article: Inspired by an Encounter With a Homeless Veteran, This Woman Is Tackling Food Waste and Hunger
    PartnerFood & Hunger

    Inspired by an Encounter With a Homeless Veteran, This Woman Is Tackling Food Waste and Hunger

    By Daniele Selby|Nov. 13, 2018|Verizon

    Komal Ahmad, CEO of Copia, is also one of Verizon’s Pioneers of Humanability. Read more

  7. Article: 15 Photos of California's Wildfires That Show the Devastation of Climate Change
    Environment

    15 Photos of California's Wildfires That Show the Devastation of Climate Change

    By Daniele Selby  and  Olivia Kestin|Nov. 12, 2018

    The death toll has reached 31 and the fires are not yet fully contained. Read more

  8. Article: Why Constance Wu, Cher, Laverne Cox, and Dozens More Women Want You to Vote
    Citizenship

    Why Constance Wu, Cher, Laverne Cox, and Dozens More Women Want You to Vote

    By Daniele Selby|Oct. 30, 2018

    “Vote. Because it matters.” Read more

  9. Article: How Vita Coco Is Helping to Offset the Carbon Footprint of the Global Citizen Festival
    PartnerEnvironment

    How Vita Coco Is Helping to Offset the Carbon Footprint of the Global Citizen Festival

    By Daniele Selby|Oct. 30, 2018|Vita Coco

    Vita Coco supports initiatives that will help offset emissions and energy usage from our festival. Read more

  10. Video: Little Mix and Nicki Minaj's New Music Video Has a Bold Message for the Patriarchy
    Girls & Women

    Little Mix and Nicki Minaj's New Music Video Has a Bold Message for the Patriarchy

    By Daniele Selby|Oct. 26, 2018

    The video for "Woman Like Me" was released on Friday and fans are loving it. Read more