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: A Simple Text Message Can Help Hungry Kids Find Free Meals in the Summer
    PartnerFood & Hunger

    A Simple Text Message Can Help Hungry Kids Find Free Meals in the Summer

    By Daniele Selby|Aug. 21, 2019

    Many children who rely on schools for breakfast and lunch miss out on meals in the summer. Read more

  2. Article: 15 Photos Showing the Power of Protest and Perseverance Around the World This Week
    Citizenship

    15 Photos Showing the Power of Protest and Perseverance Around the World This Week

    By Daniele Selby  and  Olivia Kestin|Aug. 16, 2019

    People in Colombia, Brazil, and Hong Kong all took to the streets, calling for change this week. Read more

  3. Article: 13 Striking Photos of Protest and Community From Around the World This Week
    Citizenship

    13 Striking Photos of Protest and Community From Around the World This Week

    By Daniele Selby  and  Olivia Kestin|Aug. 9, 2019

    From Hong Kong to Harlem, people called for equality and action. Read more

  4. Article: Kenyan Lawmaker Ordered to Leave After Bringing Her Baby to Parliament
    Girls & Women

    Kenyan Lawmaker Ordered to Leave After Bringing Her Baby to Parliament

    By Daniele Selby|Aug. 7, 2019

    “A baby is not an atomic bomb, they won’t explode in the House.” Read more

  5. Article: 7 Powerful Quotes That Show Toni Morrison Was a Global Citizen
    Citizenship

    7 Powerful Quotes That Show Toni Morrison Was a Global Citizen

    By Daniele Selby|Aug. 6, 2019

    The celebrated author wrote 11 novels and prominently featured black female characters. Read more

  6. Article: Emma Watson Launches Free Legal Advice Hotline for Women Facing Sexual Harassment at Work
    Girls & Women

    Emma Watson Launches Free Legal Advice Hotline for Women Facing Sexual Harassment at Work

    By Daniele Selby|Aug. 5, 2019

    The hotline is supported by the Time’s Up UK fund, to which Watson donated £1 million last year. Read more

  7. Article: Tanzania Ruled Child Marriage Illegal 3 Years Ago. Now It's Trying to Reinstate It.
    Girls & Women

    Tanzania Ruled Child Marriage Illegal 3 Years Ago. Now It's Trying to Reinstate It.

    By Daniele Selby|July 26, 2019

    Activists are fighting to ensure the ban remains in place and is finally enforced. Read more

  8. Article: Indonesia Pardons Woman Jailed for Reporting Her Boss' Sexual Harassment
    Girls & Women

    Indonesia Pardons Woman Jailed for Reporting Her Boss' Sexual Harassment

    By Daniele Selby|July 25, 2019

    Nuril Maknun has been pardoned after the Supreme Court upheld a guilty verdict earlier this month. Read more

  9. Article: Jeffrey Epstein Scandal: An Important Reminder Thousands of Girls Are Trafficked Across the US
    Girls & Women

    Jeffrey Epstein Scandal: An Important Reminder Thousands of Girls Are Trafficked Across the US

    By Daniele Selby|July 18, 2019

    Epstein’s alleged victims were vulnerable young girls — like most trafficking victims globally. Read more

  10. Article: Sierra Leone Banned Pregnant Girls From Going to School. One Principal Is Breaking the Law.
    Girls & Women

    Sierra Leone Banned Pregnant Girls From Going to School. One Principal Is Breaking the Law.

    By Daniele Selby|July 18, 2019

    “Any pregnant girl who wants to learn is welcome at our school,” he said. Read more