About Daniele Selby

Daniele is a Writer and Partnerships Lead 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: Pope Francis Just Gave Free Gelato to 3,000 of Rome’s Homeless
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    Pope Francis Just Gave Free Gelato to 3,000 of Rome’s Homeless

    By Daniele Selby|April 24, 2018

    The pope is known to have a sweet tooth. His favorite? Dulce de leche. Read more

  2. Article: Princess Charlotte Just Made History and She's Only 2 Years Old
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    Princess Charlotte Just Made History and She's Only 2 Years Old

    By Daniele Selby|April 24, 2018

    For centuries, her younger brother, born yesterday, would have skipped her in line for the throne. Read more

  3. Article: Colin Kaepernick Is Amnesty International’s 2018 Ambassador of Conscience
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    Colin Kaepernick Is Amnesty International’s 2018 Ambassador of Conscience

    By Daniele Selby|April 23, 2018

    Kaepernick’s simple gesture at a game in 2016 inspired a peaceful protest movement. Read more

  4. Article: The World’s First Gender-Neutral Store Created Its Own Genderless Mannequin
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    The World’s First Gender-Neutral Store Created Its Own Genderless Mannequin

    By Daniele Selby|April 20, 2018

    The Phluid Project wants to empower people to embrace and express their identities. Read more

  5. Article: The Special Meaning of New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern's Coat
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    The Special Meaning of New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern's Coat

    By Daniele Selby|April 20, 2018

    The feather-woven korowai is a symbol of power and respect in New Zealand’s Maori culture. Read more

  6. Article: These 13 Global Citizens Made TIME's Most Influential People List
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    These 13 Global Citizens Made TIME's Most Influential People List

    By Daniele Selby|April 19, 2018

    From anti-FGM activists to chefs to politicians, these influential figures are changing the world. Read more

  7. Article: What It’s Like to Be the Only Surgeon in the Middle of a Sudanese War Zone
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    What It’s Like to Be the Only Surgeon in the Middle of a Sudanese War Zone

    By Daniele Selby|April 18, 2018

    For almost 10 years, Dr. Tom Catena has treated the Nuba people, despite falling bombs. Read more

  8. Article: This Woman Is on Hunger Strike Until India Changes Its Rape Laws
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    This Woman Is on Hunger Strike Until India Changes Its Rape Laws

    By Daniele Selby|April 18, 2018

    Swati Maliwal, Delhi's Women's Commissioner, has been protesting since last Friday. Read more

  9. Article: Child Marriage of Syrian Refugees in Jordan Has More Than Doubled in 3 Years
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    Child Marriage of Syrian Refugees in Jordan Has More Than Doubled in 3 Years

    By Daniele Selby|April 18, 2018

    With few means to escape poverty, families are marrying off their daughters before they’re ready. Read more

  10. Article: 12 Photos That Show How People Won’t Stop Protesting India Rapes Until Justice Is Served
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    12 Photos That Show How People Won’t Stop Protesting India Rapes Until Justice Is Served

    By Daniele Selby  and  Olivia Kestin|April 17, 2018

    The gang rapes of an 8-year-old and a 16-year-old have highlighted religious and political tensions. Read more