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. Feature: How Global Citizens Helped End Cash Bail for Most People in New York
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    How Global Citizens Helped End Cash Bail for Most People in New York

    By Daniele Selby|Nov. 8, 2019

    Cash bail effectively criminalizes poverty. Global Citizens raised their voices—and created change. Read more

  2. Article: Same-Sex Marriage and Abortion to Be Legal in Northern Ireland for the First Time

    Same-Sex Marriage and Abortion to Be Legal in Northern Ireland for the First Time

    By Daniele Selby  and  James Hitchings-Hales|Oct. 22, 2019

    It’s a truly historic moment. Read more

  3. Feature: 14 Global Citizens on What Issues Matter Most to Them

    14 Global Citizens on What Issues Matter Most to Them

    By Madeleine KeckDaniele SelbyLeah Rodriguez  and  Joe McCarthy|Oct. 1, 2019

    We asked Global Citizens at our festival in Central Park to tell us what they stand for. Read more

  4. Article: How This Activist Pushed to End Cash Bail in New York — and Why He's Not Done Fighting

    How This Activist Pushed to End Cash Bail in New York — and Why He's Not Done Fighting

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 9, 2019

    When Marvin Mayfield got out of prison, he decided he needed to change himself — and the system. Read more

  5. Article: 6 Myths About Cash Bail Reform, Debunked

    6 Myths About Cash Bail Reform, Debunked

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 9, 2019

    Eliminating the cash bail system does not mean that communities will become less safe. Read more

  6. Feature: 'I Was Not His Equal Partner': What It's Like to Be a Child Bride in Massachusetts

    'I Was Not His Equal Partner': What It's Like to Be a Child Bride in Massachusetts

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 6, 2019

    Tammy Monteiro was married at 16 in Massachusetts. Marriage before 18 is still legal there today. Read more

  7. Feature: Child Marriages Happen in the US, Too. Here’s Everything You Need to Know.

    Child Marriages Happen in the US, Too. Here’s Everything You Need to Know.

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 3, 2019

    Child marriage disproportionately affects girls and is still legal in some form in 48 states. Read more

  8. Article: How Women Are Shut Out of the Global Workforce

    How Women Are Shut Out of the Global Workforce

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 2, 2019

    Advancing gender equality and empowering women could add $12 trillion to the global economy. Read more

  9. Article: WWE Superstar Becky Lynch Inspires Young Girls Around the World, But Malala Is Her Hero

    WWE Superstar Becky Lynch Inspires Young Girls Around the World, But Malala Is Her Hero

    By Daniele Selby|WWE|Aug. 30, 2019

    Wrestling is an opportunity to showcase women’s strength, Lynch told Global Citizen. Read more

  10. Article: 18 Striking Photos of Climate Change, Inequality, and Activism From Around the World This Week

    18 Striking Photos of Climate Change, Inequality, and Activism From Around the World This Week

    By Daniele Selby  and  Olivia Kestin|Aug. 30, 2019

    As fires blaze in the Amazon, others struggle with floods, and migrants flee conflict and poverty. Read more