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: How You Can Still Help Migrant Families Being Separated at the Border
    Citizenship

    How You Can Still Help Migrant Families Being Separated at the Border

    By Daniele Selby|June 20, 2018

    Trump just signed an executive order reversing his policy, but help is still very much needed. Read more

  2. Article: Why Everyone Should Honor Juneteenth
    Citizenship

    Why Everyone Should Honor Juneteenth

    By Daniele Selby|June 19, 2018

    Slaves in Texas learned of their freedom on June 19, 1865 — about two-and-half years late. Read more

  3. Article: This Trump Administration Policy Could Cause STD Rates to Rise
    Health

    This Trump Administration Policy Could Cause STD Rates to Rise

    By Daniele Selby|June 14, 2018

    Newly reported cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis in the US hit a record high in 2016. Read more

  4. Article: San Francisco Just Elected Its First Black Female Mayor
    Girls & Women

    San Francisco Just Elected Its First Black Female Mayor

    By Daniele Selby|June 14, 2018

    London Breed is a San Francisco native and a long-time affordable housing advocate. Read more

  5. Article: The Most Inspiring Photos of 2018 Pride Marches Around the World
    Citizenship

    The Most Inspiring Photos of 2018 Pride Marches Around the World

    By Olivia Kestin  and  Daniele Selby|June 13, 2018

    The first Pride marches were held in 1970 to commemorate the infamous Stonewall Inn riots. Read more

  6. Article: Nearly Half of American Women in Science Have Been Harassed, Study Says
    Girls & Women

    Nearly Half of American Women in Science Have Been Harassed, Study Says

    By Daniele Selby|June 13, 2018

    Most women said they had experienced inappropriate comments and sexist jokes at work. Read more

  7. Feature: Why Jeff Sessions' Ruling on Domestic Violence and Asylum Matters
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    Why Jeff Sessions' Ruling on Domestic Violence and Asylum Matters

    By Daniele Selby|June 12, 2018

    Legal experts and rights advocates say Sessions' decision rolls back refugee and women's rights. Read more

  8. Article: Guatemala's Deadly Volcanic Eruption Has Affected Poor Communities the Most
    Citizenship

    Guatemala's Deadly Volcanic Eruption Has Affected Poor Communities the Most

    By Daniele Selby  and  Erica Sanchez|June 11, 2018

    The villages nearby the Fuego volcano are in the range of two other active volcanoes. Read more

  9. Article: 3-Year-Old Rohingya Boy Among First Killed by Landslides in Bangladesh's Refugee Camps
    Health

    3-Year-Old Rohingya Boy Among First Killed by Landslides in Bangladesh's Refugee Camps

    By Daniele Selby|June 11, 2018

    The refugees are "practically living on sandcastles" — and more devastation is expected. Read more

  10. Article: Ikea Will Phase Out Single-Use Plastics From Its Stores by 2020
    Environment

    Ikea Will Phase Out Single-Use Plastics From Its Stores by 2020

    By Daniele Selby|June 8, 2018

    The Swedish furniture giant is going green. Read more