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: Advocacy and Anguish: 16 Powerful Photos Around the World This Week
    Citizenship

    Advocacy and Anguish: 16 Powerful Photos Around the World This Week

    By Daniele Selby  and  Olivia Kestin|Feb. 15, 2019

    Activists called for gender equality at the Grammys and marched for climate action. Read more

  2. Article: John Legend and Adam Levine Shatter Gender Stereotypes in This Heartwarming Ad
    PartnerGirls & Women

    John Legend and Adam Levine Shatter Gender Stereotypes in This Heartwarming Ad

    By Daniele Selby  and  Erica Sanchez|Feb. 12, 2019|P&G

    You’ll be singing this catchy tune all day. Read more

  3. Article: Sierra Leone Has Declared Rape a National Emergency
    Girls & Women

    Sierra Leone Has Declared Rape a National Emergency

    By Daniele Selby|Feb. 8, 2019

    The rate of rape cases in the country has steadily risen over the past few years. Read more

  4. Article: 12 Striking Photos of Celebration and Struggle from Around the World This Week
    Citizenship

    12 Striking Photos of Celebration and Struggle from Around the World This Week

    By Daniele Selby  and  Olivia Kestin|Feb. 8, 2019

    More than a billion people worldwide celebrated the Lunar New Year this week. Read more

  5. Article: Activists Launch the First Anti-FGM Network in the US
    Girls & Women

    Activists Launch the First Anti-FGM Network in the US

    By Daniele Selby|Feb. 7, 2019

    Approximately 500,000 girls are at risk. Read more

  6. Article: Angelina Jolie Says ‘We Cannot Say We Had No Warning’ About Rohingya Crisis
    Citizenship

    Angelina Jolie Says ‘We Cannot Say We Had No Warning’ About Rohingya Crisis

    By Daniele Selby|Feb. 5, 2019

    The actress and superstar humanitarian is currently in Bangladesh visiting refugee camps. Read more

  7. Article: Why Activists Are Angry About Mariah Carey’s Latest Concert
    Girls & Women

    Why Activists Are Angry About Mariah Carey’s Latest Concert

    By Daniele Selby|Feb. 1, 2019

    The singer recently performed in Saudi Arabia despite pleas to cancel. Read more

  8. Article: Women in Zimbabwe Are Wearing All Black to Protest Being Raped by the Military
    Girls & Women

    Women in Zimbabwe Are Wearing All Black to Protest Being Raped by the Military

    By Daniele Selby|Feb. 1, 2019

    Military personnel have reportedly used rape as a punishment following anti-government protests. Read more

  9. Video: Women Let the World Know Why They’d ‘Rather Get Paid’ in This Catchy Song
    PartnerGirls & Women

    Women Let the World Know Why They’d ‘Rather Get Paid’ in This Catchy Song

    By Daniele Selby|Feb. 1, 2019|P&G

    This powerful new video from deodorant company Secret features several famous equal pay advocates. Read more

  10. Article: FGM Becomes Legal Again in Liberia as Ban Expires
    Girls & Women

    FGM Becomes Legal Again in Liberia as Ban Expires

    By Daniele Selby|Jan. 30, 2019

    More than 40% of young women and girls in Liberia have undergone FGM. Read more