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 Beyoncé Is an 'Irreplaceable' Force for Change
    Girls & Women

    How Beyoncé Is an 'Irreplaceable' Force for Change

    By Daniele Selby|Aug. 16, 2018

    Beyoncé Knowles-Carter has used her star power to champion everything from education to clean water. Read more

  2. Article: Gina Rodriguez and Always Are Helping Girls Stay in School During Their Periods
    PartnerWater & Sanitation

    Gina Rodriguez and Always Are Helping Girls Stay in School During Their Periods

    By Daniele Selby  and  Erica Sanchez|Aug. 9, 2018|P&G

    Always is helping to #EndPeriodPoverty by making period products available to girls in school. Read more

  3. Article: 9 Trailblazing South African Activists You Need to Know
    Citizenship

    9 Trailblazing South African Activists You Need to Know

    By Daniele Selby|Aug. 6, 2018

    Nelson Mandela may be South Africa’s best-known activist, but he’s far from its only force for good. Read more

  4. Article: Beyoncé Talks Body Image and Breaking Barriers in 'Vogue' September Issue
    Girls & Women

    Beyoncé Talks Body Image and Breaking Barriers in 'Vogue' September Issue

    By Daniele Selby|Aug. 6, 2018

    “My mother taught me the importance not just of being seen but of seeing myself.” Read more

  5. Article: The Shocking Reason a Top Medical School in Japan Lowered Women's Exam Scores for Years
    Girls & Women

    The Shocking Reason a Top Medical School in Japan Lowered Women's Exam Scores for Years

    By Daniele Selby  and  Jana Sepehr|Aug. 3, 2018

    Tokyo Medical University lowered women’s exam scores by up to 20% for about eight years. Read more

  6. Article: Beyoncé Leads Vogue to Feature Its First-Ever Black Cover Photographer
    Citizenship

    Beyoncé Leads Vogue to Feature Its First-Ever Black Cover Photographer

    By Daniele Selby|July 31, 2018

    The magazine has been in publication for 126 years. Read more

  7. Article: Why 4 Million People in India Are Now Effectively Stateless
    Citizenship

    Why 4 Million People in India Are Now Effectively Stateless

    By Daniele Selby|July 31, 2018

    Those left off Assam’s National Register of Citizens could be stripped of their rights. Read more

  8. Article: These Women Completed the Tour de France a Day Before the Men for an Important Reason
    Girls & Women

    These Women Completed the Tour de France a Day Before the Men for an Important Reason

    By Daniele Selby|July 30, 2018

    The Tour de France has been a men-only race for 115 years. Read more

  9. Feature: These Moving Photos Show Life in Apartheid-Era South Africa
    FeatureCitizenship

    These Moving Photos Show Life in Apartheid-Era South Africa

    By Daniele Selby  and  Olivia Kestin|July 27, 2018

    The late David Goldblatt documented the racial dynamics of his home during apartheid rule. Read more

  10. Article: About 700 Migrant Children Have Not Been Reunited With Their Parents After Deadline
    Citizenship

    About 700 Migrant Children Have Not Been Reunited With Their Parents After Deadline

    By Daniele Selby  and  Erica Sanchez|July 27, 2018

    More than half of these children have parents who were likely deported without them. Read more