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: The Important Reason Meghan Markle Talks About Toilets in This Newly Released Video
    Girls & Women

    The Important Reason Meghan Markle Talks About Toilets in This Newly Released Video

    By Daniele Selby|April 18, 2019

    A video of Meghan Markle on a visit to India was recently shared by nonprofit World Vision. Read more

  2. Article: Gender Inequality Is Preventing Global Access to Reproductive and Sexual Health Care
    Girls & Women

    Gender Inequality Is Preventing Global Access to Reproductive and Sexual Health Care

    By Daniele Selby  and  Erica Sanchez|April 11, 2019

    Hundreds of millions of women are not able to choose what happens to their bodies. Read more

  3. Article: You Can Thank This Scientist for the First-Ever Image of a Black Hole
    Girls & Women

    You Can Thank This Scientist for the First-Ever Image of a Black Hole

    By Daniele Selby|April 11, 2019

    Katie Bouman helped develop a crucial algorithm as a graduate student at MIT. Read more

  4. Article: This Condom Can't Be Opened Without Two Pairs of Consenting Hands
    Girls & Women

    This Condom Can't Be Opened Without Two Pairs of Consenting Hands

    By Daniele Selby|April 9, 2019

    A recent survey found that less than 15% of men in Argentina regularly use condoms. Read more

  5. Article: The World Bank Just Elected a New President — and Singer Becky G Has a Message for Him
    AdvocacyGirls & Women

    The World Bank Just Elected a New President — and Singer Becky G Has a Message for Him

    By Daniele Selby|April 9, 2019

    David Malpass is taking over for Jim Kim, who stepped down from the role in February. Read more

  6. Article: Why Activists Say New York's Cash Bail Reform Doesn't Go Far Enough
    Citizenship

    Why Activists Say New York's Cash Bail Reform Doesn't Go Far Enough

    By Daniele Selby|April 9, 2019

    The bill passed on March 31 ends cash bail for most misdemeanors and non-violent crimes. Read more

  7. Article: Venezuelan Crisis Will Put 1.1 Million Children in Need of Assistance, UN Says
    Citizenship

    Venezuelan Crisis Will Put 1.1 Million Children in Need of Assistance, UN Says

    By Daniele Selby  and  Erica Sanchez|April 5, 2019

    And 4.9 million people in the region may soon need humanitarian assistance. Read more

  8. Article: Beyoncé and JAY-Z Win Award for Being 'Passionate' LGBTQ Allies — and Dedicate It to Family
    Citizenship

    Beyoncé and JAY-Z Win Award for Being 'Passionate' LGBTQ Allies — and Dedicate It to Family

    By Daniele Selby|March 29, 2019

    Beyoncé and JAY-Z are living proof that “everything is love.” Read more

  9. Article: Why the Grand Duchess of Luxembourg Hosted a 'Reunion' for Survivors of Rape in War
    Girls & Women

    Why the Grand Duchess of Luxembourg Hosted a 'Reunion' for Survivors of Rape in War

    By Daniele Selby|March 28, 2019|Stand Speak Rise Up

    "People don't want to hear about it because it's difficult … but we cannot turn away." Read more

  10. Article: The Trump Administration Is Expanding the Global Gag Rule. Here's What That Means for Women Everywhere.
    Girls & Women

    The Trump Administration Is Expanding the Global Gag Rule. Here's What That Means for Women Everywhere.

    By Daniele Selby|March 27, 2019

    The policy change could affect health services like malaria and HIV/AIDS treatment. Read more