About Erica Sanchez

Erica Sánchez is the Spanish Editor at Global Citizen. She is a former BuzzFeed contributor and translator and a 2017 Tow-Knight Entrepreneurial Journalism CUNY Fellow. Her DNA test clearly shows she is a Global Citizen: from Europeans to Native Americans, she, amazingly, has ancestors all around the world!

Stories

  1. Article: A Breast Cancer Vaccine Could Be Available Within the Next 10 Years

    A Breast Cancer Vaccine Could Be Available Within the Next 10 Years

    By Jackie Marchildon  and  Erica Sanchez|Oct. 16, 2019

    And it could be used to tackle other cancers, too. Read more

  2. Article: Globalization Has Caused a New Malnutrition Epidemic: Report

    Globalization Has Caused a New Malnutrition Epidemic: Report

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Oct. 16, 2019

    Consuming ultra-processed foods sets children up for a range of lifelong health problems. Read more

  3. Article: 3 Youth Activists Fighting to End Malnutrition Who You Should Definitely Know About

    3 Youth Activists Fighting to End Malnutrition Who You Should Definitely Know About

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Oct. 15, 2019

    Their generation faces rising food insecurity due to conflict and climate change. Read more

  4. Article: 10 Bold Ideas for Climate Action That Are Actually Pretty Achievable

    10 Bold Ideas for Climate Action That Are Actually Pretty Achievable

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Helen Lock|Oct. 14, 2019

    A climate helpline and paid holiday to fight climate change are among the suggested ideas. Read more

  5. Article: 6 Ways Green Roofs Protect Cities From Climate Change

    6 Ways Green Roofs Protect Cities From Climate Change

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Oct. 10, 2019

    From fighting heat waves to stopping floods. Read more

  6. Article: The United Nations Reaffirms Its Support for Persecuted LGBTI Community

    The United Nations Reaffirms Its Support for Persecuted LGBTI Community

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Brittany Quy|Oct. 8, 2019

    After more than 23,000 actions taken by Global Citizens. Read more

  7. Article: The Ocean Cleanup Device in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch Is Finally Working

    The Ocean Cleanup Device in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch Is Finally Working

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Oct. 8, 2019

    “This now gives us sufficient confidence in the general concept to keep going on this project.” Read more

  8. Article: The UN Wants Companies to Stop Ruining the Ocean

    The UN Wants Companies to Stop Ruining the Ocean

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Oct. 2, 2019

    The UN Global Compact is trying to tie corporate success to the health of the oceans. Read more

  9. Article: Leo DiCaprio Tells Haters to Stop Shaming Climate Activists Like Greta as They ‘Fight to Survive’

    Leo DiCaprio Tells Haters to Stop Shaming Climate Activists Like Greta as They ‘Fight to Survive’

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Sept. 28, 2019

    “Are we going to react to the climate movement with insulting tweets,” he asked Global Citizens. Read more

  10. Article: The Earth Is the Hottest It's Ever Been, According to the UN

    The Earth Is the Hottest It's Ever Been, According to the UN

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Jacky Habib|Sept. 23, 2019

    Rising carbon emissions and human activity have contributed to warming global temperatures. Read more