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: 4 Animals Making a Comeback After Facing Extinction
    Environment

    4 Animals Making a Comeback After Facing Extinction

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|April 18, 2019

    They provide hope that broad wildlife declines can be stopped. Read more

  2. Feature: 12 Female Climate Activists Who Are Saving the Planet
    FeatureEnvironment

    12 Female Climate Activists Who Are Saving the Planet

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|April 18, 2019

    From Kenya to Fiji, these activists are demanding change. Read more

  3. Article: The Wind Is Filled With Microplastics, Study Finds
    Environment

    The Wind Is Filled With Microplastics, Study Finds

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|April 17, 2019

    The average human consumes an estimated 70,000 microplastics. Read more

  4. Article: The 'Attenborough Effect' Is Causing Plastic Pollution to Plummet
    Environment

    The 'Attenborough Effect' Is Causing Plastic Pollution to Plummet

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|April 17, 2019

    Celebrities have a unique role to play in reducing plastic waste. Read more

  5. Article: The Weather Channel's Latest Climate Change Video Will Transport You to a Frightening 2100
    Environment

    The Weather Channel's Latest Climate Change Video Will Transport You to a Frightening 2100

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Sushmita Roy|April 16, 2019

    The 81-year leap into the future will be a time that some children live to see. Read more

  6. Article: 460 Adolescent Girls Are Infected With HIV Daily: UNAIDS Report
    Health

    460 Adolescent Girls Are Infected With HIV Daily: UNAIDS Report

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Lerato Mogoatlhe|April 16, 2019

    Some 50 girls aged between 10 and 19 die from AIDS-related causes every day. Read more

  7. Article: World Bank and International Monetary Fund Say They're Prepared to Help With Venezuela Crisis
    Finance & Innovation

    World Bank and International Monetary Fund Say They're Prepared to Help With Venezuela Crisis

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|April 12, 2019

    But Venezuela is hesitant to work with the groups. Read more

  8. 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

  9. Article: Sir David Attenborough Calls for Global Laws to Protect the Oceans
    Environment

    Sir David Attenborough Calls for Global Laws to Protect the Oceans

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|April 11, 2019

    “The longer we leave it, the more difficult the problem becomes." Read more

  10. Article: 5 Animals That Have Become Symbols of Human Impact on the Planet
    Environment

    5 Animals That Have Become Symbols of Human Impact on the Planet

    By Imogen Calderwood  and  Erica Sanchez|April 10, 2019

    These animals are enduring reminders of the changes we all need to make. Read more