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: Scientists Are Racing Against Time to Stop Bananas From Being 'Wiped Out'
    Food & Hunger

    Scientists Are Racing Against Time to Stop Bananas From Being 'Wiped Out'

    By Imogen Calderwood  and  Erica Sanchez|June 18, 2018

    We've become completely reliant on one type of banana. Now a disease could lead to its extinction. Read more

  2. Article: Antarctica Is Losing 200 Billion Tons of Ice Every Year
    Environment

    Antarctica Is Losing 200 Billion Tons of Ice Every Year

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|June 14, 2018

    If the entire continent melted, sea levels would rise by 190 feet. Read more

  3. Article: Take Global Citizen's World Cup Challenge and Help the Planet
    Citizenship

    Take Global Citizen's World Cup Challenge and Help the Planet

    By Erica Sanchez|June 14, 2018

    Enjoy the games, and then take these 10 actions to help end extreme poverty. Read more

  4. Article: Diviértete con el Mundial y ayuda al mundo con el reto de Global Citizen
    Citizenship

    Diviértete con el Mundial y ayuda al mundo con el reto de Global Citizen

    By Erica Sanchez|June 13, 2018

    Completa estas 10 acciones y contribuye a un mundo mejor. Read more

  5. Article: Paraguay Has Officially Eliminated Malaria
    Health

    Paraguay Has Officially Eliminated Malaria

    By James Hitchings-Hales  and  Erica Sanchez|June 12, 2018

    It’s the first country in the Americas to eliminate the disease in 45 years. Read more

  6. Article: Guatemala's Deadly Volcanic Eruption Has Affected Poor Communities the Most
    Citizenship

    Guatemala's Deadly Volcanic Eruption Has Affected Poor Communities the Most

    By Daniele Selby  and  Erica Sanchez|June 11, 2018

    The villages nearby the Fuego volcano are in the range of two other active volcanoes. Read more

  7. Feature: Cuban Designers Are at the Forefront of the Sustainable Fashion Revolution
    FeatureEnvironment

    Cuban Designers Are at the Forefront of the Sustainable Fashion Revolution

    By Phineas Rueckert  and  Erica Sanchez|June 8, 2018

    Designers in Cuba are reinventing fashion with plastics and other recycled materials. Read more

  8. Article: Spain's New Female-Majority Cabinet Just Made Herstory
    Girls & Women

    Spain's New Female-Majority Cabinet Just Made Herstory

    By Daniele Selby  and  Erica Sanchez|June 7, 2018

    The new cabinet includes 11 women, an openly gay judge, and an astronaut. Read more

  9. Article: Here's Why Tens of Thousands of Chilean Women Took to the Streets This Week
    Girls & Women

    Here's Why Tens of Thousands of Chilean Women Took to the Streets This Week

    By Phineas Rueckert  and  Erica Sanchez|June 7, 2018

    "Machismo kills." Read more

  10. Article: Even the Most Remote Region in the World Is Polluted With Plastic
    Environment

    Even the Most Remote Region in the World Is Polluted With Plastic

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|June 7, 2018

    “Humanity’s footprint is clear.” Read more