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: Why COVID-19 Response Efforts Need to Consider That Pandemics Hit Women and Girls the Hardest

    Why COVID-19 Response Efforts Need to Consider That Pandemics Hit Women and Girls the Hardest

    By Erica SanchezLeah Rodriguez  and  Pia Gralki|March 25, 2020

    Women and girls are disproportionately at risk of domestic violence, financial insecurity, and more. Read more

  2. Article: Coronavirus Shutdowns Cause Decline in Air Pollution

    Coronavirus Shutdowns Cause Decline in Air Pollution

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Catherine Caruso|March 23, 2020

    But experts have warned that the coronavirus outbreak could also halt progress on climate change. Read more

  3. Article: Watch! John Legend Joins Artists Rallying Against Coronavirus Through 'Together At Home'

    Watch! John Legend Joins Artists Rallying Against Coronavirus Through 'Together At Home'

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Helen Lock|March 18, 2020

    Coronavirus means self-isolation, so stars are helping unify people around the world via Instagram. Read more

  4. Article: Millions of Women Went on Strike in Mexico to Protest Gender-Based Violence

    Millions of Women Went on Strike in Mexico to Protest Gender-Based Violence

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|March 10, 2020

    Women boycotted lectures at universities and stayed home from work across the country. Read more

  5. Article: Air Pollution Shortens Human Lifespan By an Average of 3 Years: Study

    Air Pollution Shortens Human Lifespan By an Average of 3 Years: Study

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Catherine Caruso|March 4, 2020

    Reducing fossil fuel emissions could reverse this effect. Read more

  6. Article: The UN Released $15 Million to Help Vulnerable Countries Tackle Coronavirus Outbreak

    The UN Released $15 Million to Help Vulnerable Countries Tackle Coronavirus Outbreak

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Catherine Caruso|March 2, 2020

    The emergency funds will help countries with vulnerable health systems contain the disease. Read more

  7. Article: Millions of People in Haiti Are Struggling to Eat, UN Warns

    Millions of People in Haiti Are Struggling to Eat, UN Warns

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Feb. 21, 2020

    Roughly 33% of the population needs immediate food assistance. Read more

  8. Article: Coronavirus Has Caused Carbon Emissions to Plummet in China

    Coronavirus Has Caused Carbon Emissions to Plummet in China

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Feb. 21, 2020

    Industrial production and consumer demand have slowed. Read more

  9. Article: Mexicans Demand an End to Femicide Following Death of 7-Year-Old Girl

    Mexicans Demand an End to Femicide Following Death of 7-Year-Old Girl

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 19, 2020

    Fátima Cecilia Aldrighett Antón disappeared after school in Mexico City. Read more

  10. Article: Pope Francis Calls Destruction of the Amazon a 'Crime' and Calls for Action

    Pope Francis Calls Destruction of the Amazon a 'Crime' and Calls for Action

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Feb. 18, 2020

    The pope has long championed environmental causes. Read more