About Gabriella Canal

Gabriella Canal studied Journalism and International Relations at the University of Miami. She has built a record of seeking out opportunities she feels strongly passionate about, and that require her to help inspire change. Social justice, writing, photography and videography are her passions. Sharing the stories of those affected by the world's biggest challenges in an effort to alleviate their conditions is her mission.

Gabriella's latest stories
  1. Article: Japan Gives $33.3 Million to End Polio For Good
    Health

    Japan Gives $33.3 Million to End Polio For Good

    By Gabriella Canal| Feb. 17, 2017

    In response to the urgency, Japan has provided funding to stamp out the last of the polio virus. Read more

  2. Article: A Meryl Streep Movie, a Stephen Fry Series, and 3 Other Things to Watch This Weekend
    Citizenship

    A Meryl Streep Movie, a Stephen Fry Series, and 3 Other Things to Watch This Weekend

    By Gabriella Canal| Feb. 17, 2017

    This weekend, Global Citizen’s got you covered on everything from suffragettes to Komodo Dragons. Read more

  3. Article: 9 Surprising Facts About Whales, the Ocean’s Largest Mammal
    Environment

    9 Surprising Facts About Whales, the Ocean’s Largest Mammal

    By Gabriella Canal| Feb. 17, 2017

    This World Whale Day celebrates all 84 different species of whales. Read more

  4. Article: Somali-American Model Halima Aden Rocks Hijab in Kanye’s Fashion Show
    Citizenship

    Somali-American Model Halima Aden Rocks Hijab in Kanye’s Fashion Show

    By Gabriella Canal| Feb. 16, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    “Don’t ever change yourself...Change the game.” Read more

  5. Article: Stars Speak Out Against Anti-LGBTQ Bills in Texas
    Citizenship

    Stars Speak Out Against Anti-LGBTQ Bills in Texas

    By Gabriella Canal| Feb. 15, 2017

    Jack Antonoff has amassed an army of A-list celebrities to protect Texas’ LGBTQ community. Read more

  6. Article: 9 Dating Rituals That Prove Love Has No Borders
    Citizenship

    9 Dating Rituals That Prove Love Has No Borders

    By Gabriella Canal| Feb. 13, 2017

    "On the night before, the very unlucky groom and bride-to-be are pelted with rotten eggs." Read more

  7. Article: Rohingya Muslims Are the Most Persecuted Minority in the World: Who Are They?
    Citizenship

    Rohingya Muslims Are the Most Persecuted Minority in the World: Who Are They?

    By Gabriella Canal| Feb. 10, 2017

    Beaten, raped, abused, displaced and killed: this is what it means to be Rohingya Muslim today. Read more

  8. Article: Like Sen. Elizabeth Warren, These 17 Women Also Fearlessly Persisted
    Girls & Women

    Like Sen. Elizabeth Warren, These 17 Women Also Fearlessly Persisted

    By Gabriella Canal| Feb. 9, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    “They can shut me up but they can’t change the truth.” Read more

  9. Article: This Is How People Celebrate Love Around the World
    Citizenship

    This Is How People Celebrate Love Around the World

    By Phineas Rueckert  and  Gabriella Canal| Feb. 9, 2017

    It's more than just chocolate and love letters. Read more

  10. Article: Skateboarding Women in India Challenge Gender Norms in This Must-Watch Video
    Girls & Women

    Skateboarding Women in India Challenge Gender Norms in This Must-Watch Video

    By Gabriella Canal| Feb. 8, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Girls in India are using skateboarding as a tool for empowerment. Read more

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