About Gabrielle Deonath

Gabrielle Deonath is an editorial intern at Global Citizen. She graduated from Adelphi University, earning a degree in Communications with a concentration in journalism. Gabrielle has a passion for telling stories through journalism and creative writing. Through her work, she hopes to give a voice to those without a platform and highlight unadulterated narratives of marginalized and minority communities.

Stories

  1. Article: England Bans Plastic Straws, Cotton Buds, and Drink Stirrers
    Environment

    England Bans Plastic Straws, Cotton Buds, and Drink Stirrers

    By Gabrielle Deonath|May 22, 2019

    The ban comes after years of campaigning. Read more

  2. Article: UN May Suspend Aid to Yemen After Rebels Steal Food Donations
    Food & Hunger

    UN May Suspend Aid to Yemen After Rebels Steal Food Donations

    By Gabrielle Deonath|May 21, 2019

    With food aid not reaching Yemen’s needy, the UN threatens to pull out of rebel-controlled areas. Read more

  3. Article: After Getting Fired for Being Gay, Indonesian Ex-Policeman Launches Lawsuit
    Citizenship

    After Getting Fired for Being Gay, Indonesian Ex-Policeman Launches Lawsuit

    By Gabrielle Deonath|May 20, 2019

    The police force says the officer tarnished their reputation and acted against their ethics code. Read more

  4. Article: Oprah Donates $500,000 to New Jersey High School After-School Program
    Education

    Oprah Donates $500,000 to New Jersey High School After-School Program

    By Gabrielle Deonath|May 20, 2019

    The mogul surprised the principal and students of West Side High School with the donation last week. Read more

  5. Article: Students and Teachers Across Brazil Protest Against Education Funding Cuts
    Education

    Students and Teachers Across Brazil Protest Against Education Funding Cuts

    By Gabrielle Deonath|May 16, 2019

    The government announced it will freeze 30% of education funding due to financial crisis. Read more

  6. Article: The Congo's Ebola Outbreak Continues to Claim Lives and Infect Thousands
    Health

    The Congo's Ebola Outbreak Continues to Claim Lives and Infect Thousands

    By Gabrielle Deonath|May 15, 2019

    Violence and misinformation threaten treatment progress as experts' concerns grow. Read more

  7. Article: The Next Astronaut to Walk on the Moon Could Be a Woman, NASA Says
    Girls & Women

    The Next Astronaut to Walk on the Moon Could Be a Woman, NASA Says

    By Gabrielle Deonath|May 15, 2019

    The astronaut would also be the first person to walk on the moon in 50 years. Read more

  8. Article: Only a Third of the World's Rivers Flow Freely. Here's Why Scientists Are Worried.
    Environment

    Only a Third of the World's Rivers Flow Freely. Here's Why Scientists Are Worried.

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Gabrielle Deonath|May 9, 2019

    Free-flowing rivers sustain both wildlife and human activity. Read more

  9. Article: Nearly All US National Parks Are Dangerously Affected by Air Pollution, Study Finds
    Environment

    Nearly All US National Parks Are Dangerously Affected by Air Pollution, Study Finds

    By Gabrielle Deonath|May 8, 2019

    New study shows all national parks suffer from some level of hazardous air pollution. Read more

  10. Article: Christian Pakistani Girls Are Being Trafficked to China as Child Brides
    Girls & Women

    Christian Pakistani Girls Are Being Trafficked to China as Child Brides

    By Gabrielle Deonath|May 8, 2019

    Nearly 1,000 young girl have been sold as brides to Chinese men through trafficking rings. Read more