About Jill Epstein

Jill is a Global Citizen Intern and she will be finishing her senior year at the University of Michigan in the fall. She is majoring in Public Policy and is excited to put her love of writing to good use. She enjoys reading and traveling, and she has never missed a home football game in the Big House.

Why Jill Epstein is a Global Citizen

I am a global citizen because I believe in equality, efficacy and efficiency.

Stories

  1. Article: This “solidarity fridge” takes leftovers to a whole new level
    Food & Hunger

    This “solidarity fridge” takes leftovers to a whole new level

    By Jill Epstein|Aug. 18, 2015

    Check out the Spanish town changing the food waste game. Read more

  2. Article: Literally planting the seeds of education
    Education

    Literally planting the seeds of education

    By Jill Epstein|Aug. 18, 2015

    Here’s why farmer education needs to take root. Read more

  3. Article: These unexpected diseases are killing children in the developing world
    Health

    These unexpected diseases are killing children in the developing world

    By Jill Epstein|Aug. 12, 2015

    Western ways of living aren’t all they’re cracked up to be. Read more

  4. Article: Thanks, Mom and Dad: How parental education matters
    Education

    Thanks, Mom and Dad: How parental education matters

    By Jill Epstein|Aug. 12, 2015

    Education sets future generations up for success. Read more

  5. Article: Honk for equality
    Girls & Women

    Honk for equality

    By Jill Epstein|Aug. 10, 2015

    Pink parking spots perpetuate stereotypes. Read more

  6. Article: The color blue is saving lives
    Health

    The color blue is saving lives

    By Jill Epstein|Aug. 6, 2015

    A small change is tricking bugs and saving lives. Read more

  7. Video: Use a toilet! How peer pressure is key to ending public poop
    Water & Sanitation

    Use a toilet! How peer pressure is key to ending public poop

    By Jill Epstein|Aug. 5, 2015|The World Bank Group

    India’s sanitation campaign is turning toilets into status symbols. Read more

  8. Article: Everything you need to know about Obama’s new plan for the environment
    Environment

    Everything you need to know about Obama’s new plan for the environment

    By Jill Epstein|Aug. 4, 2015

    Let’s break down the US’s new power plant regulations. Read more

  9. Article: Internet access takes flight in Sri Lanka (literally)
    Finance & Innovation

    Internet access takes flight in Sri Lanka (literally)

    By Jill Epstein|Aug. 3, 2015

    Balloons aren’t just for birthday parties anymore. Read more

  10. Article: Saying “I do” to education rather than marriage in Malawi
    Education

    Saying “I do” to education rather than marriage in Malawi

    By Jill Epstein|Aug. 3, 2015

    Young brides in Malawi are getting the chance to return to school. Read more