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About Kathleen Ebbitt

Kathleen Ebbitt is a freelance writer with Global Citizen. Living in NYC, she is an activist, MSW, and is angst-ridden, despite being an eternal optimist.

About Kathleen Ebbitt & Global Citizen

I am a global citizen because I believe that strength comes from unity, cultural understanding, acceptance, and openess to learning about the world. A better and more sustainable tomorrow is possible - but only through increased interconnection and tolerance.

Stories

  1. Article: 6 inspiring quotes from "To Kill A Mockingbird" to honor Harper Lee
    Citizenship

    6 inspiring quotes from "To Kill A Mockingbird" to honor Harper Lee

    By Kathleen Ebbitt|Feb. 19, 2016

    To commemorate the passing of Harper Lee, take some inspiration from her masterpiece. Read more

  2. Article: Everyone should have access to education: a profile on Scott Karrel of Unlock Foundation
    Citizenship

    Everyone should have access to education: a profile on Scott Karrel of Unlock Foundation

    By Kathleen Ebbitt|June 19, 2015

    Passion, collaboration, and listening are key to being an impactful humanitarian Read more

  3. Article: This is your brain on poverty: 5 facts
    Citizenship

    This is your brain on poverty: 5 facts

    By Kathleen Ebbitt|June 16, 2015

    Poverty, the brain, and cognitive functioning - you’ll be surprised at the connection. Read more

  4. Article: Chronic poverty in Latin America - What is it? And why it's important for us to understand
    Finance & Innovation

    Chronic poverty in Latin America - What is it? And why it's important for us to understand

    By Kathleen Ebbitt|June 16, 2015

    Listen up policy wonks - poverty is everyone's problem. Read more

  5. Article: Child soldiers are being used as an integral part of ISIS' army
    Citizenship

    Child soldiers are being used as an integral part of ISIS' army

    By Kathleen Ebbitt|June 10, 2015

    ISIS is indoctrinating and training child soldiers into their ranks. Read more

  6. Article: Vision loss and its link to poverty
    Health

    Vision loss and its link to poverty

    By Kathleen Ebbitt|June 9, 2015

    Poor eyesight and poverty are connected - get the facts on this little known epidemic. Read more

  7. Article: 5 facts on climate refugees - and why you should care
    Environment

    5 facts on climate refugees - and why you should care

    By Kathleen Ebbitt|June 8, 2015

    a 101 crash-course into the plight of climate refugees. Read more

  8. Article: Making mental illness more visible - through some really cool t-shirts
    Health

    Making mental illness more visible - through some really cool t-shirts

    By Kathleen Ebbitt|June 3, 2015

    “Wear Your Label” and show support for mental health. Read more

  9. Article: It's our time, ladies! Fifteen facts to know about the status of girls and women in 2015
    Girls & Women

    It's our time, ladies! Fifteen facts to know about the status of girls and women in 2015

    By Kathleen Ebbitt|May 29, 2015

    Girls and women have come a long way... but we still have a long way to go. Read more

  10. Article: Nepal earthquake is increasing child marriages
    Girls & Women

    Nepal earthquake is increasing child marriages

    By Kathleen Ebbitt|May 28, 2015

    The devastation is leading to marriages for orphans and daughters who parents feel are at risk. Read more