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.

Why Kathleen Ebbitt is a 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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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