About Kristine Liao

Kristine is an Editorial Intern at Global Citizen. She studied Journalism and International Studies at Northwestern University, and is passionate about environmental issues and global health.

Stories

  1. Article: 12 Celebrities and Politicians Who Have Gotten the COVID-19 Vaccine

    12 Celebrities and Politicians Who Have Gotten the COVID-19 Vaccine

    By Kristine Liao|Jan. 12, 2021

    These public figures are showing us that the vaccine is both safe and effective. Read more

  2. Article: 6 Ways Young People Stepped Up to Make the World a Better Place in 2020

    6 Ways Young People Stepped Up to Make the World a Better Place in 2020

    By Kristine Liao|Dec. 23, 2020

    As we ring in the new year, let’s celebrate these iconic instances of youth activism. Read more

  3. Article: US COVID-19 Relief Package Adds $4 Billion to Help Get Vaccines to the World's Poorest
    AdvocacyHealth

    US COVID-19 Relief Package Adds $4 Billion to Help Get Vaccines to the World's Poorest

    By Kristine Liao|Dec. 21, 2020

    Americans cannot truly be safe from the COVID-19 pandemic until the whole world is safe. Read more

  4. Article: Sesame Street Debuts First-Ever Rohingya Muppets for Kids in the World's Largest Refugee Camp

    Sesame Street Debuts First-Ever Rohingya Muppets for Kids in the World's Largest Refugee Camp

    By Kristine Liao|Dec. 18, 2020

    The new Muppets, Noor and Aziz, will engage with kids in the refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar Read more

  5. Article: Global Program to Get COVID-19 Vaccines to World's Poorest Faces 'Very High' Risk of Failure

    Global Program to Get COVID-19 Vaccines to World's Poorest Faces 'Very High' Risk of Failure

    By Kristine Liao|Dec. 17, 2020

    COVAX needs $4.9 billion to meet its target of vaccinating 20% of people in poor countries. Read more

  6. Article: Canada's Women of Colour Have Been Left Out of COVID-19 Job Recovery Efforts

    Canada's Women of Colour Have Been Left Out of COVID-19 Job Recovery Efforts

    By Kristine Liao|Dec. 17, 2020

    Black women had the highest unemployment rate at 13.4% in November. Read more

  7. Article: Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott Donates $4.2 Billion More to Hundreds of Organizations

    Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott Donates $4.2 Billion More to Hundreds of Organizations

    By Kristine Liao|Dec. 16, 2020

    Scott gave away close to 11% of her wealth this year. Read more

  8. Article: EU Commits €500M in Guarantees and Grants to Ensure Equitable Access to COVID-19 Vaccines
    AdvocacyHealth

    EU Commits €500M in Guarantees and Grants to Ensure Equitable Access to COVID-19 Vaccines

    By Jana Sepehr  and  Kristine Liao|Dec. 15, 2020

    “Global collaboration is the only way to overcome a global pandemic.” Read more

  9. Article: Plastic Bags and Packaging Are the Deadliest Plastic Polluters in the Ocean: Study

    Plastic Bags and Packaging Are the Deadliest Plastic Polluters in the Ocean: Study

    By Kristine Liao|Dec. 14, 2020

    The study found that ingesting plastic was responsible for deaths across 80 species. Read more

  10. Article: NYC Nurse Gets First COVID-19 Vaccine in the US as Nationwide Rollout Begins

    NYC Nurse Gets First COVID-19 Vaccine in the US as Nationwide Rollout Begins

    By Kristine Liao|Dec. 14, 2020

    The US could vaccinate 20 million people by the end of December. Read more