About Leah Rodriguez

Leah Rodriguez is a writer at Global Citizen. When Leah isn’t online she’s finding her way to the closet beach, cooking pescatarian meals and volunteering with an organization that provides sexual health care. She’s obsessed with her mom’s cockapoo, Marco and most other (hypoallergenic) pups. Before Global Citizen, Leah was New York Magazine’s, The Cut’s web producer and homepage editor.

Stories

  1. Article: Air Pollution Particles Discovered in Mothers' Placentas: Study
    Environment

    Air Pollution Particles Discovered in Mothers' Placentas: Study

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|Sept. 18, 2018

    This is a serious threat to fetus development, childbirth, and a healthy life outside the womb. Read more

  2. Article: This Model Just Made History by Wearing a Breast Pump Down the Runway
    Girls & Women

    This Model Just Made History by Wearing a Breast Pump Down the Runway

    By Leah Rodriguez|Sept. 17, 2018

    Are stylish breast pumps the latest fashion accessory? Read more

  3. Article: Anne Hathaway Speaks Up for LGBTQ Rights, Racial Justice in Award Speech
    Citizenship

    Anne Hathaway Speaks Up for LGBTQ Rights, Racial Justice in Award Speech

    By Leah Rodriguez|Sept. 17, 2018

    The star delivered a powerful speech at the Human Rights Campaign dinner. Read more

  4. Article: Rihanna Wants Everyone to Know 'Women Are Running the World Right Now'
    Girls & Women

    Rihanna Wants Everyone to Know 'Women Are Running the World Right Now'

    By Leah Rodriguez|Sept. 14, 2018

    The singer explains the ideas behind her fashion show celebrating women. Read more

  5. Article: Melinda Gates Wants to Make Tech More Inviting to Women of Color
    Girls & Women

    Melinda Gates Wants to Make Tech More Inviting to Women of Color

    By Leah Rodriguez|Sept. 13, 2018

    A new report showed a decline in the number of women if color graduating with computing degrees. Read more

  6. Article: Floating Schools Help These Bangladeshi Students Learn During Monsoon Season
    Education

    Floating Schools Help These Bangladeshi Students Learn During Monsoon Season

    By Leah Rodriguez|Sept. 13, 2018

    A nonprofit has already built 23 in a flood-prone area of the country. Read more

  7. Article: More Than 1,100 NYC School Faucets Are Still Tainted With Lead
    Education

    More Than 1,100 NYC School Faucets Are Still Tainted With Lead

    By Leah Rodriguez|Sept. 12, 2018

    The news was revealed in a new report from the education department. Read more

  8. Article: Rohingya Children Share Their Stories in This Chilling Video
    Citizenship

    Rohingya Children Share Their Stories in This Chilling Video

    By Leah Rodriguez|Sept. 12, 2018

    It’s been a year since the refugees arrived in Bangladesh. Read more

  9. Article: World Hunger Has Spiked Due to Extreme Weather and Climate Change: UN
    Food & Hunger

    World Hunger Has Spiked Due to Extreme Weather and Climate Change: UN

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|Sept. 11, 2018

    Producing quality food is harder under extreme heat conditions. Read more

  10. Article: Saudi Arabia Arrests Egyptian Man for Eating Breakfast With Woman
    Girls & Women

    Saudi Arabia Arrests Egyptian Man for Eating Breakfast With Woman

    By Leah Rodriguez|Sept. 11, 2018

    The two violated the Gulf kingdom’s conservative Islamic laws. Read more