About Leah Rodriguez

Leah Rodriguez is the Women and Girls and WASH writer at Global Citizen. When Leah isn’t online, she’s finding her way to the closest beach, and volunteering with a sexual health care organization. Before Global Citizen, Leah was New York Magazine’s, The Cut’s web producer and homepage editor.

Stories

  1. Article: Crocs Is Donating Thousands of Shoes to Health Care Workers Fighting COVID-19

    Crocs Is Donating Thousands of Shoes to Health Care Workers Fighting COVID-19

    By Leah Rodriguez|March 27, 2020

    The brand, beloved by medical workers, will keep donating until inventory runs out. Read more

  2. Article: Panic Buying and Export Bans Could Cause Food Shortages During Coronavirus

    Panic Buying and Export Bans Could Cause Food Shortages During Coronavirus

    By Leah Rodriguez|March 27, 2020

    Supply is not the issue causing potential COVID-19 food scarcity. Read more

  3. Article: New Masks4Milllions Campaign Invites People to Sew Masks to Help Stop COVID-19

    New Masks4Milllions Campaign Invites People to Sew Masks to Help Stop COVID-19

    By Leah Rodriguez|March 25, 2020

    Menstrual health organization Days For Girls is providing patterns and resources online. Read more

  4. Article: Now Is the Time to Step Up Support for Vaccines and Small-Scale Agriculture Funds, Norway Says
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    Now Is the Time to Step Up Support for Vaccines and Small-Scale Agriculture Funds, Norway Says

    By Leah Rodriguez|March 25, 2020

    State Secretary of International Development Aksel Jakobsen shares the country's 2020 goals. Read more

  5. Article: Why COVID-19 Response Efforts Need to Consider That Pandemics Hit Women and Girls the Hardest

    Why COVID-19 Response Efforts Need to Consider That Pandemics Hit Women and Girls the Hardest

    By Erica SanchezLeah Rodriguez  and  Pia Gralki|March 25, 2020

    Women and girls are disproportionately at risk of domestic violence, financial insecurity, and more. Read more

  6. Article: 'Together At Home': Priyanka Chopra Jonas and WHO Experts Answered All of Our COVID-19 Questions

    'Together At Home': Priyanka Chopra Jonas and WHO Experts Answered All of Our COVID-19 Questions

    By Leah Rodriguez|March 24, 2020

    Everything you need to know from how coronavirus spreads to what you can do to stop it. Read more

  7. Article: Watch! Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello Join 'Together At Home' With Instagram Live Performance

    Watch! Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello Join 'Together At Home' With Instagram Live Performance

    By Leah Rodriguez|March 20, 2020

    The celebrity couple joined Global Citizen’s virtual concert series to take action on coronavirus. Read more

  8. Article: Watch Niall Horan Perform Live on Instagram as Part of 'Together At Home' Concert Series

    Watch Niall Horan Perform Live on Instagram as Part of 'Together At Home' Concert Series

    By Leah Rodriguez|March 19, 2020

    The singer joined Global Citizen’s virtual concert series to take action on coronavirus. Read more

  9. Article: 'Periods Don't Stop for Pandemics,' Says Menstrual Equity Activist Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

    'Periods Don't Stop for Pandemics,' Says Menstrual Equity Activist Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

    By Leah Rodriguez|March 17, 2020

    I Support The Girls is receiving more requests for tampons and pads as a result of the coronavirus. Read more

  10. Article: The US Women’s Soccer Team Wore Their Jerseys Inside Out for an Important Reason

    The US Women’s Soccer Team Wore Their Jerseys Inside Out for an Important Reason

    By Leah Rodriguez|March 13, 2020

    The players protested the sexist idea that women’s work is less valued than men’s. Read more