About Lewit Gemeda

Lewit Gemeda is a Global Policy and Advocacy Intern at the Global Poverty Project. A sophomore at Columbia University, she is an eternal optimist, despite constantly writing about the million things the world needs to do better.

Why Lewit Gemeda is a Global Citizen

I believe dismantling borders, cultural or otherwise, is how we create a more just world.

Stories

  1. Article: How Turkey could change the lives of 100 million women

    How Turkey could change the lives of 100 million women

    By Alison Shea  and  Lewit Gemeda|Aug. 17, 2015|Global Poverty Project

    This year's G20 summit has the potential to change lives. Read more

  2. Article: Education + conflict zones = millions of kids out of school

    Education + conflict zones = millions of kids out of school

    By Lewit Gemeda|Aug. 16, 2015|Global Poverty Project

    The biggest challenge for global education. Read more

  3. Article: You can get the world to feed 500 million more people by 2030

    You can get the world to feed 500 million more people by 2030

    By Lewit Gemeda  and  Ryan Nardi|Aug. 5, 2015|Global Poverty Project

    here is what you can do to help Read more

  4. Article: Obama vs. homophobia

    Obama vs. homophobia

    By Lewit Gemeda|July 28, 2015

    The president's message to Kenyans Read more

  5. Article: Gender and the G20

    Gender and the G20

    By Lewit Gemeda|July 27, 2015|Global Poverty Project

    Less words, more action. Read more

  6. Article: What happens if you only eat ...

    What happens if you only eat ...

    By Lewit Gemeda|July 24, 2015|Global Poverty Project

    Can you live off of your favorite food? Read more

  7. Article: The world celebrates Eid

    The world celebrates Eid

    By Lewit Gemeda|July 22, 2015|Global Poverty Project

    #EidMubarak is taking twitter by storm. Read more

  8. Article: All moms matter, but not all moms are treated equal

    All moms matter, but not all moms are treated equal

    By Lewit Gemeda|July 2, 2015|Global Poverty Project

    We owe them our lives. Read more

  9. Article: Mistakes in Haiti can be the key to success in Nepal

    Mistakes in Haiti can be the key to success in Nepal

    By Lewit Gemeda|June 21, 2015|Global Poverty Project

    What do these two nations have in common other than an earthquake? Read more

  10. Article: Whose backs are we standing on?

    Whose backs are we standing on?

    By Lewit Gemeda|June 20, 2015|Global Poverty Project

    Did we really leave child labor behind in the last century? Read more