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
    Girls & 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

    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
    Food & Hunger

    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
    Citizenship

    Obama vs. homophobia

    By Lewit Gemeda|July 28, 2015

    The president's message to Kenyans Read more

  5. Article: Gender and the G20
    Girls & Women

    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 ...
    Food & Hunger

    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
    Citizenship

    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
    Girls & Women

    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
    Finance & Innovation

    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?
    Citizenship

    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