About Lindsay Powers

Lindsay Powers is a content strategist for Global Citizen. She’s covered families, culture, and lifestyle for 15 years. Her work has also appeared on Yahoo, The Washington Post, the Associated Press, Reuters, and many others. She’s the former editor of the Webby-honored Yahoo Parenting, the executive producer of a digital documentary video series, and the founder of the #NoShameParenting movement, which reached 170+ million people on social media. Her first book will be published in 2020.

Stories

  1. Article: HIV-Prevention Drug to Be Donated to 200,000 Americans
    Health

    HIV-Prevention Drug to Be Donated to 200,000 Americans

    By Lindsay Powers|May 10, 2019

    The move is called “promising, but depressing” by an activist who questions the maker’s motives. Read more

  2. Article: A Nigerian Militia Just Freed Nearly 900 Child Soldiers
    Girls & Women

    A Nigerian Militia Just Freed Nearly 900 Child Soldiers

    By Lindsay Powers|May 10, 2019

    Now more than 1,700 children have been released — but there is still more work to be done. Read more

  3. Article: WHO Changes Ebola Vaccine Strategy After Clinic Attacks
    Health

    WHO Changes Ebola Vaccine Strategy After Clinic Attacks

    By Lindsay Powers|May 9, 2019

    Many more people will soon have access to a life-saving immunization. Read more

  4. Article: California Overhauls Sex Ed to Include LGBTQ Issues
    Education

    California Overhauls Sex Ed to Include LGBTQ Issues

    By Lindsay Powers|May 9, 2019

    The move sparked protest by those for and against an expanded curriculum. Read more

  5. Article: Queen's Guitarist Calls for New Live Aid Concert to Fight Climate Change
    Environment

    Queen's Guitarist Calls for New Live Aid Concert to Fight Climate Change

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Lindsay Powers|May 8, 2019

    The guitarist promises his band will “help in any way we can.” Read more

  6. Article: How Kids Change Parents' Minds About Climate Change
    Environment

    How Kids Change Parents' Minds About Climate Change

    By Lindsay Powers|May 8, 2019

    New research shows how simple conversations between kids and adults can change the world. Read more

  7. Article: These Scientists Started a Club for 500 Women in STEM. 9,000 Joined.
    Girls & Women

    These Scientists Started a Club for 500 Women in STEM. 9,000 Joined.

    By Erica SanchezGaëlle Langué  and  Lindsay Powers|May 7, 2019

    There’s no excuse for not finding a qualified woman, says one of the founders. Read more

  8. Article: Germany Considers €2,500 Fine for Kids Not Vaccinated Against Measles
    Health

    Germany Considers €2,500 Fine for Kids Not Vaccinated Against Measles

    By Lindsay Powers|May 7, 2019

    The country is also considering barring all unvaccinated children from nursery schools and daycares. Read more

  9. Article: Guinness Ditches Plastic Rings on Its Beer
    Environment

    Guinness Ditches Plastic Rings on Its Beer

    By Lindsay Powers|April 18, 2019

    The initiative rolls out in Ireland before hitting other international markets. Read more

  10. Article: Kentucky's Water Crisis Is Part of a Larger $1 Trillion Reckoning in the US
    Water & Sanitation

    Kentucky’s Water Crisis Is Part of a Larger $1 Trillion Reckoning in the US

    By Lindsay Powers|April 18, 2019

    What's happening in Kentucky could soon spread in the US without $1 trillion in fixes. Read more