About Megha Cherian

Megha is a Digital Content Intern at Global Citizen. Her passion for global issues led her to focus on health policy and international studies in college. After moving back to her hometown of New York City, she has continued to support both local community and international organizations in advocating for the most vulnerable populations. Megha also spends far too much of her time thinking about eating delicious things and sometimes gets paid to bake cakes.

Megha's latest stories
  1. Article: Nadia Murad Tells Her Story – Escpaing Sex Slavery to Protect Yazidi Women
    Girls & Women

    Nadia Murad Tells Her Story – Escpaing Sex Slavery to Protect Yazidi Women

    By Caryn Carver  and  Megha Cherian | July 20, 2016 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    "I’ve been urging people to not only listen to the story but to do what they can to help." - Nadia Read more

  2. Article: What you need to know about global health
    Health

    What you need to know about global health

    By Megha Cherian | May 24, 2016

    Poor health can trap households in extreme poverty. Read more

  3. Article: This vegan leather is made from a truly sustainable source: pineapples
    Environment

    This vegan leather is made from a truly sustainable source: pineapples

    By Megha Cherian | May 16, 2016

    Is pineapple leather the future of ethical fashion? Read more

  4. Article: A grocery store on wheels is changing how people can access fresh produce in food deserts
    Food & Hunger

    A grocery store on wheels is changing how people can access fresh produce in food deserts

    By Megha Cherian | May 16, 2016

    Mobile farmers markets are popping up in cities throughout North America. Read more

  5. Article: A new malaria vaccine shows most effective protection against the disease yet
    Health

    A new malaria vaccine shows most effective protection against the disease yet

    By Megha Cherian | May 12, 2016

    The experimental vaccine offers up to one year of protection against malaria. Read more

  6. Article: Sustainability: A growing factor in dietary guidelines?
    Food & Hunger

    Sustainability: A growing factor in dietary guidelines?

    By Megha Cherian | May 11, 2016

    More countries are considering the health of our bodies and our environment. Read more

  7. Article: Sanitary dignity campaign helps South African girls stay in school
    Girls & Women

    Sanitary dignity campaign helps South African girls stay in school

    By Megha Cherian | May 10, 2016 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    The initiative provides free menstrual cups designed specifically for young girls. Read more

  8. Article: Beautiful photos celebrating mothers around the world
    Girls & Women

    Beautiful photos celebrating mothers around the world

    By Megha Cherian | May 6, 2016 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Photos proving motherhood is universal. Read more

  9. Article: India is introducing a panic button to protect women on all mobile phones by 2017
    Girls & Women

    India is introducing a panic button to protect women on all mobile phones by 2017

    By Megha Cherian | May 5, 2016 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    The new mobile update is a bold attempt to improve women’s safety. Read more

  10. Article: This solar powered plane is trying to complete a historic around-the-world flight
    Environment

    This solar powered plane is trying to complete a historic around-the-world flight

    By Megha Cherian | May 4, 2016

    The potential of flying across the world using only solar energy is immense. Read more

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