About Meghan Werft

Meghan is an Editorial Coordinator at Global Citizen. She studied International Political Economy at the University of Puget Sound before moving to New York. She is a firm believer that education and awareness on interconnected global issues has the power to create a more sustainable, equal world where poverty does not exist.

Meghan's latest stories
  1. Article: Mariska Hargitay’s Powerful New Film ‘I Am Evidence’ Puts Sexual Assault Survivors First
    Girls & Women

    Mariska Hargitay’s Powerful New Film ‘I Am Evidence’ Puts Sexual Assault Survivors First

    By Meghan Werft| April 28, 2017

    Law & Order: SVU” star Mariska Hargitay is no stranger to those stories. Read more

  2. Article: Female Muslim Clerics Issue Fatwa on Child Marriage & Marital Rape
    Girls & Women

    Female Muslim Clerics Issue Fatwa on Child Marriage & Marital Rape

    By Meghan Werft| April 28, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Igniting change from within. Read more

  3. Article: You'll Never Look at Food Waste the Same Way After Seeing Anthony Bourdain's New Documentary
    Food & Hunger

    You'll Never Look at Food Waste the Same Way After Seeing Anthony Bourdain's New Documentary

    By Meghan Werft| April 28, 2017

    The documentary features top chefs Dan Barber, Massimo Bottura, and Mario Batali. Read more

  4. Article: ExxonMobil Violates Clean Air Act 16,000 Times and Will Now Pay $21 Million For It
    Environment

    ExxonMobil Violates Clean Air Act 16,000 Times and Will Now Pay $21 Million For It

    By Meghan Werft| April 27, 2017

    This is why we need SDG 13: Climate Action. Read more

  5. Article: Hollywood Star Hedy Lamarr Was a Genius, But the World Only Saw Her Beauty
    Girls & Women

    Hollywood Star Hedy Lamarr Was a Genius, But the World Only Saw Her Beauty

    By Meghan Werft| April 25, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    “It blew me away there was this woman who was brilliant celebrated for her face, not for her mind." Read more

  6. Article: 23 Best Signs From Earth Day's March for Science
    Environment

    23 Best Signs From Earth Day's March for Science

    By Meghan Werft| April 24, 2017

    People in over 600 cities marched for science on Earth Day. Read more

  7. Article: 5 Best Books New & Expecting Parents Should Start Collecting Now
    Citizenship

    5 Best Books New & Expecting Parents Should Start Collecting Now

    By Meghan Werft  and  Gabriella Canal| April 21, 2017

    Inspiring books for raising strong kids of all genders! Read more

  8. Article: Afghanistan Reveals New Plan to Stop Staggering Child Marriage Problem
    Girls & Women

    Afghanistan Reveals New Plan to Stop Staggering Child Marriage Problem

    By Meghan Werft| April 21, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    One in three Afghan girls are married before age 18. Read more

  9. Article: UN: Nearly 1 Billion Kids Will Be Jobless If Education Aid Stays Flat
    Education

    UN: Nearly 1 Billion Kids Will Be Jobless If Education Aid Stays Flat

    By Meghan Werft| April 20, 2017

    Many are girls and children in conflict zones. Read more

  10. Article: The Real Story of How Swiss Women Overcame a Hidden History of Oppression
    Girls & Women

    The Real Story of How Swiss Women Overcame a Hidden History of Oppression

    By Meghan Werft| April 20, 2017

    Switzerland wasn’t always so gender progressive. Read more

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