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: Seafood Eaters Consume 11,000 Micro Bits of Plastic, Study Finds
    Environment

    Seafood Eaters Consume 11,000 Micro Bits of Plastic, Study Finds

    By Meghan Werft| Feb. 22, 2017

    Mercury isn’t your only concern now. Read more

  2. Article: 5 Projects That Show Immigrants Are the Heart of America
    Citizenship

    5 Projects That Show Immigrants Are the Heart of America

    By Meghan Werft| Feb. 21, 2017

    #ThisIsAmerica. Read more

  3. Article: Bill Gates Wants to Tax Robots So We Can All Have Better Lives
    Finance & Innovation

    Bill Gates Wants to Tax Robots So We Can All Have Better Lives

    By Meghan Werft| Feb. 20, 2017

    “You can’t just give up that income tax." Read more

  4. Article: 32 Posters of Badass Women in Science to Inspire Girls Today
    Girls & Women

    32 Posters of Badass Women in Science to Inspire Girls Today

    By Meghan Werft| Feb. 20, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    “At the end of the day we're standing on the shoulders of giants, and most of these women are lost." Read more

  5. Video: Nike Released a Stirring Ad on Equality That You Need to See
    Citizenship

    Nike Released a Stirring Ad on Equality That You Need to See

    By Meghan Werft| Feb. 17, 2017

    “Opportunity should not discriminate.” Read more

  6. Article: Conflict in Sudan Has Left 2M Kids Without Food, But This Campaign Is Trying to Help
    Food & Hunger

    Conflict in Sudan Has Left 2M Kids Without Food, But This Campaign Is Trying to Help

    By Meghan Werft| Feb. 16, 2017

    13% of Africa’s malnourished children live in the world’s youngest country, Sudan. Read more

  7. Article: Child Marriage Is Legal in New York — But This Bill Aims to Stop It
    Girls & Women

    Child Marriage Is Legal in New York — But This Bill Aims to Stop It

    By Meghan Werft| Feb. 15, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Activists are fighting to change the legal age to 17 in New York. Read more

  8. Article: Air Pollution in India Is Rivaling China as World’s Deadliest
    Health

    Air Pollution in India Is Rivaling China as World’s Deadliest

    By Meghan Werft| Feb. 15, 2017

    Air pollution in India causes 1.1 million premature deaths. Read more

  9. Article: 'Lion': A Heart-Wrenching Story of Adoption & Global Inequality
    Citizenship

    'Lion': A Heart-Wrenching Story of Adoption & Global Inequality

    By Caroline DollmanMeghan WerftJoe McCarthyCassie CarothersColleen Curry  and  Phineas Rueckert| Feb. 14, 2017

    Every Global Citizen should see this film. Read more

  10. Article: Make Valentine’s Day About Community Love by Hosting a Dinner for Refugees
    Citizenship

    Make Valentine’s Day About Community Love by Hosting a Dinner for Refugees

    By Meghan Werft| Feb. 13, 2017

    Break bread and break barriers. Read more

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