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: How Haiti Cut Hunger in Half Following Devastation of Hurricane Matthew
    Food & Hunger

    How Haiti Cut Hunger in Half Following Devastation of Hurricane Matthew

    By Meghan Werft| Jan. 19, 2017

    The country has cut hunger in half just three months after the devastasting storm. Read more

  2. Article: Michelle Obama Is the ‘Face of Feminism’ According to 47% of Americans
    Girls & Women

    Michelle Obama Is the ‘Face of Feminism’ According to 47% of Americans

    By Meghan Werft| Jan. 18, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    You’ll never guess who she beat by just 4%. Read more

  3. Article: Global Citizen’s Guide to the Women’s March on January 21
    Girls & Women

    Global Citizen’s Guide to the Women’s March on January 21

    By Meghan Werft| Jan. 17, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    1.3 million women will march all over the world this Saturday. Read more

  4. Article: Food & Hunger: 7 Ways the Obamas Worked to Keep People Fed
    Food & Hunger

    Food & Hunger: 7 Ways the Obamas Worked to Keep People Fed

    By Meghan Werft| Jan. 17, 2017

    “No society can flourish, children can’t flourish if they’re going hungry.” - Barack Obama Read more

  5. Article: Refugee Crisis Takes Deadly Turn Amid Freezing Temperatures in Europe
    Citizenship

    Refugee Crisis Takes Deadly Turn Amid Freezing Temperatures in Europe

    By Meghan Werft| Jan. 13, 2017

    Poorly sheltered in improvised tents, many of the refugees at risk are unaccompanied boys. Read more

  6. Article: These Are the Top 10 Best and Worst Countries for Education in 2016
    Education

    These Are the Top 10 Best and Worst Countries for Education in 2016

    By Meghan Werft| Jan. 13, 2017

    Two years ago, the U.S. ranked number four for education. Not anymore. Read more

  7. Article: Calling All Food Waste Enthusiasts: This Contest Is For You
    Food & Hunger

    Calling All Food Waste Enthusiasts: This Contest Is For You

    By Meghan Werft| Jan. 12, 2017

    Yes, the award also offers tempting prizes. Read more

  8. Article: ‘Small But Mighty’ Bumblebee Added to Endangered Species List
    Environment

    ‘Small But Mighty’ Bumblebee Added to Endangered Species List

    By Meghan Werft| Jan. 12, 2017

    Thanks Obama! Read more

  9. Article: Here Are the 10 Best (and Worst) Countries for the Environment
    Environment

    Here Are the 10 Best (and Worst) Countries for the Environment

    By Meghan Werft| Jan. 12, 2017

    You'll never guess which country is the best. Read more

  10. Article: Confirmation Hearings: Where Rex Tillerson Stands on Gender Equality, Climate Change, Foreign Aid, and More
    Citizenship

    Confirmation Hearings: Where Rex Tillerson Stands on Gender Equality, Climate Change, Foreign Aid, and More

    By Meghan Werft| Jan. 11, 2017

    “This, to me, is the most important nomination the president has made.” - Sen. Corker Read more

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