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: Man Runs Through Gunfire to Save Little Girl in Iraq
    Citizenship

    Man Runs Through Gunfire to Save Little Girl in Iraq

    By Meghan Werft| June 23, 2017

    “She was screaming, unwilling to let her mother go." Read more

  2. Article: Kenya Will Give Free Menstrual Pads to Girls
    Girls & Women

    Kenya Will Give Free Menstrual Pads to Girls

    By Meghan Werft| June 22, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Menstrual health is on the government now. Read more

  3. Article: This Refugee Is Using Free Online Education to Help Rebuild His Life — And Hopefully Syria, Too
    Education

    This Refugee Is Using Free Online Education to Help Rebuild His Life — And Hopefully Syria, Too

    By Meghan Werft| June 21, 2017

    He thought he wanted to be a dentist. Read more

  4. Article: This Group Wants to Send Ramadan Cards to Every Mosque in the US
    Citizenship

    This Group Wants to Send Ramadan Cards to Every Mosque in the US

    By Meghan Werft| June 20, 2017

    #SincerelyUS Read more

  5. Article: India Made This Groundbreaking Video to Support Transgender Women Workers
    Girls & Women

    India Made This Groundbreaking Video to Support Transgender Women Workers

    By Meghan Werft| June 19, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    “I also have hopes, ambitions, dreams." Read more

  6. Article: Refugees Come to the US $2,000 in Debt, But This Woman Has a Plan to Fix That
    Finance & Innovation

    Refugees Come to the US $2,000 in Debt, But This Woman Has a Plan to Fix That

    By Meghan Werft| June 19, 2017

    Collective action may be the best way to help refugees resettle, according to Miry Whitehill. Read more

  7. Article: The State With the Highest Homelessness Rate Could Be First to Create Universal Basic Income
    Citizenship

    The State With the Highest Homelessness Rate Could Be First to Create Universal Basic Income

    By Meghan Werft| June 16, 2017

    And it all might be thanks to Reddit! Read more

  8. Article: The Trump Administration Wants to Cut Food Aid Amid a Famine — But Congress Can Stop It
    Food & Hunger

    The Trump Administration Wants to Cut Food Aid Amid a Famine — But Congress Can Stop It

    By Meghan Werft| June 16, 2017

    Will Congress stand up for food aid? Read more

  9. Article: Dolce & Gabbana Hires First Social Influencer and She’s a Hijabi Blogger
    Girls & Women

    Dolce & Gabbana Hires First Social Influencer and She’s a Hijabi Blogger

    By Meghan Werft| June 15, 2017

    Ruba Zai aims to make hijabs a fashion mainstay. Read more

  10. Article: UN Urging Flight Attendants to Help Stop Human Trafficking
    Girls & Women

    UN Urging Flight Attendants to Help Stop Human Trafficking

    By Meghan Werft| June 14, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Human trafficking is the world’s fastest growing means by which people are enslaved. Read more

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