About Michael Sheldrick

Michael Sheldrick is the Global Director of Policy and Advocacy at the Global Poverty Project.

Stories

  1. Video: The Secret Ingredient to a Successful Social Media Campaign
    Citizenship

    The Secret Ingredient to a Successful Social Media Campaign

    By Michael Sheldrick|Dec. 13, 2016

    Global Citizen Policy Director Michael Sheldrick speaks at TedX in Perth, Australia. Read more

  2. Article: Global Citizen remembers Australian polio hero David Goldstone
    Health

    Global Citizen remembers Australian polio hero David Goldstone

    By Michael Sheldrick|July 8, 2016|Global Poverty Project

    David was an extraordinary man who championed the eradication of polio his whole life. Read more

  3. Article: How your actions led to change at Global Citizen Festival
    Citizenship

    How your actions led to change at Global Citizen Festival

    By Michael Sheldrick  and  William Cuming|Sept. 30, 2015

    In some cases, we had huge wins. Read more

  4. Article:  6 priorities of the 2015 Global Citizen Festival
    Citizenship

    6 priorities of the 2015 Global Citizen Festival

    By Michael Sheldrick  and  Leticia Pfeffer|July 9, 2015|Global Poverty Project

    2015 can be a year of great change Read more

  5. Article: The Magna Carta at 800, the myth and reality of the birth of the rule of law
    Finance & Innovation

    The Magna Carta at 800, the myth and reality of the birth of the rule of law

    By Michael Sheldrick|June 15, 2015|Global Poverty Project

    The document has fostered democracy and human rights around the world, but it's not what you think. Read more

  6. Article: If we’re going to get 58 million children into school, the status quo is not enough
    Education

    If we’re going to get 58 million children into school, the status quo is not enough

    By Michael Sheldrick|May 19, 2015|Global Poverty Project

    We're making progress, but the job is not yet done. Read more

  7. Article: History is being made and it’s not pretty…
    Citizenship

    History is being made and it’s not pretty…

    By Michael Sheldrick|May 12, 2015|Global Poverty Project

    The Australian government is cutting aid to historic lows. Take action today. Read more

  8. Article: Don't let Australia back away from ending Polio
    Health

    Don't let Australia back away from ending Polio

    By Michael Sheldrick|April 30, 2015|Global Poverty Project

    Australia is planning more cuts to it's aid, endangering its commitment to end Polio. Read more

  9. Article: 'Triggering' communities in Madagascar to end open defecation once and for all
    Water & Sanitation

    'Triggering' communities in Madagascar to end open defecation once and for all

    By Michael Sheldrick|April 24, 2015|Global Poverty Project

    Communities are being empowered to help themselves end open defecation. Read more

  10. Article: Madagascar to become open defecation free
    Water & Sanitation

    Madagascar to become open defecation free

    By Michael Sheldrick|April 22, 2015|Global Poverty Project

    Madagascar is definitely making strides, and its progress is fast becoming an example for others. Read more