About Nicki Fleischner

Nicki Fleischner is a Digital Content Intern at Global Citizen. Currently a Henry MacCracken Fellow at NYU, she is earning her master's in Global Journalism and Latin American Studies. Originally from New York City, she studied and volunteered in Cuba, Colombia and the Dominican Republic, where she developed her dedication to working with underserved communities. She loves telling stories and crafting the perfect playlist.

Why Nicki Fleischner is a Global Citizen

I am a global citizen because I believe everyone deserves the same opportunities and resources, and that by being open-minded and learning from one another we can work towards this goal.

Stories

  1. Article: 17 Famous Immigrants Who Helped Shape America
    Citizenship

    17 Famous Immigrants Who Helped Shape America

    By Nicki Fleischner |May 23, 2017

    Authors, inventors, designers. US history is full of immigrant contributions. Read more

  2. Article: A conscious consumer’s guide to holiday shopping
    Citizenship

    A conscious consumer’s guide to holiday shopping

    By Nicki Fleischner |Dec. 18, 2015

    Something for everyone on your list, all linked to a good cause. Read more

  3. Article: Meet the “superhero” who is going above and beyond in Mexico City
    Citizenship

    Meet the “superhero” who is going above and beyond in Mexico City

    By Nicki Fleischner |Dec. 13, 2015

    He’s masked and stopping traffic. Literally. Read more

  4. Article: A journey to the insanely cool and photogenic Atacama Desert
    Environment

    A journey to the insanely cool and photogenic Atacama Desert

    By Nicki Fleischner |Dec. 11, 2015

    One of the coolest terrains the world's got to offer Read more

  5. Video: Sustainability: another key piece of the poverty puzzle
    Environment

    Sustainability: another key piece of the poverty puzzle

    By Nicki Fleischner |Dec. 10, 2015|TakePart

    A TakePart video shows us how the environment and poverty are linked. Read more

  6. Article: Missouri Football, and 4 other times athletes stood up for racial equality
    Citizenship

    Missouri Football, and 4 other times athletes stood up for racial equality

    By Nicki Fleischner |Dec. 8, 2015

    Scoring big and changing the game. Read more

  7. Article: A Syrian refugee’s thank you letter reveals a different side of the crisis
    Citizenship

    A Syrian refugee’s thank you letter reveals a different side of the crisis

    By Nicki Fleischner |Dec. 8, 2015

    A Facebook post for humanity. Read more

  8. Article: Dancing our way through the glass ceiling
    Girls & Women

    Dancing our way through the glass ceiling

    By Nicki Fleischner |Dec. 3, 2015

    Billboard's "Women in Music" issue is here! Read more

  9. Article: The picture that launched a thousand memes… on poverty stereotypes
    Citizenship

    The picture that launched a thousand memes… on poverty stereotypes

    By Nicki Fleischner |Dec. 3, 2015

    What a viral photo from Africa can tell us about volunteerism and poverty Read more

  10. Article: How one pineapple farm in Colombia could be a model for peace
    Citizenship

    How one pineapple farm in Colombia could be a model for peace

    By Nicki Fleischner |Dec. 1, 2015

    The crowned fruit reigns supreme Read more