About Sophie Maes

Sophie Maes is an Editorial Intern at Global Citizen. She recently graduated from NYU Gallatin with a concentration in Urban Problem Solving, Sustainable Development, and Spanish. Sophie believes that civic engagement is essential for achieving more equitable social outcomes.

Stories

  1. Article: This New App Helps Doctors Diagnose Malaria in Just 2 Minutes
    Health

    This New App Helps Doctors Diagnose Malaria in Just 2 Minutes

    By Sophie Maes|Dec. 14, 2018

    Uganda has the highest instance of malaria in the world. Read more

  2. Article: Ghana Is Using Medical Drones to Deliver Crucial Supplies to Those in Need
    Health

    Ghana Is Using Medical Drones to Deliver Crucial Supplies to Those in Need

    By Sophie Maes|Dec. 12, 2018

    Ghana has one of the highest maternal mortality rates. Read more

  3. Article: 5 Times Bill Gates Inspired Us With His Actions in 2018
    Citizenship

    5 Times Bill Gates Inspired Us With His Actions in 2018

    By Sophie Maes|Dec. 12, 2018

    Gates is investing $1 billion in clean energy. Read more

  4. Article: These Produce Stickers Let Fruit Stay Fresh Two Weeks Longer
    Food & Hunger

    These Produce Stickers Let Fruit Stay Fresh Two Weeks Longer

    By Sophie Maes|Dec. 11, 2018

    They could make a big dent in food waste. Read more

  5. Article: 9 Powerful People Who Fought for the Planet in 2018
    Environment

    9 Powerful People Who Fought for the Planet in 2018

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Sophie Maes|Dec. 11, 2018

    These individuals called for action and inclusivity in the fight against climate change. Read more

  6. Article: 7 Massive Wins in the Fight Against Plastic in 2018
    Environment

    7 Massive Wins in the Fight Against Plastic in 2018

    By Sophie Maes|Dec. 7, 2018

    See how governments, businesses, and citizens took action to reduce plastic pollution this year. Read more

  7. Article: What Is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities?
    Citizenship

    What Is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities?

    By Sophie Maes|Dec. 3, 2018|Coty

    People with disabilities experience higher rates of poverty around the world. Read more

  8. Article: 6 Natural Disasters That Broke Our Hearts in 2018
    Environment

    6 Natural Disasters That Broke Our Hearts in 2018

    By Sophie Maes|Nov. 29, 2018

    Climate change is fueling stronger and more destructive natural disasters. Read more

  9. Article: Michigan Judge Dismisses Charges in Historic FGM Case
    Girls & Women

    Michigan Judge Dismisses Charges in Historic FGM Case

    By Sophie Maes|Nov. 21, 2018

    In the US, more than 500,000 women and girls have experienced or are at risk of FGM. Read more

  10. Article: North Carolina School in Anti-Vaxxer Stronghold Sees Chickenpox Outbreak
    Health

    North Carolina School in Anti-Vaxxer Stronghold Sees Chickenpox Outbreak

    By Sophie Maes|Nov. 20, 2018

    Thirty-six students have contracted the chickenpox. Read more