About Tess Sohngen

Tess is an Editorial Intern at Global Citizen. Taking chances on unique opportunities has led her to write for a start-up in London, report for grass root organization in Cincinnati, and volunteer in Zanzibar. Helping create a world in which everyone can achieve wellness, food security, and happiness is her mission.

Tess's latest stories
  1. Article: Nigeria Says It Has the Highest Number of Out-of-School Children in the World
    Education

    Nigeria Says It Has the Highest Number of Out-of-School Children in the World

    By Tess Sohngen|July 26, 2017

    10.5 million children do not attend school in Nigeria — most of them are girls. Read more

  2. Article: Here’s What People Eat in Food-Insecure Africa
    Food & Hunger

    Here’s What People Eat in Food-Insecure Africa

    By Tess Sohngen|July 25, 2017

    Water lilies, sand, and leaves. Read more

  3. Article: These Child Migrants Don’t See a Future in Their War-Torn Homes, So They Are Coming to Europe — Alone
    Citizenship

    These Child Migrants Don’t See a Future in Their War-Torn Homes, So They Are Coming to Europe — Alone

    By Tess Sohngen|July 25, 2017

    Over 33,800 unaccompanied and separated children fled to Europe in 2016. Read more

  4. Article: In Australia, Kids Will Have to Be Vaccinated to Start Kindergarten
    Health

    In Australia, Kids Will Have to Be Vaccinated to Start Kindergarten

    By Tess Sohngen|July 24, 2017

    New legislation bans unvaccinated children from attending kindergarten and daycare centers. Read more

  5. Article: Jane Austen Is Having a Moment — But Is She a Feminist Icon?
    OpinionGirls & Women

    Jane Austen Is Having a Moment — But Is She a Feminist Icon?

    By Tess Sohngen|July 20, 2017

    The answer may lie in the life she led, not the words she wrote. Read more

  6. Article: George Clooney Is Shedding Light on the Crisis No One Is Talking About
    Food & Hunger

    George Clooney Is Shedding Light on the Crisis No One Is Talking About

    By Tess Sohngen|July 19, 2017

    A child dies every 10 minutes in these countries. Read more

  7. Article: Meet the Intrepid Female Scientist from Burundi Fighting the World’s Deadliest Disease
    Girls & Women

    Meet the Intrepid Female Scientist from Burundi Fighting the World’s Deadliest Disease

    By Tess Sohngen|July 18, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Mireille Kamariza is proof that anyone anywhere can change the world. Read more

  8. Article: Harmful Gender Stereotypes in Ads Are Everywhere, and This Advertising Watchdog Is Finally Cracking Down
    Girls & Women

    Harmful Gender Stereotypes in Ads Are Everywhere, and This Advertising Watchdog Is Finally Cracking Down

    By Tess Sohngen|July 18, 2017

    Smile for the camera and for gender equality. Read more

  9. Article: These African Countries May Fall Into Famine by 2018
    Food & Hunger

    These African Countries May Fall Into Famine by 2018

    By Tess Sohngen|July 17, 2017

    Despite increases in food aid, conditions continue to worsen in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia. Read more

  10. Article: This Company in India Is Offering Paid Menstrual Leave, and Its Employees Are Loving It
    Girls & Women

    This Company in India Is Offering Paid Menstrual Leave, and Its Employees Are Loving It

    By Tess Sohngen|July 17, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    The media company is one of the first in India to adopt the policy. Read more

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