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.

Stories

  1. Article: Australia Just Pledged $6,000,000 to Improve Water and Sanitation Services at Global Citizen’s Event in New York

    Australia Just Pledged $6,000,000 to Improve Water and Sanitation Services at Global Citizen’s Event in New York

    By Tess Sohngen|Sept. 22, 2017

    A world without poverty is a world with access to clean water and sanitation. Read more

  2. Article: Yemen Is Experiencing the Worst Single-Year Cholera Crisis in History

    Yemen Is Experiencing the Worst Single-Year Cholera Crisis in History

    By Tess Sohngen|Sept. 21, 2017

    The end is not yet in sight. Read more

  3. Article: One-Third of This Country’s Entire Population Has Become Refugees

    One-Third of This Country’s Entire Population Has Become Refugees

    By Tess Sohngen|Sept. 21, 2017

    Most of the people fleeing the violence are unaccompanied children. Read more

  4. Article: This Deadly Epidemic Kills Nearly 100 Americans Every Day

    This Deadly Epidemic Kills Nearly 100 Americans Every Day

    By Tess Sohngen|Sept. 20, 2017

    And it’s lowering overall life expectancy across the country. Read more

  5. Article: Why You Should Probably Never Use Microbead Soaps Again

    Why You Should Probably Never Use Microbead Soaps Again

    By Tess Sohngen|Sept. 20, 2017

    Tiny beads = big problems. Read more

  6. Article: This Is the Best Way to Lift Women Out of Poverty, According to Melinda Gates

    This Is the Best Way to Lift Women Out of Poverty, According to Melinda Gates

    By Tess Sohngen|Sept. 20, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    “If you believe in women, you fund things for women.” Read more

  7. Article: At Least 226 Dead as Another Massive Earthquake Shakes Mexico

    At Least 226 Dead as Another Massive Earthquake Shakes Mexico

    By Tess Sohngen|Sept. 19, 2017

    The epicenter was located just 75 miles from Mexico City. Read more

  8. Article: Detroit Rapper Big Sean Is Using His Music to Break Down Barriers Surrounding Poverty

    Detroit Rapper Big Sean Is Using His Music to Break Down Barriers Surrounding Poverty

    By Tess Sohngen|Sept. 19, 2017

    Big Sean has big dreams for ending extreme poverty. Read more

  9. Article: UNICEF Is Working to Get 1 Million Children in Texas Back in School After Hurricane Harvey

    UNICEF Is Working to Get 1 Million Children in Texas Back in School After Hurricane Harvey

    By Tess Sohngen|Sept. 19, 2017

    It’s now been more than a month. Read more

  10. Article: 7 Hispanic Americans Who Are Making the World A Better Place

    7 Hispanic Americans Who Are Making the World A Better Place

    By Tess Sohngen  and  Erica Sanchez|Sept. 15, 2017

    More reasons to celebrate Hispanic Heritage month. Read more