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Sushmita Roy is an editorial intern at Global Citizen. She studied journalism and psychology at New York University. Her close friends and family started calling her “Sushi” before the dish became mainstream. Sushmita’s research interests include immigration, human interest stories, and social psychology. She passionate about advocating for gender equality and immigration rights.

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  1. Artículo: Senegal, One of the World’s Biggest Ocean Polluters, Will Enforce Fines on Plastic Use

    Senegal, One of the World’s Biggest Ocean Polluters, Will Enforce Fines on Plastic Use

    Por Sushmita Roy|1 de Agosto de 2019

    Shopkeepers will be fined $85 and manufacturers risk $34,000 in fines or six months in prison. Leer más

  2. Artículo: This Irish Teen Won the Google Science Fair Award for Removing Microplastics From Water

    Este adolescente irlandés ganó el Premio Google Science Fair por eliminar microplásticos del agua

    Por Erica Sanchez  y  Sushmita Roy|31 de Julio de 2019

    "Vivo cerca del mar y cada vez soy más consciente de la contaminación plástica en los océanos". Leer más

  3. Artículo: How One Man in Harlem Is Changing Lives, One Seed at a Time

    How One Man in Harlem Is Changing Lives, One Seed at a Time

    Por Sushmita Roy|31 de Julio de 2019

    Approximately 35% of Central Harlem’s population under 18 lives in poverty. Leer más

  4. Artículo: Closing the Wage Gap for Female Refugees Could Generate $1.4 Trillion Annually

    Closing the Wage Gap for Female Refugees Could Generate $1.4 Trillion Annually

    Por Sushmita Roy|30 de Julio de 2019

    In the US alone, refugee women could contribute an additional $1.6 billion to GDP. Leer más

  5. Artículo: India’s Bengal Tiger Population Increased by 33%  — A ‘Historic Achievement’

    India’s Bengal Tiger Population Increased by 33% — A ‘Historic Achievement’

    Por Sushmita Roy|29 de Julio de 2019

    In the year 1900, more than 100,000 tigers existed on the planet. Only 3,200 were left by 2013. Leer más

  6. Artículo: Sri Lanka Has Officially Eliminated Measles

    Sri Lanka Has Officially Eliminated Measles

    Por Sushmita Roy|26 de Julio de 2019

    It’s the fifth Southeast Asian country to be declared measles-free. Leer más

  7. Artículo: Heat Waves, Health Crises, and Hope: 13 Photos From Around the World This Week

    Heat Waves, Health Crises, and Hope: 13 Photos From Around the World This Week

    Por Olivia Kestin  y  Sushmita Roy|26 de Julio de 2019

    Devastating heat waves, now a common occurrence, struck many parts of Europe this week. Leer más

  8. Artículo: Tokyo’s 2020 Olympic Medals Will Be Made From Donated Electronic Waste

    Las medallas olímpicas de Tokio 2020 se harán a partir de residuos electrónicos donados

    Por Erica Sanchez  y  Sushmita Roy|24 de Julio de 2019

    Los desechos electrónicos son los de más rápido crecimiento en el mundo. Leer más

  9. Artículo: World Should Treat Global Health Threats Like Terrorism, Says UK Chief Medical Officer

    World Should Treat Global Health Threats Like Terrorism, Says UK Chief Medical Officer

    Por Sushmita Roy  y  Pia Gralki|22 de Julio de 2019

    “A threat in one corner of the world is a threat to anywhere else.” Leer más

  10. Artículo: 14 Powerful Photos of Protest and Persistence From Across the World This Week

    14 Powerful Photos of Protest and Persistence From Across the World This Week

    Por Olivia Kestin  y  Sushmita Roy|19 de Julio de 2019

    From protests in Puerto Rico to flooding in South Asia, these are the most dynamic photos this week. Leer más