Global Citizen Hangout: A Live YouTube Discussion on Empowering Women


New Global Citizens is excited to announce our Global Citizen Hangout with special guest Rebecca Brandt, co-founder of A Ban Against Neglect, on November 1 at 3 p.m. PST!

This Global Citizen Hangout will focus on the discussion of women empowerment in conjunction with economic and environmental sustainability. As Director of Programs, Rebecca works with Ghanaian women and men to combat their poverty by taking an environment issue of excessive waste, and in turn, using it to create marketable goods to sustain themselves. To learn more on A Ban Against Neglect’s programs, read here.

If you have questions you would like discussed or answered by Rebecca, please tweet @NGCitizens or email NGC’s communication coordinator at Make sure your tweet contains #GCHangout

Make sure to tune in Friday, Nov 1, at 3 p.m. PST at

Our mission with Global Citizen Hangout live via YouTube is to put together a collection of short videos accessible to teachers, students and anyone across the world interested in engaging in a discussion on a specific global issue at anytime. Our special guests are individuals who work on a daily basis to eradicate several global issues and are most knowledgable on such topics. If you are unable to join us live, please know that all Global Citizen Hangout videos will be archived on our YouTube channel.

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