RIHANNA RAISES 2.3 BILLION FOR GLOBAL EDUCATION
As ambassador for the Global Partnership for Education, Rihanna helped raise a whopping $2.3 billion for education in underserved countries. The singer spoke at the inaugural GPE Financing Conference in Dakar, Senegal, where she thanked those who’ve pledged and donated, while explaining why her battle continues.
We’ve made tremendous progress today, but of course, our work is never done,” she said. “We have a long way to go. This is a fight we’re never gonna stop fighting until every boy and every girl has access to education
In 2016, she was named a global ambassador for education by GPE. In February of last year, she earned Harvard’s Humanitarian of the Year Award for her work through her Clara Lionel Foundation and for constantly promoting education in various parts of the world, including Malawi.