“They were incredibly welcoming to us, we focused on the topic of education from global aspects and we're going to make a very big announcement this coming September.”
“We are going on to do even more work this October in Africa,” she added. Rih has been an extremely vocal advocate for education, with her own Clara Lionel Foundation, as well as Red Cross, UNICEF and Global Citizen. The charity funds scholarships, and she recently visited Malawi to meet with their Minister of Education, local teachers and school kids to learn about what’s facing education systems in developing countries. The ANTI singer received the Peter J. Gomes Humanitarian Award from Harvard for her philanthropy – picking it up with Rih-style grace and an almighty hair flick.
“I was so inspired and impressed with his leadership,” Rihanna told press while describing Macron. “I can't wait for you guys to hear where this is going to go, but I think this is the year for education.