Rihanna Meets With Macron To Talk Education

By 12:17 Thu, 27 Jul 2017 Comments

Pop star Rihanna has been putting in some “work” on global education efforts, and a meeting yesterday with France’s president appears to have paid off.

President Emmanuel Macron said on Twitter after the pair met in Paris that he is "committed" to helping address the challenge of 264 million children being out of school.

He mentioned the social action platform Global Citizen and a nonprofit founded by Rihanna, the Clara Lionel Foundation. The the Global Partnership for Education said Rihanna, its global ambassador, met with Macron about the urgency to fund global education.

"We focused on the topic of education from global aspects, and we will make a very big announcement this coming September," Rihanna told journalists outside the Elysee palace in Paris after the meeting, without elaborating. You go girl, billionaire bae must be proud!



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