Rihanna, an international pop star, actress and budding diplomat, is serious about getting world leaders to pay attention to global education.
About a month after tweeting at Emmanuel Macron about his plans to fund education, RiRi met France’s president and first lady, Brigitte Macron, to discuss the issue face to face. The “Umbrella” singer shared a tweet about the meeting on Wednesday afternoon.
“Thank you Mr. President
@EmmanuelMacron and Madame First Lady for the incredible meeting and passion for global and girls education!” she wrote.
— Emmanuel Macron (@EmmanuelMacron) July 26, 2017
Rihanna first tweeted at Macron in June, asking if France would commit to #FundEducation. The pop star sent similar tweets to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Argentine President Mauricio Macri and Germany’s spokesman for the federal government, Steffen Seibert.
Upon seeing the photos of RiRi with Macron, folks on Twitter were loving it.
You're more presidential than Trump. Thanks for making the world a better place with your music and your activism! pic.twitter.com/YiacxqapUP
— Brian A. Hernandez (@BAHjournalist) July 26, 2017
And thank you for making a change in this world that we currently live in 😬 pic.twitter.com/iA9CiRyGL7
— #R9 Coming Soon (@_LoveForRihanna) July 26, 2017
Over the years, Rihanna has become quite the philanthropist, using her fame to influence positive change in the world and bring attention to important issues.
Aside from continuing to advocate for “effective education and health programs around the world” through her Clara Lionel Foundation, she launched a scholarship last year to …
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