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Raising Our Voices: How We Can Collaborate To Expand Quality Education

Shakira | Posted 10.06.2013 | Impact

My career as a singer has given me my greatest gift of all--my voice. It's a gift that allows me to express myself as an artist but also one that affords me a platform to shine the spotlight on issues infinitely more important than my own career.

Shakira Reaching Milestones In Her Career

Posted 01.08.2012 | Latino Voices

Shakira has a lot to be proud about this week. The 34 year-old Colombian superstar is being immortalized in The Hollywood Walk of Fame and awarded the...

Education for Peace

Shakira | Posted 09.12.2011 | Education

Last month, I had the pleasure and honor of attending the Third Israeli Presidential Conference in Jerusalem as a panel speaker and guest of President Shimon Peres.

WATCH: Shakira Visits Israeli, Palestinian Children In Jerusalem

Posted 08.28.2011 | Impact

Shakira danced hugged and laughed with Israeli and Palestinian children at a bilingual school in Jerusalem. From AFP: Speaking at a joint press...

Shakira Pledges To Build School In Haiti

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Shakira has committed to build a new school in Haiti through her nonprofit, Barefoot Foundation, her Web site announced Thursday. The foundation, in...

Whenever, Wherever, Shakira Wants Global Education

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Many know Shakira for her Latin-inspired pop songs and hip gyrations. But the singer was subdued and earnest in a recent op-ed in the Economist, where...