Shakira
GET UPDATES FROM Shakira
 

Entries by Shakira

Alzar la voz: Cómo podemos ayudar para extender la educación de calidad

(69) Comments | Posted August 9, 2013 | 1:35 AM

Aunque mi ocupación principal es la de artista, tengo otra pasión que con el paso de los años se ha desarrollado de manera conjunta a mi carrera, que es promover la educación en la temprana infancia. Crecí en una Colombia que estaba dividida y golpeada por la pobreza. En Barranquilla,...

Read Post

Alzando nuestras voces: Cómo podemos colaborar para ampliar la educación de calidad

(4) Comments | Posted August 7, 2013 | 2:23 PM

Aunque mi principal ocupación es la de una entretenedora, tengo otra pasión que con el paso de los años se ha desarrollado de manera conjunta con mi carrera artística, y eso es promover la educación en la temprana infancia. Crecí en una Colombia que estaba dividida y golpeada por la...

Read Post

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

(49) Comments | Posted August 6, 2013 | 10:30 AM

Though my principle occupation is that of an entertainer, I have another passion that's developed side by side over the years along with my artistic career, and that is promoting for early childhood education. I grew up in a Colombia that was divided and poverty-stricken. In Barranquilla, where I came...

Read Post

Education for Peace

(84) Comments | Posted July 13, 2011 | 8:40 PM

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. This conference was dedicated to "the crucial decisions that will make a better tomorrow."

The afternoon of the conference, I visited the...

Read Post

Arizona and Our Future

(793) Comments | Posted April 30, 2010 | 7:48 PM

For the past days I have been troubled and continue to struggle internally with law 1070. As a Latina and as someone who believes in equality, I am deeply concerned about the impact Arizona's new immigration law will have on hard-working Latino families.

So, I decided to fly to Phoenix...

Read Post

Hope in Haiti: Continuing to Support the Haitian People

(62) Comments | Posted April 15, 2010 | 4:02 PM

This past Sunday I visited Haiti. Never before had I seen a place with this level of destruction. They have been left with no infrastructure: water, sanitation, electricity, schools or hospitals, and 86 percent of the population is unemployed with one million eight hundred thousand people displaced.

I saw mothers...

Read Post