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Pitbull’s Arizona Charter School to Open This Year

Pitbull will open another tuition-free school to support children in underserved communities – this time in Mesa, Arizona. Speaking at the Gateway Celebrity Fight Night, the global superstar and education advocate whose real name is Armando Christian Pérez, announced that his SLAM! Foundation would be opening the new K-5 public charter school in August this…

Malala Officially Graduates From Oxford University!

Malala Yousafzai is officially an Oxford graduate! Well, she already was last year, when she graduated virtually and gave an inspirational commencement speech – but now it’s the real deal. The Nobel Prize laureate, girls’ education activist and Taliban shooting survivor has attended the ceremony which was postponed due to the pandemic, picking up her…

The Beautiful Reason Why Travis Van Winkle Wants You To Give Up Your Coffee Money For His Birthday

You actor Travis Van Winkle is celebrating his 39th trip around the sun and to mark the occasion, he’s asking his fans to take part in his special day. The birthday boy is urging us to consider donating our coffee money to buildOn, a nonprofit he’s supporting that’s working to end the cycle of poverty…

Barbra Streisand’s Launching a Research Institute to Address the Climate Crisis, Empower Women & More

Barbra Streisand is hoping to inspire future generations to solve some of society’s biggest problems. The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), announced this week that the music icon is launching her own institute with four specific research areas: the impact of the climate crisis, the dynamics of intimacy and power between men and women,…

A Scholarship’s Being Created in Halyna Hutchins’ Name to Support Aspiring Female Cinematographers

Friends and mentors of late cinematographer, wife and mum Halyna Hutchins have found a beautiful way to honour her memory. They’ve creating a scholarship through the American Film Institute (AFI) where Halyna studied, to support other aspiring female cinematographers.   View this post on Instagram A post shared by Matthew Hutchins (@mhutchins777) Halyna’s husband Matt Hutchins…

Malala’s Urging Us to Sign an Open Letter Calling on World Leaders to Get Every Afghan Girl Back in School

Malala Yousafzai is urging us all to read, sign and share an open letter calling on world leaders to take urgent action so girls in Afghanistan can go back to school. The letter, which was written by the Nobel Peace Prize winner and Taliban shooting survivor in conjunction with women’s rights advocates Zarqa Yaftali and…

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Beyoncé & JAY-Z Support Over 60 Students Through Their “About Love Scholarship”

Earlier this year, we heard Beyoncé and JAY-Z were teaming up with Tiffany & Co to create a $2 million scholarship fund for students attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities. And today, their respective foundations BeyGOOD and The Shawn Carter Foundation, have announced the names of over 60 students who are receiving the support to pursue their dreams! “Congrats to all…

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Howard University Announces a Scholarship in Chadwick Boseman’s Name

Chadwick Boseman’s alma mater, Howard University, is honouring the late actor with a scholarship in his name. It’s called the Chadwick A. Boseman Memorial Scholarship, and it’s a $5.4 million fund created with streaming platform Netflix and the support of Boseman’s wife, Simone Ledward-Boseman, which will help incoming College of Fine Arts students cover the…

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Beyoncé & JAY-Z Set Up $2 Million Scholarship Fund For Students Attending Historically Black Colleges & Unis

Just weeks after Beyoncé and JAY-Z starred in that epic “About Love” ad campaign for Tiffany & Co, they’re teaming up with the jewellery giant again, – this time, to support students attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities. In an announcement made through their foundations, BeyGOOD and The Shawn Carter Foundation, the famous couple is setting up a…

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Oprah Winfrey Launches New Scholarship Program to Support the Next Generation of Changemakers

Imagine getting a call from Oprah Winfrey to let you know you can go to the university of your dreams? Well, that is exactly what happened to 15 students who’ve been awarded a 4-year scholarship through a new initiative launched by the global media icon. The program is operating through the Oprah Winfrey Charitable Foundation with…

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George, Mindy, Eva & More Are Funding a New Film School to Help Diversify Hollywood

George Clooney, Mindy Kaling, Kerry Washington, Don Cheadle and Eva Longoria have a new project in the works and no, it’s not a new movie. (Though we would love to see that. Ocean’s 14, anyone?) The stars have joined forces with Los Angeles education officials and some high-profile agencies to fund a specialised high school with the…

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Malala Donates $150,000 to Support Kids & Rebuild Damaged Schools in Gaza

Malala Yousafzai has made a generous donation to help children in Gaza. According to non-profit Save the Children, the human rights activist and Nobel laureate (who recently added Vogue cover star to her long list of achievements!) has contributed $100,000 to support their work in repairing damaged schools in the region, providing clean water and…

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