Rihanna has been recognized and named as Harvard University’s Humanitarian of the Year 2017. The pop-star has been busy contributing her love to society over years.
She will be receiving the award on Tuesday, February 28 at Sanders Theatre at 4pm.
In an official statement on Harvard University portal, director of the Harvard Foundation, Dr. S. Allen Counter said:
“Rihanna has charitably built a state-of- the-art center for oncology and nuclear medicine to diagnose and treat breast cancer at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Bridgetown, Barbados,” said S. Allen Counter, the Harvard Foundation’s director.
“She has also created the Clara and Lionel Foundation Scholarship Program [named for her grandmother and grandfather] for students attending college in the U.S. from Caribbean countries, and supports the Global Partnership for Education and Global Citizen Project, a multiyear campaign that will provide children with access to education in over 60 developing countries, giving priority to girls and those affected by lack of access to education in the world today.”