Rihanna has helped raise $2.3 billion for education in underprivileged countries. According to Rap-Up, Rih - who is an ambassador for the Global Partnership for Education, spoke at the inaugural GPE Financing Conference in Dakar, Senegal. At the event, she said, "We've made tremendous progress today, but of course, our work is never done. We have a long way to go. This is a fight we're never gonna stop fighting until every boy and every girl has access to education."
- The conference was hosted by French President Emmanuel Macron and Mack Sall, the president of Senegal. Among the attendees were the seven heads of state, more than 60 ministers, the President of the World Bank, leaders of UN agencies, civil society organizations and a host of others.