Question of the Day [Women's History Month]: How much has Rihanna contributed to Covid-19 pandemic relief in the last year?
Answer: Over $8 million! and her Clara Lionel Foundation raised over $22.5 million!
- If you had the financial success of Rihanna, what causes would you donate to? Why?
- Have you ever been able to help someone in need through your (monetary or nonmonetary) resources? How did you feel during that experience?
- What can we learn from looking at her success as a musician and entrepreneur?
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Behind the numbers (Forbes):
"Rihanna, one of the most publicly charitable celebrities, has donated upwards of $8 million to coronavirus relief efforts. She gave $1 million to New York's needy, $2.1 million to abuse victims in LA and $5 million to other charities through her Clara Lionel Foundation. Despite her musical success, she's made the bulk of her fortune from Fenty Beauty, the makeup brand she co-owns with luxury goods group LVMH."
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After graduating from UCLA with a Master's in Education, Mason spent 5 years as a science educator in a South Los Angeles public high school. He is committed to supporting the holistic growth of all students and empowering them to live a life of relational, academic, and financial success. Now settled in the Bay Area, Mason enjoys facilitating professional developments and partnering with educators as they prepare students for a bright financial future. When Mason is not building curriculum or planning a training, he can be found cycling, trying new foods, and exploring the outdoors.
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