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Shakira Appointed to Obama's Education Commission

Shakira Appointed to Obama's Education Commission

Shakira gets officially appointed to President Obama‘s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics on Thursday (October 6) in Washington, DC.

“This is a tremendous honor for me. I am humbled that my philanthropic experience could be helpful or that my voice can be used to amplify the message and work of the President and this Commission,” the 34-year-old Colombian singer said.

“As I have seen in my own Foundation work, the only road out of poverty is education. For a host of reasons, Latino young people in this country disproportionately drop out of school and far too few finish college. Closing this gap will not only determine the economic future and competitiveness of this nation, but can serve as a model for the world. I am grateful to have an opportunity to support such important work,” she added.

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  • lexy hates bilson

    That’s great! Nice to see this talented Latina on this site!!

  • lylian

    Good job! Well done Shakira.

  • Dantius

    God, you have great legs. She is absolutely beautiful. It is a shame she couldn’t show off more of her great body with that dress.

  • Rebecca Honey

    Shakira has an amazing figure. I just love her curves. She’s so shapely. She’s a great example to women around the country.

  • Jack Easton

    Shakira is lovely, gorgeous, sexy and beautiful. I love her. Colombian perfection doesn’t get much purer than her.

  • Keyes

    Love Shakira, very attractive and sexy. She’s amazing. That woman is incredible. There’s a lovely gentleness and sweetness to her.

  • Tota

    Tomorrow my sister brithday. Im glad for me

  • Lex

    She’s someone I really look up to. I think she’s really, really sexy and I just have so much respect for her.

  • LondonCalling

    prefer her wih curly hair!

  • miapocaa

    i like both obama and shakira but just because some wants to eff her in teh obama administration does not mean she knows jack about education. There are highly educated policy folks searching for jobs for which they are deemed nto qualified just because they have not work on a very minute particular issue within issue and then to see someone with no background at all be appointed to weigh in on EDUCATION be it be for hispanics or white people is teh smae as saying your education is worth nothing…you should have quit and made money from shaking your arse then we will give you a job in advising the president.
    well done obama, keep racking up your mistakes

  • miapocaa

    Isnt she from Colombia, arent there other Hispanics who are well educated to take up this position..when the presidency is used for campaigning for hispanic votes, its just too obvious

  • sunnyroberto

    She’s from Columbia, not even an American citizen. If she’s so concerned with hispanic education, she should look at Columbia, or Mexico, or Venezuela, or any of a dozen or two spanish nations where youth are poorly served by their government.

    But she does look good in tight mini-skirts.

  • mwannir
  • Ka simply amazing

    Old lady Shakira

  • slig o lambert ^___^ cute

    wollcom bak

  • maria

    Congratulations on her appointment. She is an amazing artist and can articulate really really good the correlation between poverty and education. Yes, she is that smart!!!!!!! Unlike some celebrities who do charity work for photo ops…she has been an altruistic person way before Angelina Jolie ever thought of fixing her image by doing charity work. she is one smart woman and I love the fact that she was chosen by Obama to represent.

  • Prez Zero

    Does anybody see the Irony here…Are we supposed to PAY forever for the world’s problems cause their corrupt governments and can’t get their shiiiit together…while going broke ourselves.

  • tool

    Globalist Tool … don’t speak all latinos expecially since Obamao has doubled unemployment for latinos and blacks..

  • cabrona

    Why don’t you start by fixing your shiiithole of a country before you come here to tell us how run our country….cabrona.

  • yep

    great! the more people give the better! thanks!

  • Jesse

    She is a excellent choice. Ppl who are hating need to STFU, and let her do her thing. She is a world ambassador for education, she has been involved in so many charities for education world wide that appointing her to this position makes sense.

  • kennedy

    @miapocaa she’s actually been working on this for 15 years ok. this is not something she planned overnight

  • Taxed Enough Already

    She should do it with her money not the hardworking Taxpayers Money. We have given enough. Go shake down another Country.

  • Eddie

    What would she know about what American students Hispanic or other wise, when she wasn’t educated in the US, and doesn’t even have a college degree , so what education does she have to be on his education council , what a cluster fu-k of a loser Obama has turned out to be.

    Maybe she should be his jobs and economic adviser since she couldn’t do any worse the Obama administration and democrats.

  • meme

    People will sit on their azzes complaining about what other people do. The woman is very successful and she is using that platform to help young people….people are so jealous…she earned the right to be appointed to this position….you losers!!!! people need to do something instead of complaining so much. She might not have been educated in the U.S.A….but I bet she knows more about this country than people in this country. She sounds smarter than most people who are complaining on this blog lmao.

  • dragon girl


    You make so much sense. The educational system in America is not the same as in impoverished nations. It’s great if she tries to make a difference for those nations, but she wasn’t educated in this country. How can she really represent if she never experienced it herself??

  • Karina

    I Loveee Is AMazing……..Go Shakiraaa

  • Serafina

    She is an amazing artist and can articulate really really good the correlation between poverty and education.


    Cette information est utile pour mon travail, merci!