Shakira Appointed to President Obama's Education Advisory Board

President Barack Obama appointed Shakira to his education advisory board in the hopes of assisting children in need throughout Latin America, The Associated Press reported.

Shakira & FC Barcelona Partner to Bring Sports to Needy Children

Shakira, 34, has been working with kids in poverty since 1995 through her organization, Pies Descalsos (Barefoot Foundation), in her native Colombia, as well as Haiti and South Africa.

Latinas Giving Back: Stars Who are Making a Difference

Through her foundation, more than 6,000 students receive nutritious meals, education and psychological support services, ultimately benefiting 30,000 vulnerable children, their families and community members, the AP reported.

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