Bonang Matheba to lead talk on girls’ education at upcoming UN summit

Bonang Matheba to lead talk on girls’ education at upcoming UN summit

- Bonang will be leading a forum at the UN to make plans that will improve education for girls

- The panel will include some of the world’s most prominent leaders who will brainstorm strategies to empower young girls around the world not only through education

- She will also deliver a speech at the Global Citizen Festival in New York

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Queen B will be attending the United Nations General Assembly to chair a panel discussion with world leaders to find ways to improve education for girls as well as female empowerment.

The media personality will be heading to New York for the panel which includes President of France Emmanuel Macron, British Prime Minister Theresa May, Norwegian PM Erna Solberg and Canadian PM Justin Trudeau.

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Not only will some of the world’s most powerful leaders participate in the discussion, but they will be joined by ambassadors from Global Citizen to discuss ways to improve the quality and accessibility of education for girls around the world by 2030.

The UN has deemed the upcoming panel as ‘Leave No Girl Behind’ as they aim to make sure that as many girls as possible can get an education by changing the ways societies view girls and stressing the importance of providing schooling for all members of the community.

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Briefly.co.za previously reported that Pearl Thusi, Somizi, Nandi Madida and Maps Maponyane have all been chosen as official advocates for Global Citizen and will also be joining the media personality at the UN General Assembly.

ENCA reports that later this month, Bonang will be delivering a speech at an event for Global Citizen ahead of their yearly festival in New York which allows politicians and entertainers to join together to tackle pressing issues such as poverty and ending extreme world hunger.

Queen B will also be hosting the Global Citizen Festival in Johannesburg that is set to take place in October.

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