The singer-songwriter-actress-author-icon is committed to changing the future of children in Malawi. She proves that with frequent trips to Africa for Raising Malawi, a charity she co-founded that funds shelter, nutrition, medical care, and education for more than a million orphans and impoverished children in the country. Right now, the performer is focusing her efforts on the Raising Malawi Academy for Girls. "There's no better way to transform a nation than by empowering its women."
HOW YOU CAN HELP Visit raisingmalawi.org to donate money and find out how to volunteer with the organization.Read MoreLess