"As a mom myself, it's devastating to know that children are suffering because they don't have adequate nutrition. All children should be able to grow up strong and healthy, with the opportunity to reach their full potential," she said in a statement. "As a UNICEF Ambassador, I want to use my platform to help end global malnutrition, which is why I'm so excited about UNICEF Kid Power—which gets kids and families involved in saving children's lives."
The singer also stopped by Good Morning America on Monday to talk about her new role, where she admitted that working with UNICEF has always been on her mind. "I've always wanted to work with UNICEF," she said. "It's the one organization that has over the last 15 years just consistently been in my mind for all the amazing things that they do."