Rihanna is a woman who can do it all and now she is the official Barbados ambassador. The Government Information Service for Barbados issued a press release on September 22, 2018, announcing Robyn “Rihanna” Fenty as the countries newest Ambassador Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary. In addition to her music career, and Fenty beauty enterprise, the Grammy-award winning singer’s official duties as ambassador will include actively encouraging support for Barbados’ tourism, education, and investment opportunities.
Rihanna’s official name as she serves in this role will be Ambassador Fenty.
Rihanna was named a Cultural Ambassador in 2008, but now that she is the Ambassador Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary her role and duties have expanded.
Rihanna released a statement in response to her new appointment.
“I couldn’t be more proud to take on such a prestigious title in my home country. Every Barbadian is going to have to play their role in this current effort, and I’m ready and excited to take on the responsibility. I look forward to working with Prime Minister Mottley and her team to reimagine Barbados.”
You may read the official press release regarding Ambassador Robyn “Rihanna” Fenty in the link below.
The Barbados Government has appointed Rihanna as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, with specific responsibility for promoting education, tourism and investment for the island. ?? https://t.co/GLsb4ui6hV pic.twitter.com/RZxhdqiJ9x
— Fenty Stats (@FentyStats) September 20, 2018
This is an official position and Rihanna will have power as Barbados’s ambassador to help create a new Barbados as she stated.
Barbados’ Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley released a statement about Rihanna’s new official position.
“Rihanna has a deep love for this country and this is reflected in her philanthropy, especially in the areas of health and education. She also shows her patriotism in the way she gives back to this country and continues to treasure the island as her home.”
Rihanna’s fans aren’t surprised that she landed the powerful position. Throughout Saturday, social media was abuzz with the news of Rihanna’s promotion. Rihanna has proved herself a savvy businesswoman and has accomplished a great deal, not only for herself and the music industry but for her native homeland as well.
Rihanna was a mere 16-years-old when she was discovered and introduced to Jay-Z of Def Jam Records whom she signed with that year.
She has climbed the ladder of success ever since.
What do you think about Rihanna’s new position as Barbados’ ambassador?