Sofia Carson is The Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation’s new global ambassador.
The foundation announced Sofia’s new role on Thursday (August 8), revealing that as an ambassador, the Descendants 3 star will be “advocating, promoting, and increasing awareness of the Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation’s mission and educational programs.”
In addition, Sofia will also “participate in events to help raise funds and promote the Latin GRAMMY Foundation’s primary charitable focus: to provide scholarships to students interested in Latin music, grants to scholars and organizations worldwide for research and preservation of diverse Latin music genres, and music education programs, including musical instrument donations to schools in need.”
“I am immensely proud to be the first Global Ambassador for the Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation, a foundation whose goal is to provide the Latin youth of the world with the precious gift of music education, and the priceless opportunity to share their music,” Sofia said of her new role.
“The Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation and the incredible team behind its heart, offer life-changing opportunities to youth who are deeply committed to their art and are driven by their desire to leave behind a lasting musical legacy. I am deeply grateful. It is truly my privilege to be a part of this most worthy cause.”
“Sofia Carson is an exceptional role model for all”, said Becky Villaescusa, Vice President of Strategic Planning & Corporate Development at the Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation.
“Her education, discipline, and dedication inspire the music makers of tomorrow and we are incredibly thankful for her passion and generosity toward the Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation. We know she will be an outstanding ambassador, helping us make strides in our awareness efforts and growth.”
Sofia also took to Instagram to share the big news, writing:
“I am so proud to announce that I am the first Global Ambassador of the Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation. It is a privilege to partner with a foundation that gifts a music education to Latin youth across all nations, together with the priceless opportunity of sharing their music with the world<3 Tomorrow’s Latin Music Makers need you today, link in bio to donate. Thank you”
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I am so proud to announce that I am the first Global Ambassador of the Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation. It is a privilege to partner with a foundation that gifts a music education to Latin youth across all nations, together with the priceless opportunity of sharing their music with the world🖤 Tomorrow’s Latin Music Makers need you today, link in bio to donate. Thank you @latingrammyfdn @latingrammys 🖤#LatinGRAMMY #LatinGRAMMYFoundation #FundacionLatinGRAMMY Me siento muy orgullosa de anunciar que soy la primera Embajadora Global de la Fundación Cultural Latin Grammy. Muchas gracias por el inmenso privilegio de asociarme con una fundación que ofrece el regalo de la educación musical a jóvenes latinos de todos los países junto con la preciosa oportunidad de compartir su música con el mundo 🖤 Los músicos latinos del mañana te necesitan hoy, link en historias para donar. Me sinto muito orgulhosa em anunciar que sou a primeira Embaixadora Global da Fundação Cultural Latin Grammy. Muito obrigada pelo imenso privilégio de associar-me com uma fundação que oferece educação musical aos jovens latinos de todos os países, junto com a oportunidade preciosa de compartilhar sua musica com o mundo todo🖤. Os músicos latinos de amanhã precisam de vocês hoje. Acesse o link nos stories para fazer sua doação.
The Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation works to promote international awareness and appreciation of the contributions of Latin music and its makers to the world’s culture, and to protect its rich musical legacy and heritage. The Foundation’s provides scholarships to students interested in Latin music, and also provides grants to scholars and organizations worldwide for research and preservation of diverse Latin music genres. You can learn more about the foundation over on their official website.
Congratulations to Sofia on her new role!
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