Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll was born February 2, 1977 and raised in Barranquilla Columbia.
What are some of her accomplishments? She released her first album "Magia" at the age of 14. In 2001 her album won a Grammy award for "Laundry Service" the best Latin pop album. It also sold over 13 million copies worldwide.
I am a person who has many dreams. But as soon as I accomplish one, I move on to the next. That's my fatal, absurd nature. ~Shakira
Cultural Interactions: Shakira is Latin American and many of us know of her. She signs in both Colombian and English. She has many albums for Spanish and English listeners. this shows cultural interaction because her album ‘Pies Descalzos’ of 1996 became number one in eight different countries.
Revolution: Shakira urged global leaders today to invest heavily in early childhood development in the wake of new science that is creating a revolutionary shift in understanding the lasting effects of deprivation and stress on the developing brains of young children.