When the babies leave the nest, the mothers cry. Even if they are international divas like Angelina Jolie. That she was shot while she hid her tears, but not emotion the day he accompanied his daughter Zahara at the Spelman Collegethe University of Atlanta where the girl has just been admitted.
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“I’m not crying yet … but I’m so excited”, are the words of the diva, which are heard in the filming of the vice president of the College, Darryl Hollomanwho then posted the video on his Instagram profile, with the comment: «Welcome to the Campus, Zahara».
It was Angelina Jolie herself who announced that her seventeen-year-old daughter she had been admitted to Spelman College: “It is a great honor to have a family member among Spelman’s students” wrote the Oscar-winning actress on her Instagram account. “Greetings to all the students who start dating this year.”
Founded in 1881, Spelman is exclusively female and is una of the most prestigious American universities. But for Zahara, who was born in Ethiopia, it also has a symbolic value because it is a school of excellence “Specialized in the education of women of African descent”which aims to train the women leaders of the future, focusing on social change.
A choice, that of Zahara, in line with the lessons learned from his motherwhich has always been attentive to social issues and civil rights to such an extent that it has become Envoy of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees. Mother Angelina, moreover, has been accompanied by her daughter several times in important meetings related to the issues that are most close to her heart.
And this is how Zahara, for example, met her when she was only 15 years old Ethiopian president Sahle-Work Zewde to discuss theimportance of girls’ educationsupplies of sanitary pads to school and drug-resistant tuberculosis, a major health crisis in the nation, for which the Jolie-Pitt Foundation has started a program that bears the name of the girl.
In short, the premises for Zahara Jolie-Pitt, the new Spelman Girl, to become one leader of tomorrow they are all there. And reasons to move theproud mother Angelinaalso.
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