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Parsons School of Design 69th Annual Benefit

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Looks as though Rihanna is flying back and fourth across the world still slaying , still killing iish & this time its at the Parsons School of Design Benefit. Alongside Rihanna being honored were Eileen Fisher and Neiman Marcus at the school’s 69th annual benefit, taking place on May 22 at Pier 60.

“Parsons is proud to present Rihanna with this honor, as she has inspired millions through her powerful music and distinct style,” said Joel Towers, the school’s executive dean, “She has championed our recent alumni on a number of occasions by wearing their designs. She is also creating important philanthropic programs, which support communities by fostering effective education, health, and emergency response programs around the world through her Clara Lionel Foundation.”

“I consistently find creative and exciting designs coming from Parsons alumni, so I feel a deep connection to the school.” (She’s worn pieces by several recent grads, including Matthew Adams Dolan and Melody Ya Jun Lin.) “But I am especially grateful that Parsons would recognize me for the work I’ve done in regards to philanthropy.”

This isn’t the first time our girl Riri has been honored this , she recently was honored at Harvard for the Humanitarian of the Year award. Ri opened her acceptance speech at Harvard with ” So … , I made it to Harvard.” , along side her infamous hair-flip. Who couldn’t love Riri ?

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