Angelina Jolie has joined forces with the leaders of Guerlain and UNESCO to unveil a new program focused on the world’s bee population.
To mark International Women’s Day on Monday, the initiative, led by the actress, will empower women who care for endangered bees, with the goal of building 2,500 beehives in 25 biosphere reserves around the world. UNESCO by 2025.
Those who sign up for the program, called Women for Bees, will be trained to become beekeepers.
“When women learn skills and knowledge, their instinct is to help uplift others,” Jolie said in a statement.
“I am delighted to meet the women from all over the world who participate in this program. I look forward to getting to know them and learning more about their culture and environment, as well as the role bees play in this regard.” , the Tomb Raider star said on, shares, “I hope the training will strengthen their independence, their livelihoods and their communities.”
The first women to be trained under the initiative will come from Cambodia, where Jolie runs a foundation to support the local community.
“Guerlain has a real commitment to the environment, sustainable development and the communities with which they work,” she explained, adding: “This is what brought us together, and Women for Bees is a wonderful one. extension.