Ronaldo joins an illustrious and fast-growing group of sports celebrities who have taken up similar roles, including tennis player Anna Kournikova, who is one of several global ambassadors for PSI, the global health group, and David Beckham, the British footballer, who helps to promote UNICEF’s work.
Jenny Lei Ravelo is a Devex senior reporter based in Manila. Since 2011, she has covered a wide range of development and humanitarian aid issues, from leadership and policy changes at DfID to the logistical and security impediments faced by international and local aid responders in disaster-prone and conflict-affected countries in Africa and Asia. Her interests include global health and the analysis of aid challenges and trends in sub-Saharan Africa.
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