Actor Priyanka Chopra, who happens to be the global goodwill ambassador of UNICEF for child rights, was felicitated with the Danny Kaye Humanitarian Award at the 15th annual UNICEF Snowflake Ball, held last night. This was in recognition of her tireless efforts to uphold basic rights of children across the world. Priyanka recently also visited Ethiopia and discussed issues such as child marriage and education for children.
Proud of his wife’s achievement, an overjoyed Nick Jonas also took to social media to convey heartfelt wishes. ‘So proud of who you are and the good you’ve brought into the world as a goodwill ambassador with @unicef @unicefindia for over 15 years now. You inspire me every single day by just being you. Congratulations my love,’ his post read.
While Priyanka came on board as the UNICEF goodwill ambassador in 2010, her association with the body begun in 2006, as she started participating in various panel discussions.
Priyanka, who was last seen in Shonali Bose’s The Sky Is Pink, was recently in India to shoot for her forthcoming Netflix original The White Tiger. She is also a part of Robert Rodriguez’s We Can Be Heroes.