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Inaugural poet Amanda Gorman partners with beauty brand to promote literacy

Amanda Gorman
Posted at 5:33 PM, Sep 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-02 20:33:21-04

Inaugural poet Amanda Gorman inked a deal with an iconic beauty brand.

Gorman said she is the first-ever “Global Changemaker” for Estée Lauder .

In a post on Instagram, the 23-year-old said she will work with the company to “inspire change, beginning with founding WRITING CHANGE, a new philanthropic initiative of The Estée Lauder Companies.”

Estée Lauder Companies said it will contribute $3 million, over three years, to “advance literacy as a pathway to equality, access, and social change.”

Gorman shot to fame after performing at President Joe Biden’s inauguration.

She was invited to perform after a recommendation from Jill Biden, who had seen her do a reading at the Library of Congress.