In this video Grammy-winning singer Maya Azucena talks about MDGfive.com, a website that harnesses the power of art and social media to increase community engagement in the fight to improve maternal health and reach Millennium Development Goal 5 by 2015. Maya Azucena is a co-founder of the website.
This video was taped during the MDGfive.com launch event in New York.
Brooklyn singer Maya Azucena supports humanitarian causes with her voice. A Grammy winner for her duet on Stephen Marley’s “Reggae Album of the Year,” named Best Alternative Artist by AllHipHop.com, winner for three awards including Best Female Vocal in the international competition for ABC Radio Network’s Fame Games EFFIGY Awards and two-time nominee for Best Female Vocalist of the Year at the Reader’s Choice Soul Tracks Awards. Maya sang on Washington DC's historic Mall at the Save Darfur Rally against genocide in the Sudan. She has toured extensively in the U.S., as well as throughout Europe and Croatia where her recording collaboration with Croatian super star, Gibonni, garnered two Croatian Grammys.