Meghan Markle and Michelle Obama have cemented their presence as role-models for millions of young girls from around the world with their achievements and grace. They are strong and independent women who have made it on their own and stand firmly behind their beliefs. While Michelle Obama has been one of the most active and influential first ladies of all time, Meghan has been influential in her own way by changing the dynamics of British monarchy by stepping away from royalty. The two women would now come together and share a platform to speak with thousands of young women who look up to them for inspiration.
As reported by BET , "Markle and Obama have joined forces with Girl Up , a leadership initiative that works to inspire young women to fight for gender equality and social change. To date, they have worked with 65,000 girls in nearly 120 countries and all 50 United States." This is quite an achievement for a platform looking to inspire and support young women.
Girl Up wrote on Twitter: "The present is female! But don’t take our word for it. Hear Meghan Markle, The Duchess of Sussex’s advice for global girls leaders when she takes the stage at the 2020 @GirlUp Leadership Summit, happening virtually July 13-15!"
The virtual summit will also have other notable celebrities like the Nobel Peace Prize laureate Nadia Murad, actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas, and COO of Facebook Sheryl Sandberg.