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Meghan Markle Makes Passionate Speech About Young Women Changing The World For Virtual Conference

Meghan Markle Makes Passionate Speech About Young Women Changing The World For Virtual Conference

Meghan Markle wears a brilliant blue top during her speech for GirlUp’s Women in Leadership virtual conference.

The Duchess of Sussex‘s appearance closed out the virtual event with a speech urging young women to keep changing the world.

“I want to share something with you,” Meghan shared. “It’s that those in the halls and corridors and places of power — from lawmakers and world leaders to executives — all of those people, they depend on you more than you will ever depend on them. And here’s the thing: they know this.”

She continued, “They know that all of you, at a younger age than any modern comparison, are setting the tone for an equitable humanity. Not figuratively, literally. This is a humanity that desperately needs you. To push it, to push us, forcefully in a more inclusive, more just, and more empathetic direction. To not only frame the debate, but be in charge of the debate—on racial justice, gender, climate change, mental health and well-being, on civic engagement, on public service, on so much more. That’s the work you’re already out there doing.”

Meghan also spoke about the things that Girl Up members are already doing including creating films on social causes, creating coalitions against gun violences and more.

You can watch Meghan‘s full speech in the video below:

If you didn’t see, Meghan and husband, Prince Harry, made another recent virtual appearance together. See it here!

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