Priyanka Chopra, Meghan Markle and Michelle Obama to join hands for virtual summit on gender equality
New Delhi | Jagran Entertainment Desk: Global icon Priyanka Chopra Jonas will join the Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle at the Girl Up campaign which will run on a digital stage next week. The campaign will also be hosted by other influential leaders and celebrities.
The campaign today announced that Meghan Markle will be joining them as a ‘special guest’ at the virtual campaign. She is one of the closest friends of actor and producer Priyanka Chopra. Both the incredibly strong women have impacted the lives of many girls by holding campaigns, raising awareness, and funds for the rights of girls in education and society till now.
Priyanka Chopra Took to Twitter on Thursday morning to share the news with fans. She wrote, “No matter their background, girls have the power to transform themselves, their communities, and the world around them. Join me for the virtual 2020 @GirlUp Leadership Summit, July 13-15 with some of the top female leaders! Get your tickets http://GirlUp.org/Summit #GirlsLead20”
No matter their background, girls have the power to transform themselves, their communities, and the world around them. Join me for the virtual 2020 @GirlUp Leadership Summit, July 13-15 with some of the top female leaders! Get your tickets https://t.co/VJCZLNae33 #GirlsLead20 pic.twitter.com/iu3Nr2hlyV— PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) July 9, 2020
Netizens also commented on the tweet saying they are looking forward to it. A user commented, “We love you, keep inspiring million,” “can’t wait,” other user commented.
Actress Priyanka Chopra was also invited at the Royal wedding of friend-and Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle with Prince Harry in the year 2018 in England.
The other icons who are going to join hands at the renowned campaign Global Leadership Summit 2020 are Michelle Obama, former first lady, Nobel Peace Prize winner Nadia Murad, Sheryl Sandberg, Storm Reid, Monique Coleman, Chloe x Halle, Jameela Jamil, and Dr. Terarai Trent.
The Girl Up campaign was founded in 2010 by the United Nations Foundation. The campaign gives American girls the opportunity to channel their energy and compassion to raise awareness and funds for programs of the United Nations that help some of the world's hardest-to-reach adolescent girls, as per UN’s website. They provide resources and platforms to start a movement for social change in society.
Posted By: Talib Khan