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Friday Aug 07 2020
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Web Desk

Meghan Markle to make hosting debut for virtual talk about gender equity

By
Web Desk
Meghan Markle to make hosting debut for virtual talk about gender representation in media

In a first, Meghan Markle will be moderating an insightful virtual summit next week.

It was recently revealed that the Duchess of Sussex will be taking part in the '19th Represents Virtual Summit' as the host, where she will be in conversation with the 19th's co-founder and CEO, Emily Ramshaw, and discuss the topics of gender, representation, and the future of news-based media.

"The 19th's commitment to reporting and storytelling that lifts up those who are too often underrepresented in the media has never been more important," said Meghan in a statement to Glamour magazine.

"I'm looking forward to asking the co-founder what it means to build a media outlet with gender equity, diversity, and community at its core," said the outlet.

According to Glamour, Meghan's appearance will be featured at the summit—which marks the centennial of women's right to vote in the United States—and will take place on Friday, August 14.

Other esteemed speakers and personalities who will participate in the five-day event include Hillary Clinton, Stacey Abrams, Kamala Harris, Melinda Gates, Alicia Garza, and Meryl Streep.