Meghan Markle just celebrated her 40th birthday, but she’s celebrating by giving women a gift. In a new blog posted to her and Prince Harry’s Archwell site, the Duchess of Sussex announced her “40 by 40” initiative, calling on 40 of her friends to donate 40 minutes of their time to help someone advance a professional life on her own terms. The initiative aims to help women who left the workforce during the pandemic and uses mentorship as a path to assisting women with rebuilding their economic strength and confidence after this last year, which saw many women putting their professional lives on hold to juggle personal and family responsibilities. Some of Meghan’s influential friends who’ve already pledged their time to mentor other women for the initiative include: Adele, Amanda Gorman, Gloria Steinem, Ayesha Curry, Priyanka Chopra-Jonas, Kerry Washington, Ciara, Elaine Welteroth, Katie Couric, Princess Eugenie, Gabrielle Union, Sarah Paulson, Tracee Ellis Ross and more.
The hilarious Melissa McCarthy helped Meghan make the announcement in a fun video, which you can watch below. And if you’re wondering where Prince Harry was, well he was just outside Meghan’s window juggling…??? Lol! You gotta watch the video to see all the shenanigans. And for more info on Meghan’s “40 by 40” initiative–including how you can participate yourself, click the link below the video…
I am all about girl power and as a woman whose work & career have been vital to my sense of identity, I commend Meghan for uplifting working women and creating this initiative for women to help other women. Of her 40 x 40 initiative, Meghan says,
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