Princess Meghan Markle, The Duchess of Sussex is set to receive MS FOUNDATION award for her global advocacy in empowering and advocating on behalf of women and girls.
Meghan,The Duchess of Sussex is to be awarded a Women of Vision Award on May 16 by the Ms Foundation for Women — the oldest women’s foundation in the US. She is being recognised for her global advocacy to empower and advocate on behalf of women and girls.
The organization took to twitter to announce this year’s game changers and visionary leaders.
Ms. Foundation Women’s of Vision award is the US’s oldest women’s foundation .
“She is a “feminist, champion of human rights & gender equity, & global role model.”
“Her lifelong advocacy for women and girls remains a constant thread she weaves through both humanitarian & business ventures.” -_- President & CEO of the Ms. Foundation
The awards may be graced by The Duchess herself as she will receive the award from her friend and fellow feminist ,activist and journalist Gloria Steinem, who was also a co-founder of Ms. Foundation, for her ‘global advocacy to empower and advocate on behalf of women and girls’”. It is also understood that May 16 will Ms. Foundation’s 50th anniversary so it’s awards annual gala will align with the anniversary celebration in New York City’s Ziegfeld Ballroom. The 50th anniversary celebration will raise funds, and the raised funds will go towards the organization’s equity-centered initiatives.
The Duchess of Sussex has for a long time since she was as young as 11 years old advocated for women’s issues. We are looking forward to The attendance of The Duchess.