Even while settling into life with Prince Harry and son Archie Stateside, Duchess Meghan continues to connect with young people in the United Kingdom.
To mark International Women’s Day this year, the Duchess of Sussex penned a heartwarming letter to students at Robert Clack School in Dagenham, London. Meghan famously visited the school last year, before stepping down as a senior working royal along with Harry, to mark the 50th anniversary of equal pay legislation in the U.K. In her letter, Meghan recalled her experience meeting with so many of the students and also encouraged them to continue celebrating trailblazing women in the years to come. The duchess also expressed empathy for the students who have needed to adjust to homeschooling over the last year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
“It was this time a year ago that I had the pleasure of meeting so many of you during my visit to celebrate International Women’s Day and mark the 50th anniversary of the Equal Pay Act,” she began. “I look back on that day with such fond memories, and think of you all frequently, especially recognising how difficult it’s been for students and families during the past year.”
She continued, “This International Women’s Day, in collaboration with the work of our non-profit organisation, Archewell Foundation, we are encouraging everybody to participate in real acts of compassion for the women in their lives and…