Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Speak With Malala Yousafzai About the Challenges Girls Face Accessing Education



Prince Harry, Meghan Markle, Ziauddin Yousafzai are posing for a picture: Harry and Meghan's conversation with Malala "looked at COVID-19’s disproportionate impact on young women’s access to education."


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Harry and Meghan’s conversation with Malala “looked at COVID-19’s disproportionate impact on young women’s access to education.”

Since stepping back as senior royals, Prince Harry and Meghan have taken part in several high profile appearances and discussions. And now they have filmed a chat with global icon Malala Yousafzai which will be aired on Sunday in honor of International Day of the Girl.

T&C understands that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex spoke with Malala about the challenges that women and girls face around the world accessing education, especially in light of the pandemic. “Their conversation looked at COVID-19’s disproportionate impact on young women’s access to education and how everyone can all contribute to a more equal future for girls, as well as the value of education in their own lives,” a source said.

The chat will be streamed on the Malala Fund’s website and YouTube Channel

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Prince Harry, Meghan Markle to speak with Malala Yousafzai about COVID-19’s impact on girls’ education

Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan Markle, are scheduled to appear in a video Sunday with activist and Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai to discuss the barriers facing girls in their access to education around the world amid the coronavirus pandemic.



Prince Harry, Meghan Markle looking at a cell phone: Prince Harry, Meghan Markle to speak with Malala Yousafzai about COVID-19's impact on girls' education


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Prince Harry, Meghan Markle to speak with Malala Yousafzai about COVID-19’s impact on girls’ education

According to the Associated Press, the conversation will be published on the Malala Fund’s YouTube channel and website in celebration of the International Day of the Girl Child.

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The United Nations declared Oct. 11 as the International Day of the Girl in 2011 to promote girls’ rights and address obstacles young women face across the world.

The Malala Fund, founded in 2013 by Yousafzai and her father, Ziauddin, is an international nonprofit organization partnering with girls education initiatives in various countries, including Afghanistan, Brazil and India.

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Special Education Students Speak to Vet For Employment Program

OAK FOREST, IL — Students in Bremen High School District’s Transitional Employment Program (TEP) participated in a virtual question and answer session with veterinarian, Dr. Abigail Roeters, from Mill Creek Animal Clinic in Palos Park.

On Sept. 24, students from district 228 met with Roeters virtually where they were able to ask questions and learn soft workplace skills, according to the district.

Students in the program are junior and senior special educations students who are preparing to graduate and enter the workforce, the district said. Teacher Christina Botica says her students have been learning about various soft skills in the workplace, such as communication, teamwork, listening, respect and responsibility.

The district said this opportunity gave students the chance to practice those soft skills, learn more about the veterinarian career and also learn about animals, such as own pets they may have at home.

“I am trying to introduce the students

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Holyoke Community College President Christina Royal will speak on the future of higher education Friday

Holyoke Community College President Christina Royal will speak about her vision for the future of higher education Friday at noon when she appears on State Sen. Eric Lesser’s “Lunchtime Livestream” series.

The event will be livestreamed on both Facebook and Twitter. Royal will also speak about her college’s efforts to support its students during the transition to remote learning, and the future of higher education due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Royal is one of the region’s most experienced educators on the subject of remote education, and one of its champions. She’s been involved with distance learning for about 20 years. Holyoke Community College is handling the fall semester by remote education, partly in deference to its population of commuter students and many older students.

The discussion will be followed by a question-and-answer session on community colleges and the future of higher education.

Prior to becoming president of Holyoke Community College

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