Meghan Markle visits Project Fearless entrepreneurship course
Meghan Markle joined a youth entrepreneurship course as a guest coach to give “inspirational and encouraging” feedback, it was revealed.
Meghan, 40, visited the nonprofit Project Fearless in Amsterdam in April while in the Netherlands for the Invictus Games.
The group, founded by Mérida Miller in 2019, aims to equip girls and non-binary children (ages 9-14) with the tools to succeed in all aspects of their lives through extracurricular classes ranging from the science of climate to skateboarding, kickboxing, entrepreneurship and more.
A collection of images shared by the Dutch organization shows Meghan during this particular lesson hugging a smiling young participant, raising her hand and cheering for a team photo with a group of teenagers, sitting in a talking circle, doing some brainstorming on a whiteboard and more.
The Duchess of Sussex, co-founder of Archewell, said: “Safe and supportive spaces like Project Fearless empower girls to express themselves, strengthen each other, build resilience and take on new challenges.”
Project Fearless revealed the special moment to celebrate its third anniversary on Monday. Since its inception, it has grown to serve almost 750 girls and non-binary students in Amsterdam.
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On joining her first entrepreneurship class, Project Fearless said Meghan had “provided inspiring and encouraging feedback on the girls’ sustainable business cases, and enthusiastically joined in a group exercise on how to deal with fears”.
“The Duchess’ visit was a great way to celebrate the impact Project Fearless has had over the past three years, introducing girls to an accessible role model who is making a difference and using her voice,” Mérida Miller said.
At the Invictus Games themselves, Meghan joined husband Prince Harry at the multi-sport event which uses ‘the power of sport to inspire recovery, support rehabilitation and generate wider understanding and respect for the military injured, injured and sick’.
We last saw the couple in the UK during the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee the first weekend of June, where they made their first official engagement in their capacity since retiring. royals in March 2020, and move to California.
Additional Report AP.