Bollywood actor Priyanka Chopra is among a host of influential female leaders and celebrities, has been invited as a guest speaker at the virtual, Girl Up Leadership Summit.She took to Twitter on Thursday to announce the same.
“No matter their background, girls have the power to transform themselves, their communities, and the world around them. Join me for the virtual 2020 @GirlUp Leadership Summit, July 13-15 with some of the top female leaders! Get your tickets http://GirlUp.org/Summit #GirlsLead20,” she wrote.
Also on the list of speakers are former First Lady Michelle Obama and Priyanka’s friend, Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle. 2018 Nobel Peace Prize winner Nadia Murad, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and actor Jameela Jamil are on the panel as well, repports Hindustan Times.
Priyanka is one of Meghan’s closest friends and also attended the Duchess’s wedding to Prince Harry in 2018 in England.
She tweeted about being appointed one of the 50 ambassadors at the Toronto International Film Festival.
The esteemed film festival will be opting for digital screenings and virtual red carpets in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The festival is scheduled to kick off from September 10 to September 19, 2020.