Indian actress Priyanka Chopra had taken over her Twitter on Thursday to announce that now she is also among a host of influential female leaders and celebrities, invited as a guest speaker at the virtual, Girl Up Leadership Summit.
The actress had posted a list of speakers including The Former First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama, 2018 Nobel Peace Prize winner Nadia Murad, Priyanka’s friend, Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle, actor Jameela Jamil, and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg.
In her caption section she wrote, “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″.
For the virtual 2020 @GirlUp Leadership Summit, even Priyanka’s fans are thrilled. In the comment section, one fan said, “I’m so proud, can’t wait, already registered, another one said You’re such an inspiration for young girls to look up to. You use your voice for good and always stand up for what’s right we need more people like you. I love you,” wrote another.
The 37-years-old actress is among closet friends of Meghan and had also visited the Duchess’s wedding to Prince Harry in 2018 in England. The American actress has interviewed Michelle for the issue of British Vogue she guest-edited.
The Bollywood actress is also trying to keep herself busy even this quarantine. Priyanka had also tweeted about being appointed one of the 50 ambassadors at the Toronto International Film Festival. On her Instagram page, she had shared a montage featuring snippets of her empowering addresses at the TIFF. Along with the video, Priyanka noted that the TIFF has been a second home for her.
In the post, she had written, “Throughout my career TIFF has been a second home for me, with many of my films, as both an actor and producer, making their world debut at the festival.” The festival is held from September 10 to September 19, 2020. Moreover, The esteemed film festival will be opting for digital screenings and virtual red carpets in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.